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JGSS-2017G

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Sampling

Sample area Nationwide
Sample population Men and women 20-89 years of age living in Japan
Sample size 1,500
Sampling method Two-stage stratified random sampling; stratified by regional blocks and population size
No. of survey points:101
No. of subjects at each survey point: approximately 15

Administration
JGSS-2017G was conducted from November through December 2017, using placement (self-administered) method. The fieldwork was entrusted to the Central Research Services Inc. (Chuo-Chosa-sha).

The Japanese General Social Surveys (JGSS) are designed and carried out by the JGSS Research Center at Osaka University of Commerce (Joint Usage / Research Center for Japanese General Social Surveys accredited by Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology). JGSS-2017G is financially assisted by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and Osaka University of Commerce.


Response Rate

No. of respondents contacted 1,500
No. of valid responses 860
No. of nonresponses or invalid responses 640 (change of address:47, address unknown:19, death:3, long term absence:22, sickness:34, in hospital:22, other:9)
Response Rate 64.0%

 

Responses by Sex and Age

No. of Responses(%)
Age 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70-79 80-89 TTL
Male 28
(7.0)
62
(15.5)
73
(18.2)
62
(15.5)
88
(21.9)
70
(17.5)
18
(4.5)
401
(100.0)
Femal 50
(10.9)
45
(9.8)
84
(18.3)
89
(19.4)
80
(17.4)
78
(17.0)
33
(7.2)
459
(100.0)
TTL 78
(9.1)
107
(12.4)
157
(18.3)
151
(17.6)
168
(19.5)
148
(17.2)
51
(5.9)
860
(100.0)
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