Online Survey for Intro to Statistics


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  1. Gender:
    Male Female Transgender Other

  2. Age:
    17 or younger 18 19 20 21 22 or older

  3. Class Year:
    2014 2015 2016 2017

  4. Height:
  5. Weight:

  6. Concentration: What is your primary (intended) major?

  7. Second Major:

  8. Minor:

  9. Cumulative GPA at Colgate: (For first-semester students, this will be an estimate.)

  10. First Semester at Colgate GPA: (If you are a first-year, this will be the same as the previous.)

  11. What was your high school GPA?

  12. What was your math SAT score?

  13. What was your critical reading SAT score?

  14. What is your household's combined income?

  15. How many hours a week do you exercise?
    0-3 3-6 6-10 10-14 14+

  16. How many alcoholic drinks do you consume per week?
    0-3 3-6 6-9 9-12 12+

  17. How many meals do you eat per week with at least 1 unhealthy item (fried food, dessert, excess sugar/fat)?
    0-4 4-8 8-12 12-16 16-21

  18. Do listen to music while you study?
    Never Sometimes Always

  19. How much time do you spend watching TV per week?
    0-2 hours per week 2-4 hours per week 4-8 hours per week 8-12 hours per week more than 12 hours per week

  20. How much time do you spend on the internet?
    0-2 hours per week 2-4 hours per week 4-8 hours per week 8-12 hours per week more than 12 hours per week

  21. How often do you diet?
    Always Often Sometimes On occasions Never

  22. How often do you exercise?
    Always Often Sometimes On occasions Never

  23. What do you think about your weight?
    I'm a little underweight I'm about average weight I'm a little overweight


  24. How much does your weight matter to you on a scale of 1-10? (10 being a lot)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  25. How often do you follow celebrities?
    Always Often Sometimes On occasions Never

  26. How many hours per week do you do cardiovascular workouts (Treadmill, Bicycle, Elliptical)?
    0 1-3 4-6 6+

  27. How many hours per week do you do weightlifting exercises (anything that is not cardiovascular)?
    0 1-3 4-6 6+

  28. How many hours a week do you spend in Case-Geyer Library?
    0-5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26+

  29. How many hours of sleep do you get on average per night?
    2-3 3-4 4-5 5-6 6-7 7-8 8-9 9-10 10-11 11+

  30. How many nights per week do you typically go out?
    0 1 2 3 4 5

  31. How many extracurricular activities are you involved in?
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  32. Which brand of laptop do you currently own?
    Apple Lenovo Asus HP Toshiba Dell Acer Intel Other Do not own a laptop

  33. Think of the laptop you had before your current one. Was that laptop the same brand as your current one, or a different brand?
    Same brand Different brand Did not own a laptop prior to my current one

  34. When did you get your current laptop?
    2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 or before Not sure

  35. Why did you choose your current laptop? Please choose the factor that had the MOST impact on your decision.
    Compatibility with other devices (ex: can connect to your phone, tablet, etc.) Size Price Everyone had it, just seemed like the natural choice, didn't think much about it, etc. Touchscreen (if applicable) Memory size Operating system preferences (ex: you like Apple's iOS over Microsoft's Windows, or vice versa) Processing speed Was the best overall laptop on the market at the time of purchas Other

  36. Check the names of dance groups you are familiar with or who performed a piece you enjoyed, in or out of dancefest
    Ballet Ballroom Belly Dance Bollywood Caribbean Students Association (CSA) Dance Team DDT FUSE Groove Dance Troupe Hindu Students Association (HSA)

  37. Check the names of dance groups you are familiar with or who performed a piece you enjoyed, in or out of dancefest (continued)
    KPop Kuumba Dance Troupe Latin American Dance Shock Dance Group South Asian Cultural Club (SACC) Tahitian Dance Tap Dance Wolfpack

  38. How often do you follow celebrities?
    Always Often Sometimes On occasions Never

  39. Fall 2014 Semester GPA
    0-0.49 0.5-0.99 1.0-1.49 1.5-1.99 2.0-2.49 2.5-2.99 3.0-3.49 3.5-3.99 4.0+

  40. What is the average number of hours worked per week during the summer of 2014?
    0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40+

  41. What was the average number of hours you worked per week during the summer of 2014?
    0-4 5-9 10-14 15-19 20-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40+

  42. What type of summer job did you work during the summer of 2014?
    Paid internship Unpaid internship Paid Job Volunteer

  43. What was your hourly wage for your summer 2015 job?
    0-7 $/hr 8-10 $/hr 11-13 $/hr 14-16 $/hr 17-19 $/hr 20+ $/hr

  44. How many siblings do you have?
    0 1 2 3 4 5 more than 5

  45. Grade in last Humanities course?
    A- to +A B- to +B C- to +C Lower than C-

  46. How many books did you read not including those assigned?
    0 1 2 3 4 5 or more

  47. How much caffeine do you consume daily?
    None 1-2 Cups 3-4 Cups 5-6 Cups More than 6 cups

  48. What is your preferred form of caffeine?
    Coffee Black Tea Green Tea Soda Frava Caffeine gum/pills

  49. How many hours do you study per day?
    1-2 hours 3-4 hours 5-6 hours 7-8 hours More than 8 hours

  50. How many hours a week do you spend on Facebook?
    0 1-2 2-3 3-4 more than 4

  51. How many hours a week do you spend reading a newspaper (such as the New York Times or Wall Street Journal)?
    I do not read any newspapers 1-2 hours a week 2-4 hours a week 5 or more hours a week

  52. How many hours do you spend watching informative news programs on the TV or online (such as CNN, NBCNews, FOX News, BBC, The Daily Show, etc.)?
    I do not watch the news 1-3 hours a week 3-7 hours a week 7+ hours a week

  53. On a scale of 1-10 (1 being not informed at all, 10 being very informed), how informed would you say you are concerning current events and the news?
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  54. On a scale of 1-10 (1 being not at all optimist, 10 being very optimistic), how optimistic are you that you will find a job that will both support you financially and make you happy?
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  55. On a scale of 1-10, how optimistic are you that America has a bright future in store for the next 30 years?
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  56. Rate on a scale of 1-10 how orderly you view the state of affairs for the world currently (with 1 being peaceful and 10 being complete chaos)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  57. Rate on a scale of 1-10 how orderly you believe the state of the world will be in the next 30 years (with 1 being completely orderly and 10 being complete anarchy)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

  58. What was your grade in the last Humanities course you took?
    A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- Lower than C-

  59. How long did it take you to get ready this morning?
    0 to 10 minutes 10 to 20 minutes 20 to 30 minutes 30 to 40 minutes 40 to 50 minutes 50 to 60 minutes More than 60 minutes

  60. How many books did you read last year not including those assigned?
    0 1 2 3 4 5 or more

  61. How much caffeine did you consume yesterday? (for reference: one 8oz cup of black coffee would fit into
    0-15 mg 15-100 mg 100-200 mg 200-300 mg 300+ mg

  62. Which option best describes your habits? The day before a test/paper due date I...
    Consume my normal amount of caffeine Double my caffeine intake Triple (or more) my caffeine intake Do not consume any caffeine

  63. Have you ever attained a fake ID?
    YES NO NA

  64. How many of the following dance groups do you either recognize or remember seeing or hearing about one of their performances? Ballet, Ballroom, Belly Dance, Bollywood, Caribbean Students Association (CSA), Dance Team, DDT, FUSE, Groove Dance Troupe, Hindu Students Association (HSA), KPop, Kuumba Dance Troupe, Latin American Dance, Shock Dance Group, South Asian Cultural Club (SACC), Tahitian Dance, Tap Dance, Wolfpack
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 more

  65. How many of the above dance groups are you in?
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 or more

  66. How many of the above dance groups have at least one member you know? (as far as you are aware and not including yourself)
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 or more

  67. How many of the above dance groups you have seen perform outside of Dancefest?
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 or more

  68. How many of the following activities you are involved in on campus? (outside of classes) • Varsity athletics • Club/Intramural athletics • Dance groups • Debate/Public speaking related activities • Student Government related activities • Musical Groups (a capella, orchestra, etc.) • Theater/Performing arts • Visual/Studio arts • Martial arts • Outdoor education • LGBT related groups • Cultural groups (Korean Students Association, Black Students Union, Alana, etc.) • Health related groups (Active Minds, Shaw Wellness, etc.) • Religious organizations • Business or entrepreneurial organizations • Academic major related organizations (Physics club, French club, etc.) • Campus media related organizations (WRCU, the Maroon News, etc.) • Leisure or entertainment related organizations (Film Society, Chess club, Anime club, etc.) • Community outreach programs (COVE, Challah for Hunger, etc.) • Educational outreach programs ( Hamilton Central Foreign Language Tutoring, other tutoring, etc.) • Political Organizations • Colgate community organizations (Do Random Acts of Kindness, Community Garden, etc.) • Other, not listed above
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 or more

  69. How many times during a school week do you eat breakfast before your first class?
    0 1 2 3 4 5

  70. How many hours do you spend in the gym a week?
    0-1 1-2 2-3 3-4 4-5 5-6

  71. How many times a week do you shower or bath?
    0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8-10 10+

  72. Typically how long do you spend in a normal shower or bath? (in minutes)
    0-5 5-10 10-20 20-30 30-45 45+

  73. What is your average leisure time per day excluding meal and sleeping
    less than two hours three four five six seven more than seven

  74. What is your average gaming time on computer per day
    zero less than one hour one two three four more than four

  75. What is your average gaming time on PS or XBOX or Wii per day
    zero less than one hour one two three four more than 4

  76. What is your average gaming time on cell phone or ipad per day
    zero less than one hour one two three four more than four

  77. What is your average gaming time on PSP or 3DS per day
    zero less than one hour one two three four more than four

  78. What type of excise do you participate in at Colgate?
    None Fitness Class/ Gym Club Sports Varsity Sport

  79. How many hours a week do you exercise in said exercise group?
    0 1-3 4-7 8-11 12-15 16-19 20+

  80. 1) How many times on average did you visit Frank in the last week ?(three meals a day is twenty-one times a week)
    1-3 times 4-6 times 7-9 times 10-12 times 13-15 times 16-18 times 19-21 times 22-24 times 25-27 times

  81. How many pounds on average did you gain your freshman first semester of college?
    1-3 lbs 4-6 lbs 7-9 lbs 10-12 lbs 13-15 lbs 16-18 lbs 19-21 lbs 22-24 lbs 25-27 lbs 28-30 lbs

  82. On a scale of 1-7, how happy are you here at Colgate?
    I am at my unhappiest at Colgate I am often very unhappy at Colgate I am often unhappy at Colgate I often find that I am indifferent at Colgate or that I cannot make up my mind I am often happy at Colgate I am often very happy at Colgate I am my happiest at Colgate

  83. On average, how many nights a week do you go out?
    0-1 times a week 2-3 times a week 4-5 times a week 6-7 times a week

  84. How many student groups are you actively involved in?
    0-1 student groups 2-3 student groups 4+ student groups

  85. How far do you live from Colgate?
    1-199 miles 200-399 miles 400-599 miles 600-799 miles 800-999 miles 1000+ miles

  86. On average, how many times do you go to the gym in a week?
    0-1 times a week 2-3 times a week 4-5 times a week 6-7 times a week

  87. On average, how many hours of sleep do you get a night?
    0-2 hours of sleep 2.01-4 hours of sleep 4.01-6 hours of sleep 6.01-8 hours of sleep 8.01-10 hours of sleep 10+ hours of sleep

  88. On average, how many hours of study and/or homework do you do a day?
    0-2 hours a day 2.01-4 hours a day 4.01-6 hours a day 6.01-8 hours a day 8+ hours a day

  89. On average, how many hours of sleep do you get a night?
    4 or less 5 6 7 8 9 10 or more

  90. What time do you normally go to sleep on a school night?
    8pm or earlier 9pm 10pm 11pm 12am 1am 2am 3am or later

  91. On average, how many days a week do you watch television (including online streaming such as Netflix or Hulu)?
    None 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 or more

  92. On average, how many days a week do you watch television (including online streaming such as Netflix or Hulu)?
    None 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  93. On average, how many hours a day do you spend watching television?
    None 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 or more

  94. At what time of day do you normally watch television?
    Morning (7-10am) Midday (11am-1pm) Afternoon (2-5pm) Night (7-10pm) Late Night (11pm-3am)

  95. How many hours a day do you spend studying and doing homework?
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 or more

  96. Do you finish your work before you watch television?
    Yes No

  97. Would you say that you stay up later if you watch television at night than if you do not?
    Yes No

  98. How many cups of coffee/tea/caffeinated drinks do you drink in a day?
    a. 1-2 b. 3-4 c. 5-6 d. more than 6

  99. How many cups of soda do you drink per day?
    a. 1-2 b. 3-4 c. 5-6 d. more than 6

  100. How many cups/drinks of alcohol do you have per day?
    a. 1-2 b. 3-4 c. 5-6 d. more than 6

  101. How many hours do you exercise per day?
    a. less than 1 hour b. 1 hour c. 2 hours d. 3 hours e. more than 3 hours

  102. Should the U.S. use torture?
    Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always

  103. When is torture justified?
    Never Rarely Sometimes Often Always

  104. Clear rules against torture are necessary because any form of torture is immoral.
    Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree Uncertain

  105. Torture used during times of war is a justified method of information retrieval.
    Yes No Unsure

  106. What region of the US are you from?
    Northeast Northwest Southeast Southwest International

  107. Should the U.S. use torture?
    Yes No

  108. Are you involved in a Greek organization or varsity sports team?
    Yes No

  109. How many hours of sleep did you get last night?
    less than 4 4 - 6 6 - 8 over 8

  110. Outside of the classroom, what do you spend the majority of your time doing?
    studious activities non-studious activities

  111. How many hours a week do you spend watching SPORTS on TV?
    10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

  112. How many days during a school week do you spend going out and drinking with friends?
    1 2 3 4 5 Prefer not to answer

  113. How many days during the weekend do you go out and drink with friends?
    1 2 Prefer not to answer

  114. How many hours during the last school week did you spend studying?
    0-3 3-6 7-10 11-14 15-18 18-21 22+

  115. How many hours during last weekend did you spend studying?
    0-3 4-7 8-11 12-15 16+

  116. I have high expectations for myself.
    strongly disagree disagree slightly disagree neutral slightly agree agree strongly agree

  117. If you don’t expect much out of yourself, you will never succeed.
    strongly disagree disagree slightly disagree neutral slightly agree agree strongly agree

  118. I often feel disappointment after completing a task because I know I could have done better.
    strongly disagree disagree slightly disagree neutral slightly agree agree strongly agree

  119. My best just never seems to be good enough for me.
    strongly disagree disagree slightly disagree neutral slightly agree agree strongly agree

  120. In the last month I found myself getting agitated.
    never sometimes often almost always

  121. In the last month I found it hard to relax or wind down.
    never sometimes often almost always

  122. In the last month I felt that I was using a lot of nervous energy.
    never sometimes often almost always

  123. In the last month I was aware of the action of my heart and breathing in the absence of physica lexertion (eg, sense of heart rate increase, heart missing a beat rapid breathing, breathlessness)
    never sometimes often almost always

  124. In the last month I experienced trembling (eg, in the hands).
    never sometimes often almost always

  125. In the last month I felt scared without any good reason.
    never sometimes often almost always

  126. On average, how many hours per week do you spend partying or “going out”?
    0-2 3-5 6-8 9-11 more than 11

  127. On average, how many alcoholic drinks you consume per week?
    0-5 6-10 11-15 16-20 more than 20

  128. Which of the following types of drinks do you primarily consume?
    hard alcohol straight hard alcohol mixed beer wine

  129. Approximately how much money do you spend per week on alcohol for yourself (include sports team and Greek life related dues/slush)?
    0-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50 more than 50

  130. How many electronic devices do you use (i.e. cell phone, ipad, ipod, laptop, kindle)?
    0-1 1-2 2-3 3-4 4+

  131. Are you a varsity athlete?
    yes no

  132. How many hours per week do you spend on social media? (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YikYak, Snapchat)?
    1-2 2-3 3-4 4-5 5-6 >6

  133. Are you affiliated with a Greek organization on campus?
    yes no

  134. On average, how many alcoholic beverages did you consume per week in high school?
    0-5 6-10 11-15 16-20 more than 20

  135. How many hours per week do you spend using your computer for non-academic related reasons, such as online shopping, watching netflix, etc.?
    1-2 2-3 3-4 4-5 5-6 >6

  136. Approximately how many hours per week do you use your cell phone(including hours spent texting, talking, surfing the internet, checking social media
    0-2 2-4 4-6 6-8 8+

  137. Choose which of the following most aptly describes the sentiment towards drinking in your family.
    My parents allow me to do so in all settings (home, at restaurants, while partying, etc) and provide me with alcohol My parents permit it only in controlled settings (wine with dinner) and provide me with alcohol in such settings My parents do not provide me with alcohol, but permit me to consume it (going out to parties) My parents discourage its consumption in all settings

  138. Do you have an older sibling?
    yes no

  139. Does thins sibling drink with you, condone your drinking, or provide you with alcohol?
    yes no

  140. How many hours per week do you spend listening to music, taking into account all possible devices used (i.e. ipod, cell phone, computer, etc)?
    0-1 1-2 2-3 3-4 4+

  141. Which of the following if any deter you from drinking?
    monetary cost religious reasons general concern for health specific health concerns such as celiac disease parental punishment rule imposed by sports teams clubs etc none

  142. How many hours do you spend checking your Colgate email account?
    1-2 2-3 3-4 >4

  143. How many hours per week do you spend doing homework?
    1-5 5-10 10-15 15-20 20+

  144. How many hours per week do you dedicate to working on assignments outside of class (including studying for exams, doing research, writing papers)?
    1-3 3-5 5-7 7-10 >10

  145. How many hours per week do you spend on electronics (iPhones, laptops, etc) WHILE doing homework?
    1-3 3-6 6-9 9-12 12+

  146. If you have taken CORE 152: Challenges of Modernity, how many hours per week did you spend on homework for this class?
    1-2 2-4 4-6 6-8 8+ i did not take this class yet

  147. When you took Challenges of Modernity, how many hours of your homework time did you also use an electronic device for leisure?
    1-2 2-4 4-6 6-8 8+ i did not take this class

  148. How often do you use your phone the last time you studied for two hours?
    less than or equal to 15 minutes 16-30 minutes 31-45 minutes 45-1 hour more than 1 hour

  149. What do you do on your phone?
    text social media games/on the internet both a and b all of the above

  150. Are the texting conversations necessary? (ie. About school or just for social reasons)
    necessary not necessary

  151. How happy are you in general on a scale from 1-7
    1: Miserable 2: 3: 4:Indifferent 5: 6: 7: Ecstatic

  152. How long are the increments of time spent on your phone while studying?
    30 seconds or less (or long enough to reply to a text) 1-3 minutes 3-5 minutes 6-10 minutes more than 10 minutes

  153. Do you think you are more, less, or equal to your normal happiness level
    Less Equal More

  154. Are you a first generation college student
    Yes No

  155. If play a sport at Colgate, how many hours per week do you spend training?
    I do not play a sport at Colgate 1-3 hours 4-6 hours 7-9 hours 9-11 hours 12+

  156. How many hours of sleep did you get last night?
    2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10+

  157. How many hours a week do you spend partying?
    0-4 hours 5-9 hours 10-14 hours 15-19 hours 20-24 hours 25+

  158. How stressed are you today? (scale from 1-6)
    1 - over the moon happy 2 - relaxed, not stressed 3 - neutral, barely any stress 4 - have been a little anxious and/or nervous 5 - have been upset and worried 6 - biting nails all day stressed

  159. Which of these sports do you prefer to watch on TV?
    Football Basketball Baseball IceHockey Soccer

  160. If you are from the North East US, what region do you live closest to?
    Boston New York City Philadelphia Chicago

  161. If you are from the North West US, what region do you live closest to?
    Seattle Salem Helena Cheyenne

  162. If you are from the South West US, what region do you live closest to?
    San Francisco Los Angeles Phoenix Denver

  163. If you are from the South East US, what region do you live closest to?
    Miami Richmond Houston Nashville

  164. If you are an international student, what region do you live in?
    Asia North America Europe Africa South America

  165. When you travel home, what type of transportation do you use?
    Car Plane Train More than 1 of the above options

  166. When you travel home, how long does it typically take you to get there?
    0-2 Hours 2-4 Hours 4-7 Hours 7-10 Hours 10+ Hours

  167. Not including school-wide holidays(spring break, thanksgiving, fall break and winter break), how many weekends did you use to travel home this year?
    0-1 2-3 4-5 5+


  168. If you are from the North East US, what region do you live closest to?
    Boston New York City Philadelphia Chicago NA

  169. If you are from the North West US, what region do you live closest to?
    Seattle Salem Helena Cheyenne NA

  170. If you are from the South West US, what region do you live closest to?
    San Francisco Los Angeles Phoenix Denver NA

  171. If you are from the South East US, what region do you live closest to?
    Miami Richmond Houston Nashville NA

  172. If you are an international student, what region do you live in?
    Asia North America Europe Africa South America NA

  173. how many alcoholic drinks do you have per week?
    0-2 3-5 6-8 9-11 12+

  174. how many times per week do you use recreational drugs?
    never 1-2 3-4 5-6 7+