Yale '62 Classmate Survey
Your marital status:

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Married 89.4%  127 
 Divorced 5.6%  8 
 Separated 0.0%  0 
 Widowed 2.8%  4 
 Single 2.1%  3 

answered question  142 

skipped question  1 
If ever married, how many times?

Response
Count
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 133 

answered question  133 

skipped question  10 
Who shares your home with you? Check all that apply.

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Wife 87.2%  123 
 Male partner 2.8%  4 
 Female partner 3.6%  5 
 My child(ren) 10.6%  15 
 My grandchildren 0.0%  0 
 Live alone 5.7%  8 

answered question  141 

skipped question  2 
Your grandparenting status:

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Grandfather 64.5%  91 
 Not yet 26.2%  37 
 Probably / maybe never 9.2%  13 

answered question  141 

skipped question  2 
If you're a grandfather, how many grandchildren do you have?

Response
Count
view comment
 93 

answered question  93 

skipped question  50 
Your current status re: income-producing employment, and that of your wife / partner, if relevant:

RetiredWorking full-timeWorking part-timeLooking for workResponse
Count
Self43.7% (62)39.4% (56)16.2% (23)0.7% (1)142 
Wife / Partner45.8% (60)32.1% (42)22.1% (29)0.0% (0)131 

answered question  142 

skipped question  1 
Thinking about your career, how would you rate your level of satisfaction?

Not satisfiedModerately dissatisfiedNeutralModerately satisfiedVery satisfiedN/ARating AverageResponse
Count
Career Satisfaction Level0.0% (0)4.2% (6)4.9% (7)36.6% (52)54.2% (77)0.0% (0)4.41 142 

answered question  142 

skipped question  1 
Are you involved with any volunteer activity?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 69.0%  98 
 No 31.0%  44 

answered question  142 

skipped question  1 
If you're an active volunteer, how many hours of volunteer work do you contribute each week?

Response
Count
view comment
 95 

answered question  95 

skipped question  48 
With the reminder that all survey replies are anonymous, confidential and used only in a composite profile of the class, please check the box below that best reflects your total household income in 2006:

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Less than $50,000 2.9%  4 
 $50,000 - $99,999 11.4%  16 
 $100,000 - $149,000 20.7%  29 
 $150,000 - $199,999 16.4%  23 
 $200,000 - $249,999 10.7%  15 
 $250,000 - $499,999 18.6%  26 
 $500,000 - $999,999 10.0%  14 
 $1,000,000 + 5.0%  7 
 Prefer not to disclose 4.3%  6 

answered question  140 

skipped question  3 
How do you feel about your financial situation as you look ahead?

Very uneasyModerately uneasyNeutralModerately secureVery secureRating AverageResponse
Count
Financial Comfort2.1% (3)9.2% (13)5.6% (8)49.3% (70)33.8% (48)4.04 142 

answered question  142 

skipped question  1 
How many homes do you own?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 0 2.1%  3 
 1 63.4%  90 
 2 26.8%  38 
 More than 2 7.8%  11 

answered question  142 

skipped question  1 
What do you consider to be the most crucial issues facing the U.S. at this time, in rank order?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
view comment1.
 97.0%  130 
view comment2.
 94.8%  127 
view comment3.
 94.8%  127 

answered question  134 

skipped question  9 
Have you become actively involved with any of the above issues in the past year?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 45.6%  62 
 No 54.4%  74 

answered question  136 

skipped question  7 
What is your party affiliation?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Republican 27.1%  38 
 Democrat 50.0%  70 
 Independent 22.9%  32 

answered question  140 

skipped question  3 
If the '08 Presidential race were held tomorrow, who would get your vote? (please specify name, or state 'Don't know')

Response
Count
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 136 

answered question  136 

skipped question  7 
Did you actively campaign for any candidates for public office in '04 or '06?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 30.9%  43 
 No 69.1%  96 

answered question  139 

skipped question  4 
Are you ... (check as many as apply):

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 An habituated user of email 95.7%  134 
 A convert to digital photography 73.6%  103 
 Cell phone user on a routine basis 75.7%  106 
 Blackberry (or other PDA) user 27.1%  38 
 Able to play DVDs without assistance 85.0%  119 
 An iPod or mp3 player owner 27.1%  38 

answered question  140 

skipped question  3 
How is your health?

PoorModerately poorNeutralGoodExcellentRating AverageResponse
Count
State of Health0.0% (0)2.8% (4)9.2% (13)42.6% (60)45.4% (64)4.30 141 

answered question  141 

skipped question  2 
Do you exercise regularly?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 79.4%  112 
 No 20.6%  29 

answered question  141 

skipped question  2 
Please specify the type of exercise in which you engage.

Response
Count
view comment
 124 

answered question  124 

skipped question  19 
Do you currently have any serious medical conditions?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 23.6%  33 
 No 76.4%  107 

answered question  140 

skipped question  3 
If yes on previous question, please specify the type of serious illness you face.

Response
Count
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 34 

answered question  34 

skipped question  109 
Do you take statin medication?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 43.9%  61 
 No 56.1%  78 

answered question  139 

skipped question  4 
Have you had any joints replaced?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes, hip(s) 1.4%  2 
 Yes, knee(s) 2.1%  3 
 Yes (other) 0.0%  0 
 No 97.1%  136 

answered question  140 

skipped question  3 
Do you have long-term care insurance?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 34.3%  48 
 No 65.7%  92 

answered question  140 

skipped question  3 
Are you satisfied with your sex life?

Response
Percent
Response
Count
 Yes 58.8%  80 
 No 30.9%  42 
 Not active 10.3%  14 

answered question  136 

skipped question  7 
How would you describe your interest in Yale?

Very interestedModerately interestedLittle interestRating AverageResponse
Count
Interest in Yale24.1% (34)63.1% (89)12.8% (18)1.89 141 

answered question  141 

skipped question  2 
How would you describe your interest in the Class of '62?

Very interestedModerately interestedLittle interestRating AverageResponse
Count
Interest in Class of '6224.1% (34)62.4% (88)13.5% (19)1.89 141 

answered question  141 

skipped question  2 
Study after study shows that your write-ins to questions such as these Short Answer Questions below provide the most colorful commentary on our lives. Don't over-think your answers: your off-the-cuff responses are probably just as rich as any that may come to you after days of reflection. Have fun with your answers! First short answer question: By and large, I'm feeling (terrific / good / not so good / pretty miserable) about life these days because:

Response
Count
view comment
 130 

answered question  130 

skipped question  13 
The most significant change(s) in my life over the past five years:

Response
Count
view comment
 127 

answered question  127 

skipped question  16 
The most delightful aspect(s) of being where we are in life:

Response
Count
view comment
 126 

answered question  126 

skipped question  17 
And the most troubling aspect(s):

Response
Count
view comment
 124 

answered question  124 

skipped question  19 
Something(s) I'm doing to stay sharp forever:

Response
Count
view comment
 122 

answered question  122 

skipped question  21 
Something new I've taken up in the past five years:

Response
Count
view comment
 113 

answered question  113 

skipped question  30 
Finally, a question that wasn't asked, and my answer (specify Q. and A.):

Response
Count
view comment
 82 

answered question  82 

skipped question  61