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Abstract
Survey Number 0747
Survey Title Korean Youth Panel Survey (Junior High school, KYPS-J), wave1(2003)-wave6(2008)
Depositor National Youth Policy Institute
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Summary This research was initiated in 2003 as a survey project of (Korea) National Youth Policy Institute. In 2003, the first survey was done for the Grade 2 in junior high school nationwide, who were extracted by multi-stage stratified random sampling. The follow-up survey has being executed every years afterwards to 2008.

This study explores various aspects and problems in respect of the life situations among the youth, such as their hopes and fears for future course, stress caused by excessive competition for entrance examination, class collapse, relinquish their study, deviation, insufficient leisure. The factors relevant to these problems can be analyzed by adopting the longitudinal research design.

This project is completed six surveys (Wave1-Wave6) by 2008. The data deposited this time comes from the surveys 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 (Wave1-Wave6).

The first investigation in 2003 is a national probability survey 3,449(3,697 were selected as a sample) Korean students Grade 2 in junior high school, and their parents. The follow-up survey is in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.

In the following, the under-mentioned name is used.
survey in 2003: The 1st survey, Wave1 (W1)
survey in 2004: The 1st follow-up survey, Wave2 (W2)
survey in 2005: The 2nd follow-up survey, Wave3 (W3)
survey in 2006: The 3rd follow-up survey, Wave4 (W4)
survey in 2007: The 4th follow-up survey, Wave5 (W5)
survey in 2008: The 5th follow-up survey, Wave6 (W6)
Universe Korean students in the Grade 2 in junior high school and their parents in 2003. The selected samples were 3,697. The successful surveying rate was 93.3%, the total number of 3,449 in 2003. From 2004 to 2008, the total number of 3,449 youth and their parents were selected as the final samples.
Unit of Observation Individual,Family
Sample Size continued response continued response rate
survey in 2003: The 1st survey, Wave1 (W1) 3449 93.3%
survey in 2004: The 2nd survey, Wave2 (W2) 3188 92.4%
survey in 2005: The 3rd survey, Wave3 (W3) 3017 87.5%
survey in 2006: The 4th survey, Wave4 (W4) 2910 84.4%
survey in 2007: The 5th survey, Wave5 (W5) 2721 78.9%
survey in 2008: The 6th survey, Wave6 (W6) 2459 71.3%

Continued response is defined as the size of the surviving sample from 2003 up to the relevant year. The continued response rate is defined as the ratio of continued response to the size of the 3449 sample successfully surveyed in 2003.
Time Period survey in 2003: The 1st survey, Wave1 (W1) : from October 27th through December 20st in 2003.
survey in 2004: The 2nd survey, Wave2 (W2) : from November 15th through December 31th in 2004.
survey in 2005: The 3rd survey, Wave3 (W3) : from October 20th through December 20nd in 2005.
survey in 2006: The 4th survey, Wave4 (W4) : from October 23rd through December 22nd in 2006.
survey in 2007: The 5th survey, Wave5 (W5) : from October 23rd through December 22nd in 2007.
survey in 2008: The 6th survey, Wave6 (W6) : from October 23rd through December 22nd in 2008.
Spatial Unit
Sampling Procedure Population: As of April 1, 2003, second year junior high school students nationwide, exclusive of those on Jeju Island
Sampling Frame: 2003 Report on Education Statistics as of April 1, 2003
Sampling Method: Stratified Multi-stage Cluster Sampling
Mode of Data Collection At the W1
There were two different data collection method applied - for the youth and for their parents or guardians.

For the youth, group interviews were conducted via school visit for which multiple (four individuals) interviewer conducted the survey using the group interview method. (To assess deviance variables properly, the data collection method includes the following steps: self-reporting, response management, editing by the interviewers, and payment of remuneration to the survey respondents)

For the parents or the guardians, telephone interviews were conducted, and the SES was assessed only with a structured questionnaire appropriate to a telephone interview survey.

From the W2 to W5
There were two different data collection method applied - for the youth and for their parents or guardians.

For the youth, individual interviews were conducted via individual tracking for those who participated in the survey. Assessment of deviance variables included self-reporting, response management, editing by interviewers, payment of remuneration to the survey respondents.

For the parents or the guardians, telephone interviews were conducted, and the SES was assessed only with a structured questionnaire appropriate to a telephone interview survey.
Investigator KYPS. The fieldwork was entrusted to Millward Brown.
Sponsors (Funds)
Related Publications (by the Investigator) (1) "A national panel survey of part time jobs of Korean youth."
(2) "A national panel survey of the private education survice. Wave 1 to Wave 4."
(3) "A national panel survey of youth poverty."

Search the reports at http://www.nypi.re.kr/paper/books.np(in Korean)
Related Publications (based on Secondary Analysis) List of related publications (based on Secondary Analysis)
Documentation [Questionnaire]
Major Survey Items For the Youth

Personal Details of the Youth
Residence
Name of school and class
Gender
Date of birth

Career Choice
Occupational maturity
Whether or not youth has decided the future occupation
Desired future occupation
The reason you want to pursue that particular career
The critical factors influencing your decision regarding your desired future occupation
The factors that may contribute to your success in your desired occupation
The factors that may determine your success or failure in your desired occupation
Educational qualifications required for your desired occupation
Subjective judgment of possibility of success in your desired occupation
The occupation that your parents want you to pursue in the future

Career Plan
The causes of study interruption
School transfer, taking time off from your studies, and dropping out
Selection of the type of education to pursue after graduation from junior high school
Any thought related to your career plan
Career maturity
(Student's) Desired level of education
Parents' desired level of education
Whether or not you have had a conversation with your parents regarding the career you want to pursue in the future
Why you want to pursue that career in the future

Career Preparation
Academic performance
Participation in class
Participation in extra private education
Individual study
Awards and certificates obtained
Preparations for the career you want to pursue in the future
Whether or not you have had part-time job
Occupational category of part-time job you had previously
Status of your participation in part-time employment
Reasons for having had such part-time job
Choice criteria for participating job search for part-time employment
Degree of unfair-treatment experienced during part-time employment
Whether or not you were made to sign a contract when you were hired on a part-time employment
Whether or not your parents agree to your part-time employment
Whether or not your part-time job is beneficial to your future career

Leisure Activities
Types of leisure activities
The people with whom you engage in leisure activities
The places where you engage in leisure activities
Your satisfaction with the leisure activities you are engaging in
Constraints preventing your leisure activity participation
Status of your participation in a training camp
Status of your participation in volunteer work
Status of your participation in club activities

Deviance and others
Attachment to parents
Parental supervision
Self-control
Pressure for academic achievement
Attachment to teachers
Attachment to schoolmates
Attachment to community
Community supervision
Frequency of contact with close friends
Attachment to close friends
Deviant experience of their close friends
Deviant experience of a respondent
Deviant experience of a respondent associated with the internet
Average weekly pocket money
Source of pocket money
Main place where to use a computer
Daily average time spent on a computer
Purpose of computer use
Possession of own mobile phone
Daily average time talking on a mobile phone
Monthly mobile phone bill
Purpose of mobile phone use

Time allocation of everyday activities
Time allocation for daily activities
Level of importance of daily activities
Type of close friends

Self-identity and others
Self-esteem
Self-stigmatization as a deviant individual
Stigmatization by others as a deviant individual
Attachment to people around them
Gender role identity
Self-reliance
Aggressiveness
Physical Aggressiveness
Anger
Emotional regulation
Anxiety, depression, and suicide impulse
Stress (tension)
Overall satisfaction with life


For the Parents (Guardians)

Type of family composition
Whether or not living with parents
Parents' level of education
Parents' occupation
Parents' employment type
Type of family composition with family members other than parents
Average monthly household income
Average monthly private education expenses
Ownership of the current residence
Date of Release 2011/05/12
Version Registered on 12 May, 2011
Topics Education/Learning
International Comparison/Diplomacy
Society/Culture
Notes for Users "The 0747 data sets and questionnaires are prepared only in English."