Back to Contents |___|___| : |___|___| Time SECTION P: PEERS The next questions are about you and your friends. The first questions I will ask are about your closest friends, by closest friends I mean, those friends you confide in or with whom you discuss things that are very important to you. I am interested in the close friends that you talk to everyday and also those you talk to only once or twice a year. IF NO FRIENDS, CODE 0 IN P1 AND GO TO P33 As we go through, if you remember a friend you forgot to tell me about, please let me know. Please give me the first names or initials of your closest friends. PROMPT: What is your friend’s first name or initials? | 1. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 2. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 3. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 4. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 5. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 6. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 7. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 8. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 9. NAME: _____________ _____________ | 10. NAME: _____________ _____________ |
P1. INTERVIEWER: COUNT AND RECORD THE NUMBER OF FRIENDS GIVEN ABOVE. | |___|___| # OF FRIENDS |
P2. How many of the people that you mentioned are friends with each other? ? | NONE 01 VERY FEW 02 A FEW 03 SOME 04 MANY 05 ALL 06 |
P3. How many are: INTERVIEWER: RESPONSES IN a + b SHOULD EQUAL THE # OF FRIENDS IN P1 | a. Male |___|___| b. Female |___|___| |
P4. How many: INTERVIEWER: RESPONSES TO P4a-d SHOULD EQUAL THE # OF FRIENDS IN P1. | a. Have gone to college or some other school after high school? |___|___| b. Have a high school diploma or GED, but have not gone on to any other school? |___|___| c. Do not have a high school diploma because they are still in high school? |___|___| d. Do not have a high school diploma because they dropped out of high school? |___|___| |
P5. How many are: INTERVIEWER: RESPONSES IN P5 SHOULD EQUAL THE # OF FRIENDS IN P1 | a. About the same age as you? |___|___| b. 5 or more years older than you? |___|___| c. 5 or more years younger than you? |___|___| |
For the remaining questions please think about all of your friends. How many of your friends regularly do the following? | NONE OF THEM | VERY FEW OF THEM | A FEW OF THEM | SOME OF THEM | MANY OF THEM | ALL OF THEM | P6. How many of your friends regularly go to religious services? Would you say none of them, very few of them, a few of them, some of them, many of them or all of them? | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P7. How many of your friends have a job? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P8. How many of your friends regularly volunteer their time for charitable activities and organizations that benefit the community? (Ex. The Salvation Army, Retirement Home/Nursing Home, Fraternities & Sororities, Neighborhood Beautification, Soup Kitchen, Tutoring/Mentor, Big Brother/Big Sister, Boys & Girls Club, YMCA & YWCA, Church Organization, Athletic Coaching, Boy Scouts, Hospital Volunteer, etc.) READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P9. How many of your friends regularly get involved in political causes or activities? (Such as Voter Registration, Protest/Boycott, Petitioning, Public Hearings, Political Rallies) READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P10. How many of your friends regularly attend school? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 |
How many of your friends do any of these activities? | NONE OF THEM | VERY FEW OF THEM | A FEW OF THEM | SOME OF THEM | MANY OF THEM | ALL OF THEM | P11. How many of your friends smoke cigarettes? Would you say none of them, very few of them, a few of them, some of them, many of them, all of them?? | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P12. How many of your friends drink alcohol heavily? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P13. How many of your friends use marijuana? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P14. How many of your friends use other illegal drugs such as; heroin, cocaine, uppers or LSD? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P15. How many of your friends sell illegal drugs? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P16. How many of your friends carry a gun? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P17. How many of your friends physically beat or seriously hurt other people? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P18. How many of your friends belong to a gang? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P20. How many of your friends commit serious crimes like theft, burglary, or robbery? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P21. How many of your friends have been picked up or arrested by the police? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 |
Now I would like to talk about how you and your friends handle disagreements. There are many different ways people handle disagreements. When you and your friends have disagreements, with how many of them do the following things occur? | NONE OF THEM | VERY FEW OF THEM | A FEW OF THEM | SOME OF THEM | MANY OF THEM | ALL OF THEM | P22. How many of your friends and you talk about the issue? Would you say none of them, very few of them, a few of them, some of them, many of them, or all of them? | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P23. How many of your friends avoid the issue? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | P24. How many of your friends insult, swear, or yell each other? READ CATEGORIES IF NECESSARY | 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 |
P33. Now we are going to talk about all the organizations including places of worship that you belong to or attend meetings of on a regular basis. Do you belong to or attend meetings of any of the following groups on a regular basis? READ LIST AND CIRCLE ALL THAT APPLY | Sororities/Fraternities 01 Gangs 02 Lodges or groups 03 Social/card clubs 04 Church groups, clubs, bible study, Sunday school, or choirs 05 Big Brothers/Sisters 06 Political Organizations 07 Labor union or other professional organization 08 Organized sports 09 None 10 Other group (Specify) 11 ______________________________ |
P34. Do you belong to a church? | YES 01 NO (GO TO P35) 02 |
P34a. What is the name of your church? | ________________________________ NAME OF CHURCH |
P35. How often do you actually attend religious services? Would you say... | Never, 01 less than once a year, 02 several times a year, 03 about once a month, 04 about once a week, 05 several times a week, 06 once a day, or 07 several times a day 08 |
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