University of Tokyo

Survey Number 1022
Survey Title Questionnaire on Consumption and Family Relationships after an Earthquake, 2012
Depositor b-style
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Educational Purpose Available for both research and instructional purposes.
Period of Data Use Permission One year
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Summary This is an Internet survey conducted in February 2012 by the Housewife Job Survey Research Agency division of "Housewife Job," (business manager: b-style Corporation) a human resources service specialized for housewives.

In this survey, we have targeted housewives to poll their "attitudes towards money following the earthquake disaster." Specifically, we have polled the following items.

(1) Changes after the earthquake (related to money)
(2) Regarding job search
(3) Changes after the earthquake (regarding your bonds with your family)
Data Type quantitative research
quantitative research: micro data
Universe People registered to b-style dispatch agency/ "Shufu JOB, " a job search medium
Unit of Observation Individual
Sample Size 188 people(Married women: 171,single women: 17)
Date of Collection 2012/02/8 (Wed) – 02/20 (Mon)
Time Period
Spatial Unit
Sampling Procedure
Mode of Data Collection Internet survey (anonymous)
Investigator b-style
Sponsors (Funds)
Related Publications (by the Investigator) Please refer to the abstract in Japanese.
Related Publications (based on Secondary Analysis) List of related publications (based on Secondary Analysis)
Documentation [Chosa-hyo][Syukei-hyo]
Major Survey Items [Face items]
・Gender, age, area of residence
・Marital status, presence of children
・Work status, work patterns

(1) Changes after the earthquake (related to money)
・Presence/absence of changes in spending habits after the earthquake
・Aspects of spending that changed (saving tendencies, stopped luxury spending, etc.)
・Whether respondent tried to increase your income after the disaster
・Methods respondent used to increase her income (increase time spent working, attempted to get a new job, etc.)

(2) Regarding job search
・[For individuals that attempted to enter a new job]things respondent emphasize when searching for a new job (close to home, reasonable work hours, etc.)
・Employment status respondent desires in current job search

(3) Changes after the earthquake (regarding your bonds with your family)
・Whether you think your bond (kizuna) with your family became stronger after the earthquake
・ When respondent felt the bond with family increased (spending more time talking about "family," talk more often reflects concern about the family, etc.)

*For details on survey items, please refer to the questionnaire.
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Topics in SSJDA Security/Crime/Disaster
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