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nshd_62_cmy
NATIONAL SURVEY OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
PERSONAL QUESTIONNAIRE 1962
STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL

Ref. No.

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Name and Address

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Now we would like you to answer some questions about yourself and about your work. Some of them are a bit more personal than those you have been asked so far, so when you have finished this form you should put it in the envelope that will be given to you and stick it down. Read every question carefully. If you don't understand a question, or you are not sure what you have to do, ask the Youth Employment Officer.

What is your present job?

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and then go straight on to Question 8]
qc_1_i == 'X'

What job do you expect to have when you're 25?

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What pay or salary do you expect to be getting then? £ ... per week

How many

What will you have to do to get that job? What jobs will you have to do first, what exams must you pass, and so on?

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What else do you want for yourself at 25, apart from that job?

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Below are printed six things that may be important in choosing a job. Put them in order of importance for you. That is, put "1" beside the most important, "2" beside the next important, and so on down to "6" for the least important.
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security
good pay
interesting work
being able to take pride in your work
being your own boss
good prospects

What are your close friends doing now, mostly?

1
at school
2
on training courses, or at college full time
3
apprentices
4
working (not apprentices)

Do they go to evening classes?

1
yes, most of them
2
some of them
3
a few of them
4
none of them

What are the main things you do in your spare time?

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What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go?

0
none
1
youth club, run by church
2
other youth club
3
club connected with work
4
sports club
5
Scouts, guides, cadets
*
other type of club (what sort?)
Other

What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? youth club, run by church ... times a month

How many

What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? other youth club ... times a month

How many

What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? club connected with work ... times a month

How many

What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? sports club ... times a month

How many

What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? Scouts, guides, cadets ... times a month

How many

What games or sports do you take part in nowadays? [if any]

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Who organises them?

1
a club at work
2
an outside sports club
3
you and your friends
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other group (say which group)
Other

Is there anything about your job, or your life in general which causes you a lot of worry?

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Has anything important happened to you or to your family since January 1961 that you haven't been asked about today? Would you like to say what it was?

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Do you have trouble with your sleep?

1
yes
0
no
[If "YES"]
qc_21_a == 1

What sort of trouble do you have?

1
I have difficulty in getting off to sleep
2
I wake up in the night and can't get off to sleep again quickly
3
I have unpleasant dreams or nightmares
4
I wake up too early in the morning and stay awake
5
I sleep all night but I still feel tired in the morning
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Any other sort of trouble? Say what sort
Other
Now here are some questions about the way you behave, and feel, and act. After each question there is a 'yes', a '?', and a 'no'. Try and decide whether 'yes' or 'no' is how you usually feel and then circle the 'yes' or the 'no' If you find it quite impossible to decide, then circle the '?' However don't use the question-mark unless you feel you have to Work quickly and don't spend too much time on any question, we want your first reaction.
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Are you happiest when you get involved in some project that calls for rapid action?
Do you sometimes feel happy, sometimes depressed, without any apparent reason?
Does your mind often wander while you are trying to concentrate?
Do you usually take the initiative in making new friends?
Are you inclined to be quick and sure in your actions?
Are you frequently 'lost in thought' even when supposed to be taking part in a conversation?
Are you sometimes bubbling over with energy and sometimes very sluggish?
Would you rate yourself as a lively individual?
Would you be very unhappy if you were prevented from making numerous social contacts?
Are you inclined to be moody?
Do you have frequent ups and downs in mood, either with or without apparent cause?
Do you prefer action to planning for action?
Don't leave any questions out. There are no right or wrong answers - this isn't a test of intelligence, It is simply to give us an idea of how you feel and behave.
NOW CHECK AND MAKE SURE YOU'VE ANSWERED ALL THE QUESTIONS.
THEN FOLD THIS FORM AND PUT IT IN THE ENVELOPE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN, AND STICK IT DOWN. MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON THE ENVELOPE, AND GIVE THE ENVELOPE TO THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OFFICER.
THANK YOU FOR HELPING US ONCE AGAIN, AND GOOD LUCK!
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nshd_62_cmy

NATIONAL SURVEY OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
PERSONAL QUESTIONNAIRE 1962
STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
Ref. No.
Generic text
Name and Address
Generic text
Now we would like you to answer some questions about yourself and about your work. Some of them are a bit more personal than those you have been asked so far, so when you have finished this form you should put it in the envelope that will be given to you and stick it down. Read every question carefully. If you don't understand a question, or you are not sure what you have to do, ask the Youth Employment Officer.
What is your present job?
Generic text
What job do you expect to have when you're 25?
Generic text
What pay or salary do you expect to be getting then? £ ... per week
How many
What will you have to do to get that job? What jobs will you have to do first, what exams must you pass, and so on?
Generic text
What else do you want for yourself at 25, apart from that job?
Generic text

Below are printed six things that may be important in choosing a job. Put them in order of importance for you. That is, put "1" beside the most important, "2" beside the next important, and so on down to "6" for the least important.

-
security
good pay
interesting work
being able to take pride in your work
being your own boss
good prospects
What are your close friends doing now, mostly?
1
at school
2
on training courses, or at college full time
3
apprentices
4
working (not apprentices)
Do they go to evening classes?
1
yes, most of them
2
some of them
3
a few of them
4
none of them
What are the main things you do in your spare time?
Generic text
What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go?
0
none
1
youth club, run by church
2
other youth club
3
club connected with work
4
sports club
5
Scouts, guides, cadets
*
other type of club (what sort?)
Other
What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? youth club, run by church ... times a month
How many
What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? other youth club ... times a month
How many
What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? club connected with work ... times a month
How many
What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? sports club ... times a month
How many
What clubs do you belong to? How often do you go? Scouts, guides, cadets ... times a month
How many
What games or sports do you take part in nowadays? [if any]
Generic text
Who organises them?
1
a club at work
2
an outside sports club
3
you and your friends
*
other group (say which group)
Other
Is there anything about your job, or your life in general which causes you a lot of worry?
Long text
Has anything important happened to you or to your family since January 1961 that you haven't been asked about today? Would you like to say what it was?
Long text
Do you have trouble with your sleep?
1
yes
0
no
qc_21_a == 1
What sort of trouble do you have?
1
I have difficulty in getting off to sleep
2
I wake up in the night and can't get off to sleep again quickly
3
I have unpleasant dreams or nightmares
4
I wake up too early in the morning and stay awake
5
I sleep all night but I still feel tired in the morning
*
Any other sort of trouble? Say what sort
Other

Now here are some questions about the way you behave, and feel, and act. After each question there is a 'yes', a '?', and a 'no'. Try and decide whether 'yes' or 'no' is how you usually feel and then circle the 'yes' or the 'no' If you find it quite impossible to decide, then circle the '?' However don't use the question-mark unless you feel you have to Work quickly and don't spend too much time on any question, we want your first reaction.

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Are you happiest when you get involved in some project that calls for rapid action?
Do you sometimes feel happy, sometimes depressed, without any apparent reason?
Does your mind often wander while you are trying to concentrate?
Do you usually take the initiative in making new friends?
Are you inclined to be quick and sure in your actions?
Are you frequently 'lost in thought' even when supposed to be taking part in a conversation?
Are you sometimes bubbling over with energy and sometimes very sluggish?
Would you rate yourself as a lively individual?
Would you be very unhappy if you were prevented from making numerous social contacts?
Are you inclined to be moody?
Do you have frequent ups and downs in mood, either with or without apparent cause?
Do you prefer action to planning for action?
Don't leave any questions out. There are no right or wrong answers - this isn't a test of intelligence, It is simply to give us an idea of how you feel and behave.
NOW CHECK AND MAKE SURE YOU'VE ANSWERED ALL THE QUESTIONS.
THEN FOLD THIS FORM AND PUT IT IN THE ENVELOPE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN GIVEN, AND STICK IT DOWN. MAKE SURE YOUR NAME IS ON THE ENVELOPE, AND GIVE THE ENVELOPE TO THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OFFICER.
THANK YOU FOR HELPING US ONCE AGAIN, AND GOOD LUCK!
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Personal Questionnaire 1962