Effectiveness of Health Class at MHS

Do NOT put your name on this survey.

I am currently taking a graduate class in research methods and am investigating how effective the health class is at Merrimack High School at influencing students' attitudes and behaviors toward diet, exercise, smoking, drinking, and drugs. Your input is invaluable and will be kept strictly anonymous. This is not for administrators or parents or teachers, it is solely so that I can earn an A in my class! Thank you for your time.



  1. When did you take health class at Merrimack High School?
    Fall 2004
    Spring 2005
    Fall 2005
    Spring 2006


  1. Before taking health class, how many days per week did you eat breakfast?
    1-2 days
    3-4 days
    5-6 days
    every day
    never


  1. How many days per week do you eat breakfast now?
    1-2 days
    3-4 days
    5-6 days
    every day
    never


  1. Have your eating habits changed since taking health class?
    Yes
    No


  1. If your eating habits have changed since taking health class, how?


  1. Did you exercise regularly (at least 3 times per week) before taking health class?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you exercise regularly (at least 3 times per week) now?
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you smoke on a regular basis?
    Yes
    No


  1. How likely are you to not smoke or stop smoking as a result of what you learned in health class?
    very likely
    no difference
    not likely


  1. Do you drink alcohol on a regular basis?
    Yes
    No


  1. How likely are you to not drink alcohol or stop drinking as a result of what you learned in health class?
    very likely
    no difference
    not likely


  1. Have you ever tried any illegal substances?
    Yes
    No


  1. How likely are you to not try illegal drugs or stop using them as a result of what you learned in health class?
    very likely
    no difference
    not likely


  1. Did health class change your views about diet, exercise, smoking, drinking, or drugs? If so, how?


  1. What was the most important thing you learned/remember from health class?


  1. What was your favorite part of health class?


  1. What would you change about health class?


  1. How was technology used in your health class?


  1. What is your gender?
    male
    female


  1. What is your ethnicity?
    Hispanic
    African American
    Asian American
    Caucasian


  1. What grade are you currently in (2005-2006)?
    sophomore
    junior





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