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EASS 2008

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Questionnaires

 EASS 2008 Culture Module
 EASS 2008 Standard Background Variables

 

 

 Codebook

Japanese

 


Sampling

Sample area Japan Korea Taiwan China
Sample population Men and women 20-89 years of age Men and women aged 18 or older Men and women aged 18 or older Men and women aged 18 or older
Sampling method Two-stage stratified random sampling Three-stage stratified random sampling Three-stage stratified random sampling Four-stage stratified random sampling
Sample size 4,003 2,500 4,601 6,300

Administration

  Japan Korea Taiwan China
Study title Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS) Korean General Social Survey (KGSS) Taiwan Social Change Survey (TSCS) Chinese General Social Survey (CGSS)
Fieldwork dates October to December, 2008 June to August, 2008 July to September, 2008 September to December, 2008
Fieldwork method Interview and placement (self-administered) Interview Interview Interview

Response Rate

*Response rates are based on report from each of the survey project, which adopts different calculation method.

  Japan Korea Taiwan China
Valid responses 2,160 1,508 2,067 3,010
Response rate* 60.6% 61.0% 44.9% 47.8%

Responses by sex and age

No. of Responses(%)
Age -19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80- TTL
Japan Male 0
(0.0)
121
(12.1)
175
(17.4)
143
(14.2)
185
(18.4)
213
(21.2)
136
(13.5)
31
(3.1)
1,004
(100.0)
Female 0
(0.0)
125
(10.8)
174
(15.1)
186
(16.1)
220
(19.0)
237
(20.5)
161
(13.9)
53
(4.6)
1,156
(100.0)
Korea Male 28
(4.0)
134
(19.4)
153
(22.1)
139
(20.1)
109
(15.8)
70
(10.1)
51
(7.4)
8
(1.2)
692
(100.0)
Female 19
(2.3)
112
(13.8)
208
(25.6)
208
(25.6)
92
(11.3)
81
(10.0)
67
(8.2)
27
(3.3)
814
(100.0)
Taiwan Male 25
(2.4)
214
(20.8)
187
(18.2)
204
(19.8)
170
(16.5)
119
(11.6)
84
(8.2)
27
(2.6)
1,030
(100.0)
Female 33
(3.2)
211
(20.3)
198
(19.1)
202
(19.5)
212
(20.4)
95
(9.2)
63
(6.1)
23
(2.2)
1,037
(100.0)
China Male 35
(2.4)
255
(17.7)
319
(22.2)
329
(22.9)
256
(17.8)
198
(13.8)
39
(2.7)
7
(0.5)
1,438
(100.0)
Female 43
(2.7)
249
(15.8)
420
(26.7)
363
(23.1)
298
(19.0)
157
(10.0)
36
(2.3)
6
(0.4)
1,572
(100.0)
TTL Male 88
(2.1)
724
(17.4)
834
(20.0)
815
(19.6)
720
(17.3)
600
(14.4)
310
(7.4)
73
(1.8)
4,164
(100.0)
Female 95
(2.1)
697
(15.2)
1,000
(21.8)
959
(20.9)
822
(18.0)
570
(12.4)
327
(7.1)
109
(2.4)
4,579
(100.0)
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