About the eighth wave of the survey (JHPS2016)

The eighth wave of the survey (8th wave)

- Survey Date
The survey was implemented on 31 January 2016.
- Subjects for the Survey
The 2,211 individuals who were subjects of the JHPS seventh wave.
(Valid respondents: 2,198 individuals, and 13 individuals who did not respond to JHPS Seventh Wave but who wished to participate in the survey.)
- Survey Method
The survey was implemented by the drop-off pick-up (DOPU) method
- Types of Questionnaires
Two types of questionnaires that differed according to whether there was a spouse or not were used. And another questionnaire for spouse who married with respondent in the past year.
- Collection rate
Of 2,198 individuals who were surveyed, 2,039 individuals responded the survey, and then the collection rate was 92.8%.
Nine respondents who did not respond to the survey last year cooperated in the re-survey this year.

JHPS eighth wave responses

Number of samples 2,211
Completed 2,048
Of which last respondent 2,039
Of which Revival 9
Recovery rate* 92.8%
Married 1,537
Single 511
Newlywed 7
Dropout 163

*Recovery rate = (Completed-Revival) / Completed in last year × 100

■ 8th wave (JHPS2016) questionnaire PDF