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Contents

Age

  • 0 - 10
  • 11 - 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20 - 21
  • 22 - 24
  • 25 - 30
  • 31 - 35
  • 36 - 40
  • 41 - 50
  • 51 - 60
  • 61 - 70
  • over 70

Gender

  • Male
  • Female
  • Transgender M2F (in progress)
  • Transgender M2F (done)
  • Transgender F2M (in progress)
  • Transgender F2M (done)
  • Eunuch (castrated)
  • Eunuch (penectomized)

Sexual Orientation

  • Heterosexual
  • Bisexual (primarily heterosexual)
  • Bisexual
  • Bisexual (primarily gay/lesbian)
  • Gay/Lesbian
  • Asexual

Race (check all that apply that you currently "identify with")

  • Caucasian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Asian or Pacific Islander
  • African descent
  • Native American
  • Middle Eastern
  • Other
  • Prefer not to say

Country of birth

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Costa Rica
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Korea
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Viet Nam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe </ol>

    Country of current residence

    1. Afghanistan
    2. Albania
    3. Algeria
    4. Andorra
    5. Angola
    6. Antigua and Barbuda
    7. Argentina
    8. Armenia
    9. Australia
    10. Austria
    11. Azerbaijan
    12. Bahamas
    13. Bahrain
    14. Bangladesh
    15. Barbados
    16. Belarus
    17. Belgium
    18. Belize
    19. Benin
    20. Bhutan
    21. Bolivia
    22. Bosnia and Herzegovina
    23. Botswana
    24. Brazil
    25. Brunei Darussalam
    26. Bulgaria
    27. Burkina Faso
    28. Burundi
    29. Cambodia
    30. Cameroon
    31. Canada
    32. Cape Verde
    33. Central African Republic
    34. Chad
    35. Chile
    36. China
    37. Colombia
    38. Comoros
    39. Congo
    40. Costa Rica
    41. Côte d'Ivoire
    42. Croatia
    43. Cuba
    44. Cyprus
    45. Czech Republic
    46. Democratic People's Republic of Korea
    47. Democratic Republic of the Congo
    48. Denmark
    49. Djibouti
    50. Dominica
    51. Dominican Republic
    52. Ecuador
    53. Egypt
    54. El Salvador
    55. Equatorial Guinea
    56. Eritrea
    57. Estonia
    58. Ethiopia
    59. Fiji
    60. Finland
    61. France
    62. Gabon
    63. Gambia
    64. Georgia
    65. Germany
    66. Ghana
    67. Greece
    68. Grenada
    69. Guatemala
    70. Guinea
    71. Guinea-Bissau
    72. Guyana
    73. Haiti
    74. Honduras
    75. Hungary
    76. Iceland
    77. India
    78. Indonesia
    79. Iran (Islamic Republic of)
    80. Iraq
    81. Ireland
    82. Israel
    83. Italy
    84. Jamaica
    85. Japan
    86. Jordan
    87. Kazakhstan
    88. Kenya
    89. Kiribati
    90. Kuwait
    91. Kyrgyzstan
    92. Lao People's Democratic Republic
    93. Latvia
    94. Lebanon
    95. Lesotho
    96. Liberia
    97. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
    98. Liechtenstein
    99. Lithuania
    100. Luxembourg
    101. Madagascar
    102. Malawi
    103. Malaysia
    104. Maldives
    105. Mali
    106. Malta
    107. Marshall Islands
    108. Mauritania
    109. Mauritius
    110. Mexico
    111. Micronesia (Federated States of)
    112. Monaco
    113. Mongolia
    114. Morocco
    115. Mozambique
    116. Myanmar
    117. Namibia
    118. Nauru
    119. Nepal
    120. Netherlands
    121. New Zealand
    122. Nicaragua
    123. Niger
    124. Nigeria
    125. Norway
    126. Oman
    127. Pakistan
    128. Palau
    129. Panama
    130. Papua New Guinea
    131. Paraguay
    132. Peru
    133. Philippines
    134. Poland
    135. Portugal
    136. Qatar
    137. Republic of Korea
    138. Republic of Moldova
    139. Romania
    140. Russian Federation
    141. Rwanda
    142. Saint Kitts and Nevis
    143. Saint Lucia
    144. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    145. Samoa
    146. San Marino
    147. Sao Tome and Principe
    148. Saudi Arabia
    149. Senegal
    150. Serbia and Montenegro
    151. Seychelles
    152. Sierra Leone
    153. Singapore
    154. Slovakia
    155. Slovenia
    156. Solomon Islands
    157. Somalia
    158. South Africa
    159. Spain
    160. Sri Lanka
    161. Sudan
    162. Suriname
    163. Swaziland
    164. Sweden
    165. Switzerland
    166. Syrian Arab Republic
    167. Tajikistan
    168. Thailand
    169. The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
    170. Timor-Leste
    171. Togo
    172. Tonga
    173. Trinidad and Tobago
    174. Tunisia
    175. Turkey
    176. Turkmenistan
    177. Tuvalu
    178. Uganda
    179. Ukraine
    180. United Arab Emirates
    181. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    182. United Republic of Tanzania
    183. United States of America
    184. Uruguay
    185. Uzbekistan
    186. Vanuatu
    187. Venezuela
    188. Viet Nam
    189. Yemen
    190. Zambia
    191. Zimbabwe

    If you are a resident of the US or Canada, what state/province do you currently live in?

    1. Not applicable
    2. Alabama
    3. Alaska
    4. Alberta
    5. Arizona
    6. Arkansas
    7. British Columbia
    8. California
    9. Colorado
    10. Connecticut
    11. Delaware
    12. District of Columbia
    13. Florida
    14. Georgia
    15. Hawaii
    16. Idaho
    17. Illinois
    18. Indiana
    19. Iowa
    20. Kansas
    21. Kentucky
    22. Louisiana
    23. Maine
    24. Manitoba
    25. Maryland
    26. Massachusetts
    27. Michigan
    28. Minnesota
    29. Mississippi
    30. Missouri
    31. Montana
    32. Nebraska
    33. Nevada
    34. New Brunswick
    35. New Hampshire
    36. New Jersey
    37. New Mexico
    38. New York
    39. Newfoundland
    40. North Carolina
    41. North Dakota
    42. Northwest Territories
    43. Nova Scotia
    44. Nunavut
    45. Ohio
    46. Oklahoma
    47. Ontario
    48. Oregon
    49. Pennsylvania
    50. Prince Edward Island
    51. Quebec
    52. Rhode Island
    53. Saskatchewan
    54. South Carolina
    55. South Dakota
    56. Tennessee
    57. Texas
    58. Utah
    59. Vermont
    60. Virginia
    61. Washington
    62. West Virginia
    63. Wisconsin
    64. Wyoming
    65. Yukon

    What type of home were you raised in (choose all that apply)?

    1. Apartment (5 stories or less)
    2. Apartment (over 5 stories)
    3. Condominium
    4. House (attached; ie. townhouse)
    5. House (detached; ie. "normal")
    6. Trailer or mobile home
    7. Military base
    8. Homeless
    9. Other

    What type of home do you currently live in?

    1. Apartment (5 stories or less)
    2. Apartment (over 5 stories)
    3. Condominium
    4. House (attached)
    5. House (detached)
    6. Trailer or mobile home
    7. Military base
    8. Homeless
    9. Other

    Do you (or who you live with) own or rent?

    1. Not applicable
    2. Rent
    3. Own (paying off mortgage)
    4. Own (clear)

    How would you characterize the area you live in?

    1. Rural (farming)
    2. Rural (industrial)
    3. Rural (other)
    4. Village or small town
    5. Small to medium city
    6. Large city (suburbs)
    7. Large city (downtown)
    8. Major metropolis (suburbs)
    9. Major metropolis (downtown)

    How many languages do you speak or read fluently?

    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Three
    4. Four
    5. Five or more

    Which of the following languages can you speak fluently?

    1. English
    2. Mandarin
    3. Hindustani
    4. Spanish
    5. Russian
    6. Arabic
    7. Bengali
    8. Portuguese
    9. Malay-Indonesian
    10. French
    11. German
    12. Japanese
    13. Urdu
    14. Punjabi
    15. Korean
    16. Telugu
    17. Tamil
    18. Marathi
    19. Cantonese
    20. Wu
    21. Vietnamese
    22. Javanese
    23. Italian
    24. Turkish
    25. Tagalog
    26. Thai
    27. Dutch
    28. Esperanto
    29. Finnish
    30. Greek
    31. Hebrew
    32. Icelandic
    33. Macedonian
    34. Norwegian
    35. Polish
    36. Swedish

    How would you describe your intelligence in relation to the average person?

    1. I am much more intelligent than the average person
    2. A little smarter
    3. About average
    4. Less intelligent
    5. I am a lot less intelligent than the average person

    Are you currently a student?

    1. No
    2. Yes (part time)
    3. Yes (full time)

    What is the highest level of education you have completed?

    1. No recognized schooling completed
    2. 8th grade or less
    3. 10th grade
    4. High school
    5. Trade or technical school
    6. Some college or university
    7. Associates (2-year) college/university degree
    8. Bachelors (4-year) college/university degree
    9. Masters degree
    10. Doctorate/PhD
    11. Post doctoral studies

    Are you currently employed?

    1. No
    2. Yes, part-time
    3. Yes, full-time
    4. Partially self-employed
    5. Fully self-employed

    Are you currently employed in your "chosen career" (ie. do you like your job)?

    1. Yes (as a regular employee)
    2. Yes (as an intern/apprentice)
    3. No (currently in training)
    4. No (training complete, but no chosen career job)
    5. No (used to be, looking again)
    6. No (other reason)

    What field is your current job in?

    1. Accountant / Actuary
    2. Administrator/Manager
    3. Advertising/marketing
    4. Author/writer/journalist
    5. Design (Architect, graphic design, etc.)
    6. Artist or craftsperson
    7. Attorney / Legal industry
    8. Bartender
    9. Construction
    10. Civil Servant
    11. Clergy
    12. Computer/Technical
    13. Criminal (professionally)
    14. Driver (Truck/Cab,etc.)
    15. Engineer
    16. Factory worker
    17. Farm worker
    18. Financial services (ie. Bank worker)
    19. Food service
    20. Homemaker
    21. Insurance industry
    22. Librarian
    23. Machinist/Mechanic
    24. Manual labor
    25. Media production (all types)
    26. Medical/dental profession
    27. Military
    28. Modification artist (tattoo artist, piercer, etc.)
    29. Musician
    30. Photographer
    31. Police/Law Enforcement
    32. Politician
    33. Postal Worker
    34. Real Estate Agent/Broker
    35. Retail Industry
    36. Retired
    37. Scientist
    38. Secretary/Clerical
    39. Security (including Bouncer, etc.)
    40. Service Industry (Hairdresser/manicurist, etc)
    41. Stripper or other sex industry worker
    42. Student
    43. Teacher/Educator
    44. Unemployed
    45. Other

    What field is your goal job in?

    1. Accountant / Actuary
    2. Administrator/Manager
    3. Advertising/marketing
    4. Author/writer/journalist
    5. Design (Architect, graphic design, etc.)
    6. Artist or craftsperson
    7. Attorney / Legal industry
    8. Bartender
    9. Construction
    10. Civil Servant
    11. Clergy
    12. Computer/Technical
    13. Criminal (professionally)
    14. Driver (Truck/Cab,etc.)
    15. Engineer
    16. Factory worker
    17. Farm worker
    18. Financial services (ie. Bank worker)
    19. Food service
    20. Homemaker
    21. Insurance industry
    22. Librarian
    23. Machinist/Mechanic
    24. Manual labor
    25. Media production (all types)
    26. Medical/dental profession
    27. Military
    28. Modification artist (tattoo artist, piercer, etc.)
    29. Musician
    30. Photographer
    31. Police/Law Enforcement
    32. Politician
    33. Postal Worker
    34. Real Estate Agent/Broker
    35. Retail Industry
    36. Retired
    37. Scientist
    38. Secretary/Clerical
    39. Security (including Bouncer, etc.)
    40. Service Industry (Hairdresser/manicurist, etc)
    41. Stripper or other sex industry worker
    42. Student
    43. Teacher/Educator
    44. Unemployed
    45. Other

    How would you rate your financial situation in comparison to your peers?

    1. Much better off
    2. Better off
    3. About the same
    4. Worse off
    5. Much worse off

    How would you rate your financial situation in comparison to your community?

    1. Much better off
    2. Better off
    3. About the same
    4. Worse off
    5. Much worse off

    What is your annual salary (in US dollars)?

    1. Prefer not to say
    2. Not working
    3. 0 - $5k
    4. $5k - $10k
    5. $10k - $20k
    6. $20k - $35k
    7. $35k - $50k
    8. $50k - $75k
    9. $75k - $100k
    10. $100k - $150k
    11. $150k - $300k
    12. over $300k

    How much cash do you have right now in cold cash, savings, loose change, bank accounts, and so on (in US dollars)?

    1. Prefer not to say
    2. 0 - $5k
    3. $5k - $10k
    4. $10k - $20k
    5. $20k - $35k
    6. $35k - $50k
    7. $50k - $75k
    8. $75k - $100k
    9. $100k - $150k
    10. $150k - $300k
    11. over $300k

    How much cash do you have right now in investments and assets (in US dollars)?

    1. Prefer not to say
    2. 0 - $5k
    3. $5k - $10k
    4. $10k - $20k
    5. $20k - $35k
    6. $35k - $50k
    7. $50k - $75k
    8. $75k - $100k
    9. $100k - $150k
    10. $150k - $300k
    11. $300k - $750k
    12. over $750k

    How much debt do you have right now (in US dollars)?

    1. Prefer not to say
    2. 0 - $5k
    3. $5k - $10k
    4. $10k - $20k
    5. $20k - $35k
    6. $35k - $50k
    7. $50k - $75k
    8. $75k - $100k
    9. $100k - $150k
    10. $150k - $300k
    11. over $300k

    Have you ever received any of the following?

    1. Unemployment Insurance
    2. Disability
    3. Student financial aid
    4. Food stamps, etc.
    5. Welfare
    6. Medical Insurance (including socialized healthcare)
    7. Other government assistance

    Are you currently receiving any of the following?

    1. Unemployment Insurance
    2. Disability
    3. Student financial aid
    4. Food stamps, etc.
    5. Welfare
    6. Medical Insurance (including socialized healthcare)
    7. Other government assistance

    When you make routine purchases (food, gas, etc.), you most commonly pay with:

    1. Cash
    2. Check
    3. Check or Debit Card (bank card)
    4. Credit card

    When you make larger purchases (computers, stereos, etc.), you most commonly pay with:

    1. Cash
    2. Check
    3. Check or Debit Card (bank card)
    4. Credit card

    Compared with your financial situation a year ago, are you now...

    1. Much worse off
    2. A little worse off
    3. About the same
    4. A little better off
    5. Much better off

    Which of the following insurance(s), if any, do you have?

    1. Medical (including socialized healthcare)
    2. Mental health (including socialized healthcare)
    3. Prescription drug
    4. Dental
    5. Eyes
    6. Car
    7. Homeowner/renter
    8. Business
    9. Other

    33. Who raised you (check all that apply)?

    1. Mother
    2. Father
    3. Step Mother
    4. Step Father
    5. Grandmother
    6. Grandfather
    7. Aunt
    8. Uncle
    9. Other relative
    10. Adoptive mother
    11. Adoptive father
    12. Nanny
    13. Non-relative
    14. State organizations (ie. foster homes, etc.)

    Who do you feel closest to?

    1. Mother
    2. Father
    3. Both
    4. Neither

    Which of the following types of siblings do you have (check all that apply or none)?

    1. Older brother(s)
    2. Older sister(s)
    3. Twin brother
    4. Twin sister
    5. Younger brother(s)
    6. Younger sister(s)
    7. Adopted siblings
    8. Step-siblings

    Who do you currently live with (check all that apply or none if you live alone)?

    1. Mother
    2. Father
    3. Siblings
    4. Children
    5. Other relatives
    6. Friend(s)
    7. Partner
    8. Unrelated group (ie. dorms, etc.)

    Do you have any children?

    1. No
    2. Unknown/maybe
    3. Currently pregnant (or partner is)
    4. One child
    5. More than one child

    What is the highest education level of your mother?

    1. Unknown or Not Applicable
    2. No recognized schooling completed
    3. 8th grade or less
    4. 10th grade
    5. High school
    6. Trade or technical school
    7. Some college or university
    8. Associates (2-year) college/university degree
    9. Bachelors (4-year) college/university degree
    10. Masters degree
    11. Doctorate/PhD
    12. Post doctoral studies

    What is the highest education level of your father?

    1. Unknown or Not Applicable
    2. No recognized schooling completed
    3. 8th grade or less
    4. 10th grade
    5. High school
    6. Trade or technical school
    7. Some college or university
    8. Associates (2-year) college/university degree
    9. Bachelors (4-year) college/university degree
    10. Masters degree
    11. Doctorate/PhD
    12. Post doctoral studies

    What is the annual salary of your mother (in US dollars)?

    1. Prefer not to say
    2. Don't know
    3. Not working
    4. 0 - $5k
    5. $5k - $10k
    6. $10k - $20k
    7. $20k - $35k
    8. $35k - $50k
    9. $50k - $75k
    10. $75k - $100k
    11. $100k - $150k
    12. $150k - $300k
    13. over $300k

    What is the annual salary of your father (in US dollars)?

    1. Prefer not to say
    2. Don't know
    3. Not working
    4. 0 - $5k
    5. $5k - $10k
    6. $10k - $20k
    7. $20k - $35k
    8. $35k - $50k
    9. $50k - $75k
    10. $75k - $100k
    11. $100k - $150k
    12. $150k - $300k
    13. over $300k

    What field does your mother work in?

    1. Accountant / Actuary
    2. Administrator/Manager
    3. Advertising/marketing
    4. Author/writer/journalist
    5. Design (Architect, graphic design, etc.)
    6. Artist or craftsperson
    7. Attorney / Legal industry
    8. Bartender
    9. Construction
    10. Civil Servant
    11. Clergy
    12. Computer/Technical
    13. Criminal (professionally)
    14. Driver (Truck/Cab,etc.)
    15. Engineer
    16. Factory worker
    17. Farm worker
    18. Financial services (ie. Bank worker)
    19. Food service
    20. Homemaker
    21. Insurance industry
    22. Librarian
    23. Machinist/Mechanic
    24. Manual labor
    25. Media production (all types)
    26. Medical/dental profession
    27. Military
    28. Modification artist (tattoo artist, piercer, etc.)
    29. Musician
    30. Photographer
    31. Police/Law Enforcement
    32. Politician
    33. Postal Worker
    34. Real Estate Agent/Broker
    35. Retail Industry
    36. Retired
    37. Scientist
    38. Secretary/Clerical
    39. Security (including Bouncer, etc.)
    40. Service Industry (Hairdresser/manicurist, etc)
    41. Stripper or other sex industry worker
    42. Student
    43. Teacher/Educator
    44. Unemployed
    45. Other

    What field does your father work in?

    1. Accountant / Actuary
    2. Administrator/Manager
    3. Advertising/marketing
    4. Author/writer/journalist
    5. Design (Architect, graphic design, etc.)
    6. Artist or craftsperson
    7. Attorney / Legal industry
    8. Bartender
    9. Construction
    10. Civil Servant
    11. Clergy
    12. Computer/Technical
    13. Criminal (professionally)
    14. Driver (Truck/Cab,etc.)
    15. Engineer
    16. Factory worker
    17. Farm worker
    18. Financial services (ie. Bank worker)
    19. Food service
    20. Homemaker
    21. Insurance industry
    22. Librarian
    23. Machinist/Mechanic
    24. Manual labor
    25. Media production (all types)
    26. Medical/dental profession
    27. Military
    28. Modification artist (tattoo artist, piercer, etc.)
    29. Musician
    30. Photographer
    31. Police/Law Enforcement
    32. Politician
    33. Postal Worker
    34. Real Estate Agent/Broker
    35. Retail Industry
    36. Retired
    37. Scientist
    38. Secretary/Clerical
    39. Security (including Bouncer, etc.)
    40. Service Industry (Hairdresser/manicurist, etc)
    41. Stripper or other sex industry worker
    42. Student
    43. Teacher/Educator
    44. Unemployed
    45. Other

    How would you characterize your childhood?

    1. Extremely happy
    2. Happy
    3. Average
    4. Unhappy
    5. Extremely unhappy

    Were you a victim of any childhood abuse? (check all that apply, if any)

    1. General emotional abandonment
    2. Physical abuse by mother
    3. Mental abuse by mother
    4. Sexual abuse by mother
    5. Physical abuse by father
    6. Mental abuse by father
    7. Sexual abuse by father
    8. Physical abuse by sibling
    9. Mental abuse by sibling
    10. Sexual abuse by sibling
    11. Physical abuse by other family member
    12. Mental abuse by other family member
    13. Sexual abuse by other family member
    14. Physical abuse by non-family member
    15. Mental abuse by non-family member
    16. Sexual abuse by non-family member

    What is the marital status of your parents (or step parents if you consider them your primary parents)?

    1. Not applicable or Unknown
    2. Never married, but still together
    3. Married
    4. Separated
    5. Divorced
    6. Widowed

    Which of the following events do you remember as being significant in your youth (check any that apply)?

    1. Death of father
    2. Death of mother
    3. Death of sibling
    4. Death of relative
    5. Other death
    6. Death of pet
    7. "Evil stepparent"
    8. Remarriage
    9. Kicked out of house
    10. Realizing you're not the favorite child
    11. Punished for telling the truth
    12. Punished for "being who you are"
    13. Being forced to perform or take lessons in something
    14. Being the family scapegoat
    15. Parents reading secret diary
    16. Being forced to wear stupid clothes
    17. Military school
    18. Threats of military school
    19. Summer school/camp
    20. Controlling parents
    21. Lax parents
    22. Being called "bad"
    23. Making your mother/father cry

    How would you rank your personal physical health in general (ie. how often you get sick, how your body feels, etc.)?

    1. Excellent
    2. Better than average
    3. Average
    4. Worse than average
    5. Very poor
    6. Terminally ill

    How would you describe your level of physical fitness and cardiovascular health?

    1. Excellent
    2. Better than average
    3. Average
    4. Worse than average
    5. Very poor

    How would you describe your weight?

    1. Extremely overweight
    2. Overweight
    3. "Normal" Weight
    4. Underweight
    5. Extremely underweight

    Which of the following best describes your diet?

    1. Meat-heavy
    2. Balanced including meat
    3. Minimal meat
    4. Vegetarian
    5. Full vegan

    On the average day, which of the following do you eat?

    1. Breakfast
    2. Morning snack
    3. Lunch
    4. Afternoon snack
    5. Dinner/supper
    6. Late-night snack

    How healthy would you consider your diet?

    1. Extremely healthy
    2. Relatively healthy
    3. Average
    4. Relatively unhealthy
    5. Extremely unhealthy

    How often do you get active physical exercise?

    1. Daily
    2. Every couple days
    3. About once a week
    4. About once a month
    5. Rarely
    6. Never

    How do you exercise or stay fit? (check all that apply)

    1. Not applicable
    2. Outside
    3. At home
    4. Friend's home
    5. School facility/gym
    6. Work facility/gym
    7. Community facility/gym
    8. Commercial facility/gym
    9. Martial Arts Dojo
    10. Other

    Do you have any of the following? (check off any that apply)

    1. High blood pressure
    2. High cholesterol
    3. TMJ disorder
    4. Heart problems
    5. Limited Vision
    6. Limited Hearing
    7. Digestive disorders
    8. Skin disorders
    9. Cancer
    10. Lung problems
    11. Other physical problem

    How would you describe your mental health?

    1. Excellent
    2. Better than average
    3. Average
    4. Worse than average
    5. Very poor

    Do you have any of the following? (check off any that apply)

    1. Sleep disorders
    2. Any eating disorder
    3. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
    4. Depression
    5. Borderline personality disorder
    6. Anxiety/panic attacks
    7. Avoidant personality disorder
    8. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    9. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
    10. Schizophrenia
    11. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADD/ADHD)
    12. Schizotypal Personality Disorder
    13. Feelings of sexual inadequacy
    14. Sexual disorder (ie. premature ejaculation, etc.)
    15. Other mental health problem

    Are you currently prescribed any mental health medication?

    1. No
    2. Yes

    Have you ever been prescribed any mental health medication?

    1. No
    2. Yes

    Are you currently undergoing psychotherapy or seeing a doctor on a regular basis regarding mental health issues?

    1. No
    2. Yes

    Have you ever undergone psychotherapy or seen a doctor on a regular basis regarding mental health issues?

    1. No
    2. Yes

    How many times have you attempted suicide?

    1. Never
    2. Never, but I have contemplated it
    3. Once
    4. More than once
    5. A lot

    Are you a self-cutter (ie. do you cut yourself to relieve emotional stress)?

    1. No, never
    2. No (but I was in the past)
    3. Yes

    How many hours do you sleep a night on average?

    1. 0 - 2
    2. 2 - 4
    3. 4 - 5
    4. 5 - 6
    5. 6 - 7
    6. 7 - 8
    7. 8 - 9
    8. 10 - 12
    9. more than 12

    Do you feel that you are getting enough sleep?

    1. Yes, too much sleep
    2. Just right
    3. No, too little sleep

    Do you suffer from any of the following sleep disorders? (check any that apply)

    1. Trouble falling asleep
    2. Abnormally light sleeper
    3. Abnormally heavy sleeper
    4. Require sleeping pills
    5. Persistent Nightmares
    6. Night terrors
    7. Sleepwalking

    Which of the following statements are true (check all that apply):

    1. I wish I was taller
    2. I wish I was shorter
    3. I wish I was heavier
    4. I wish I was lighter
    5. I wish I was in better physical condition
    6. I wish I was a different race
    7. I with I had larger genitals
    8. I wish I had smaller genitals
    9. I think I smell bad
    10. I wish I had more hair
    11. I wish I had less hair
    12. I wish I was more attractive
    13. I wish I was less attractive
    14. I wish I was "cooler"
    15. I wish I had more friends
    16. I wish I was funnier

    How would you rate your face in your opinion?

    1. Highly attractive
    2. Attractive
    3. Average
    4. Unattractive
    5. Extremely unattractive

    How would most strangers rate your face in your opinion?

    1. Highly attractive
    2. Attractive
    3. Average
    4. Unattractive
    5. Extremely unattractive

    How would your rate your body in your opinion?

    1. Highly attractive
    2. Attractive
    3. Average
    4. Unattractive
    5. Extremely unattractive

    How would most strangers rate your body in your opinion?

    1. Highly attractive
    2. Attractive
    3. Average
    4. Unattractive
    5. Extremely unattractive

    How often do you masturbate?

    1. Never
    2. Once a year or less
    3. Once a month or less
    4. A few times a month
    5. A few times a week
    6. Daily
    7. Several times daily

    Which of the following best describes your sex drive?

    1. Asexual
    2. Not very sexual
    3. About average sexually
    4. More sexual than average
    5. Extremely sexual

    Do you enjoy traditional pornography?

    1. No
    2. Not much
    3. A little
    4. A lot
    5. Yes, obsessively

    Do you enjoy BME/HARD-style pornography?

    1. No
    2. Not much
    3. A little
    4. A lot
    5. Yes, obsessively

    How old were you when you lost your oral virginity?

    1. Still a virgin
    2. 0 - 5
    3. 6 - 10
    4. 11
    5. 12
    6. 13
    7. 14
    8. 15
    9. 16
    10. 17
    11. 18
    12. 19
    13. 20
    14. 21 - 22
    15. 23 - 25
    16. 26 - 30
    17. 31 - 40
    18. over 40

    Was losing your oral virginity voluntary?

    1. Not applicable
    2. Yes, totally
    3. Yes, but in hindsight I was coerced
    4. Yes, but I regretted it later
    5. Yes, but I was intoxicated
    6. No, I was a victim of incest
    7. No, I was raped

    How old were you when you lost your vaginal virginity?

    1. Still a virgin
    2. 0 - 5
    3. 6 - 10
    4. 11
    5. 12
    6. 13
    7. 14
    8. 15
    9. 16
    10. 17
    11. 18
    12. 19
    13. 20
    14. 21 - 22
    15. 23 - 25
    16. 26 - 30
    17. 31 - 40
    18. over 40

    Was losing your vaginal virginity voluntary?

    1. Not applicable
    2. Yes, totally
    3. Yes, but in hindsight I was coerced
    4. Yes, but I regretted it later
    5. Yes, but I was intoxicated
    6. No, I was a victim of incest
    7. No, I was raped

    How old were you when you lost your anal virginity?

    1. Still a virgin
    2. 0 - 5
    3. 6 - 10
    4. 11
    5. 12
    6. 13
    7. 14
    8. 15
    9. 16
    10. 17
    11. 18
    12. 19
    13. 20
    14. 21 - 22
    15. 23 - 25
    16. 26 - 30
    17. 31 - 40
    18. over 40

    Was losing your anal virginity voluntary?

    1. Not applicable
    2. Yes, totally
    3. Yes, but in hindsight I was coerced
    4. Yes, but I regretted it later
    5. Yes, but I was intoxicated
    6. No, I was a victim of incest
    7. No, I was raped

    How many sexual partners of the opposite sex have you had in the last 12 months?

    1. Zero
    2. 1
    3. 2
    4. 3
    5. 4 - 5
    6. 6 - 8
    7. 9 - 12
    8. 13 - 16
    9. over 16

    How many sexual partners of the opposite sex have you had in your entire life?

    1. Zero
    2. 1
    3. 2
    4. 3
    5. 4 - 5
    6. 6 - 8
    7. 9 - 12
    8. 13 - 16
    9. 17 - 25
    10. 26 - 50
    11. 51 - 100
    12. 101 - 200
    13. 201 - 500
    14. over 500

    How many sexual partners of the same sex have you had in the last 12 months?

    1. Zero
    2. 1
    3. 2
    4. 3
    5. 4 - 5
    6. 6 - 8
    7. 9 - 12
    8. 13 - 16
    9. over 16

    How many sexual partners of the same sex have you had in your entire life?

    1. Zero
    2. 1
    3. 2
    4. 3
    5. 4 - 5
    6. 6 - 8
    7. 9 - 12
    8. 13 - 16
    9. 17 - 25
    10. 26 - 50
    11. 51 - 100
    12. 101 - 200
    13. 201 - 500
    14. over 500

    Have you ever engaged in beastialty (ie. sex with an animal)?

    1. Never have, never will
    2. Never have, would like to
    3. Yes, once
    4. Yes, multiple times
    5. Yes, still do

    What is the largest number of people you have had sex with at once?

    1. Not applicable
    2. One
    3. Two
    4. Three
    5. Four
    6. Five or more

    Have you ever paid for sex (cash, drugs, etc.)?

    1. Never
    2. Once
    3. A few times
    4. Regularly

    Have you ever been paid for sex (cash, drugs, etc.)?

    1. Never
    2. Once
    3. A few times
    4. Regularly
    <a name="#91">91. Which of the following have you tried in a sexual context? (check all that apply)

    1. Kissing
    2. Oral Sex (giving)
    3. Oral sex (receiving)
    4. Vaginal Sex
    5. Anal sex (giving)
    6. Anal sex (receiving)
    7. Fisting, vaginal
    8. Fisting, anal
    9. Bondage
    10. Whipping/caning/spanking
    11. Cutting
    12. Play piercing
    13. Permanent piercing
    14. Tattooing
    15. Master/slave
    16. Chastity
    17. Private humiliation
    18. Public humiliation
    19. Exhibitionism
    20. Electro or fire play
    21. Watersports
    22. Scat

    <a name="#92">92. Which of the following would you like to try in a sexual context? (check all that apply)<p>

    1. Kissing
    2. Oral Sex (giving)
    3. Oral sex (receiving)
    4. Vaginal Sex
    5. Anal sex (giving)
    6. Anal sex (receiving)
    7. Fisting, vaginal
    8. Fisting, anal
    9. Bondage
    10. Whipping/caning/spanking
    11. Cutting
    12. Play piercing
    13. Permanent piercing
    14. Tattooing
    15. Master/slave
    16. Chastity
    17. Private humiliation
    18. Public humiliation
    19. Exhibitionism
    20. Electro or fire play
    21. Watersports
    22. Scat

    <a name="#93">93. Have you ever been raped?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Maybe, but I'm not sure if it was rape
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, multiple times

    <a name="#94">94. Do you use sexual protection devices (ie. condoms, the pill, etc.)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never (don't care)
    3. Never (not an issue)
    4. Yes, for birth control
    5. Yes, for STD protection
    6. Yes, for birth control and STD protection

    <a name="#95">95. Which of the following STDs are you currently suffering from or have suffered from in the past, that you know of?<p>

    1. AIDS/HIV
    2. Chancroid(s)
    3. Chlamydia
    4. Crabs
    5. Gonorrhea
    6. Hepatitis A
    7. Hepatitis B
    8. Hepatitis C
    9. Herpes
    10. Genital Warts
    11. Mulluscum Contagiosum
    12. Nongonococcal urethritis
    13. PID
    14. Scabies
    15. Syphillis
    16. Vaginitis/Yeast Infection

    <a name="#96">96. Do you inform your partners of your STDs?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Yes, but I have none
    3. Yes, always
    4. Sometimes
    5. Never

    <a name="#97">97. How would you rate your sexual performance from your partner's point of view?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Extremely good
    3. Good
    4. Average
    5. Not every good
    6. Extremely poor

    <a name="#98">98. How much do you enjoy sexual contact with others?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Extremely enjoyable
    3. Good
    4. Average
    5. Don't enjoy
    6. Strongly dislike

    <a name="#99">99. What role have your body modifications played in your sex life (mentally; ie. how you feel about yourself erotically)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Massive improvement
    3. Minor improvement
    4. No change
    5. Minor detraction
    6. Major detraction

    <a name="#100">100. What role have your body modifications played in your sex life (physically; ie. does it make it feel better)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Massive improvement
    3. Minor improvement
    4. No change
    5. Minor detraction
    6. Major detraction

    <a name="#101">101. What role have your partner's body modifications played in your sex life (mentally; ie. does it make them more attractive)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Massive improvement
    3. Minor improvement
    4. No change
    5. Minor detraction
    6. Major detraction

    <a name="#102">102. What role have your partner's body modifications played in your sex life (physically; ie. does it make it feel better)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Massive improvement
    3. Minor improvement
    4. No change
    5. Minor detraction
    6. Major detraction

    <a name="#103">103. I am attracted primarily to (check any that apply):<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. People much younger than me
    3. People younger than me
    4. People about the same age as me
    5. People older than me
    6. People much older than me

    <a name="#104">104. Have you ever tried any of the following? (check all that apply)<p>

    1. Caffeine
    2. Alcohol
    3. Tobacco
    4. Marijuana
    5. LSD/shrooms
    6. Ecstasy
    7. Other psychedelic drugs
    8. Poppers
    9. Cocaine
    10. Heroin
    11. Crack
    12. Crystal Meth
    13. Other illegal drug

    <a name="#105">105. Are you straightedge (ie. no drinking, drugs, etc.)?<p>

    1. No
    2. Yes, but not by name
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, "militant"

    <a name="#106">106. How often do you use caffeine (ie. coffee, tea, Bawls, etc.)?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#107">107. How often do you use alcohol (ie. beer, wine, martinis, etc.)?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#108">108. How often do you use tobacco (ie. cigarettes, cigars, etc.)?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#109">109. How often do you use marijuana?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#110">110. How often do you use LSD or shrooms?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#111">111. How often do you use Ecstasy?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#112">112. How often do you use other psychedelic drugs (ie. GHB, MDA, etc.)?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#113">113. How often do you use poppers?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#114">114. How often do you use cocaine?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#115">115. How often do you use heroin?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#116">116. How often do you use crack?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#117">117. How often do you use crystal meth?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#118">118. How often do you use other illegal drugs?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Occasionally
    3. Frequently (socially)
    4. Frequently (privately)
    5. Regularly, addicted

    <a name="#119">119. How would you describe the impact of substance use on your life?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Extremely positive
    3. Mildly positive
    4. No effect
    5. Mildly damaging
    6. Extremely damaging

    <a name="#120">120. Have you ever committed any of the following (even if you weren't caught)? (check all that apply)<p>

    1. Parking offense
    2. Minor traffic offense
    3. Major traffic offense
    4. Drug or alcohol related driving offence
    5. Drug related offense (usage)
    6. Drug related offense (trafficking or dealing)
    7. Weapons related offense
    8. Political offense (ie. arrest at protest, etc)
    9. Shoplifting
    10. Minor theft
    11. Major theft
    12. Fraud
    13. Rape
    14. Incest
    15. Assault where you were the aggressor
    16. Assault/fighting (mutually started)
    17. Murder
    18. Terrorism
    19. Computer Crime
    20. Vandalism
    21. Other minor crime
    22. Other major crime

    <a name="#121">121. How would you describe your driving (check all that apply)?<p>

    1. Don't drive
    2. Very safe
    3. Reckless
    4. Habitual speeder
    5. Poor driver
    6. Average

    <a name="#122">122. How would you rate your truthfulness in general?<p>

    1. Habitual liar
    2. Mild liar
    3. Average
    4. Overly truthful
    5. Obsessively truthful

    <a name="#123">123. Which of the following activities have you taken part in? (check all that apply)<p>

    1. Martial arts
    2. Bungee jumping
    3. Roller-coasters
    4. Motorcycle riding
    5. Go-carts
    6. Nude beach
    7. Driving without a license
    8. Used a fake ID
    9. Used a fake ID to get a body modification
    10. Carried a concealed weapon
    11. Drag raced (on the street or track)
    12. Evaded taxes
    13. Bought stolen items
    14. Used pirate software
    15. Traded pirate software
    16. Been at a riot or protest that got out of hand
    17. Looted
    18. Flashed or mooned someone

    <a name="#124">124. Do you own any weapons? (check all that apply)<p>

    1. Knives
    2. Swords
    3. Nunchuks/Martial arts weapons
    4. Rifles
    5. Shotguns
    6. Handguns
    7. Automatic guns
    8. Bows or crossbows
    9. Other weaponry

    <a name="#125">125. How often do you visit BME (as in the main site)?<p>

    1. Rarely or never
    2. Monthly
    3. Weekly
    4. Every few days
    5. Daily

    <a name="#126">126. How long have you been reading BME?<p>

    1. Less than a month
    2. 1 - 6 months
    3. 7 - 12 months
    4. 12 - 24 months
    5. 2 - 4 years
    6. More than 5 years

    <a name="#127">127. What is the highest level of membership you currently have to BME?<p>

    1. No membership
    2. Extreme2, free
    3. Extreme2, paid
    4. Full, free
    5. Full, paid

    <a name="#128">128. What is the highest level of membership you have ever had to BME?<p>

    1. No membership ever
    2. Extreme2, free
    3. Extreme2, paid
    4. Full, free
    5. Full, paid

    <a name="#129">129. How long have you been a member of IAM?<p>

    1. Less than a month
    2. 1 - 3 months
    3. 4 - 6 months
    4. 7 - 12 months
    5. Between 1 and 2 years
    6. Over 2 years

    <a name="#130">130. Is IAM your primary homepage or online journal?<p>

    1. Yes, it's my only one
    2. Yes, but not my only one
    3. No, I have a different one
    4. No, I have no real online journal

    <a name="#131">131. Have you ever attended an IAM or BME meet in person?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I want to
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, many times

    <a name="#132">132. What percentage of your immediate peer groupd (ie. your friends) also have IAM pages?<p>

    1. Zero
    2. Less than 10%
    3. 10% - 25%
    4. 25% - 50%
    5. 50% - 75%
    6. Almost all
    7. All of them

    <a name="#133">133. Have you ever "hooked up" with someone from BME (via IAM, the personals, or writing them) as a friend?<p>

    1. Never
    2. No, but that would be great
    3. Yes, once (briefly)
    4. Yes, once (long-term)
    5. Yes, multiple times

    <a name="#134">134. Have you ever "hooked up" with someone from BME (via IAM, the personals, or writing them) as a sexual partner?<p>

    1. Never
    2. No, but that would be great
    3. Yes, once (briefly)
    4. Yes, once (long-term)
    5. Yes, multiple times

    <a name="#135">135. Have you ever emailed or otherwise contacted someone from BME because of their body modifications?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Yes
    3. Yes, multiple times

    <a name="#136">136. Have you ever attended a tattoo convention?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I want to
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, more than once

    <a name="#137">137. Have you ever attended a sideshow event (ie. Jim Rose, The Lizardman, Puzzilion, etc.)?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I want to
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, more than once

    <a name="#138">138. Have you ever attended a fetish party or public BDSM event?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I want to
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, more than once

    <a name="#139">139. Have you ever attended a cutter party (ie. castration party, ModCon, etc.)?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I want to
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, more than once

    <a name="#140">140. Have you ever attended a private BDSM party or play party?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I want to
    3. Yes
    4. Yes, more than once

    <a name="#141">141. How often do you visit IAM?<p>

    1. Rarely or never
    2. Montly
    3. Weekly
    4. Every few days
    5. Daily
    6. Several times daily
    7. Any time I'm online, I'm on IAM

    <a name="#142">142. Including paid IAM memberships, how much money have you donated to IAM (not including BME memberships, unless you got them solely for IAM access), in US dollars?<p>

    1. Zero
    2. Up to $10
    3. $10.01 to $20
    4. $20.01 to $50
    5. $50.01 to $100
    6. $100.01 to $200
    7. $200.01 to $500
    8. Over $500

    <a name="#143">143. How much money have you spent at BMEshop in US dollars?<p>

    1. Zero
    2. Up to $20
    3. $20.01 to $50
    4. $50.01 to $100
    5. $100.01 to $200
    6. $200.01 to $500
    7. $500.01 to $1000
    8. Over $1000

    <a name="#144">144. Do you visit any other body modification sites?<p>

    1. Never
    2. Rarely
    3. Monthly
    4. Weekly
    5. Every few days
    6. Daily

    <a name="#145">145. Do you have a paid membership to any other online sites (ie. porn sites, news sites, etc.)?<p>

    1. Yes, several
    2. Yes
    3. No
    4. Not any more

    <a name="#146">146. "Hand guns should be legally available to all adults."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#147">147. "Marijuana should be legal."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#148">148. "It is the government's responsibility to make sure that everyone has adequate health insurance."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#149">149. "It's important to support your country, right or wrong."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#150">150. "Body piercing shouldn't be permitted at school."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#151">151. "My race is superior to other races."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#152">152. "I'm proud of my race."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#153">153. "Rich people should pay more taxes than poor people."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#154">154. "Free markets equal free people."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#155">155. "Abortion should be legal."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#156">156. "Taxes should go to supporting the arts, museums, and so on (among other things)."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#157">157. "War is murder / War is ignorance"<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#158">158. "Pornography of all kinds (as long as it's not directly hurting someone) should be legal for adults."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#159">159. "Same sex couples should be allowed to marry and adopt children."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#160">160. "Homosexuality is normal and should be supported in young people."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#161">161. "Society would be a lot better off if people started going to church more often."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#162">162. "A mother's place is in the home."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#163">163. "If political leaders betray their country, it is the population's duty to revolt."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#164">164. "I support environmental causes."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#165">165. "The death penalty is appropriate for some crimes."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#166">166. "I am worried about government powers of surveillance."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#167">167. "I trust my government."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#168">168. "There should be limits to free speech (ie. racism, child porn, etc.)"<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#169">169. "I am a libertarian."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#170">170. "I have conservative politics and views."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#171">171. "It is important for people to do volunteer service in their community"<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#172">172. "I volunteer regularly."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#173">173. "I support euthanasia and someone's right to die."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#174">174. "Prostitution should be legal."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#175">175. "The world would be a better place if everyone was just content to look alike."<p>

    1. Strongly agree
    2. Agree somewhat
    3. Ambivalent/Not sure
    4. Disagree somewhat
    5. Strongly disagree

    <a name="#176">176. Is it acceptable for a person to get body modifications that their partner does not like?<p>

    1. Yes
    2. Yes, but only if it won't damage the relationship
    3. No

    <a name="#177">177. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to get a non-face tattoo?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 13
    3. 14
    4. 15
    5. 16
    6. 18
    7. 19
    8. 21
    9. 25
    10. 30
    11. Never

    <a name="#178">178. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to tattoo their face at?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 16
    3. 18
    4. 19
    5. 21
    6. 25
    7. 30
    8. Never

    <a name="#179">179. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to get an ear piercing?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 5
    3. 10
    4. 13
    5. 14
    6. 15
    7. 16
    8. 18
    9. Never

    <a name="#180">180. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to get a non-ear facial piercing?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 5
    3. 10
    4. 13
    5. 14
    6. 15
    7. 16
    8. 18
    9. Never

    <a name="#181">181. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to get a navel piercing?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 5
    3. 10
    4. 13
    5. 14
    6. 15
    7. 16
    8. 18
    9. Never

    <a name="#182">182. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to get a nipple piercing?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 13
    3. 14
    4. 15
    5. 16
    6. 18
    7. 19
    8. 21
    9. Never

    <a name="#183">183. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to get a genital piercing?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 13
    3. 14
    4. 15
    5. 16
    6. 18
    7. 19
    8. 21
    9. 25
    10. Never

    <a name="#184">184. What is the youngest someone should legally be permitted to do a flesh-hook suspension?<p>

    1. Any age
    2. 5
    3. 10
    4. 13
    5. 14
    6. 15
    7. 16
    8. 18
    9. 19
    10. 21
    11. 25
    12. 30
    13. Never

    <a name="#185">185. To what extent do politics (ie. cultural revolution, etc.) play a role in your body modifications?<p>

    1. Not at all
    2. Minimally
    3. A bit
    4. A lot
    5. Primary importance

    <a name="#186">186. Are you more likely to get modifications during times of social or political stress (ie. war, recession, etc.)?<p>

    1. Much more likely
    2. More likely
    3. No change
    4. Less likely
    5. Much less likely

    <a name="#187">187. Are you more likely to engage in ritual (play piercing, suspension, etc.) during times of social or political stress?<p>

    1. Much more likely
    2. More likely
    3. No change
    4. Less likely
    5. Much less likely

    <a name="#188">188. I currently have the following piercings (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Earlobe (small)
    2. Stretched earlobe, under 1"
    3. Stretched earlobe, over 1"
    4. Ear cartilage piercing
    5. Eyebrow
    6. Nostril
    7. Septum
    8. Lip ring or labret
    9. Madonna or Medusa
    10. Cheek piercing
    11. Tongue piercing
    12. Tongue web piercing
    13. Other facial piercing
    14. Prince albert
    15. Ampallang or Apadravya
    16. Dydoe
    17. Frenum
    18. Scrotal piercing
    19. Guiche
    20. Other male genital piercing
    21. Horizontal hood piercing
    22. Vertical hood piercing
    23. Inner Labial piercing
    24. Outer Labial piercing
    25. Christina
    26. Princess Albertina
    27. Other female genital piercing
    28. Nipple piercing
    29. Navel piercing
    30. Pocketing or Stapling
    31. Surface piercing
    32. Other piercing(s)

    <a name="#189">189. I once had but no longer have the following piercings (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Earlobe (small)
    2. Stretched earlobe, under 1"
    3. Stretched earlobe, over 1"
    4. Ear cartilage piercing
    5. Eyebrow
    6. Nostril
    7. Septum
    8. Lip ring or labret
    9. Madonna or Medusa
    10. Cheek piercing
    11. Tongue piercing
    12. Tongue web piercing
    13. Other facial piercing
    14. Prince albert
    15. Ampallang or Apadravya
    16. Dydoe
    17. Frenum
    18. Scrotal piercing
    19. Guiche
    20. Other male genital piercing
    21. Horizontal hood piercing
    22. Vertical hood piercing
    23. Inner Labial piercing
    24. Outer Labial piercing
    25. Christina
    26. Princess Albertina
    27. Other female genital piercing
    28. Nipple piercing
    29. Navel piercing
    30. Pocketing or Stapling
    31. Surface piercing
    32. Other piercing(s)

    <a name="#190">190. I plan to but do not currently have the following piercings (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Earlobe (small)
    2. Stretched earlobe, under 1"
    3. Stretched earlobe, over 1"
    4. Ear cartilage piercing
    5. Eyebrow
    6. Nostril
    7. Septum
    8. Lip ring or labret
    9. Madonna or Medusa
    10. Cheek piercing
    11. Tongue piercing
    12. Tongue web piercing
    13. Other facial piercing
    14. Prince albert
    15. Ampallang or Apadravya
    16. Dydoe
    17. Frenum
    18. Scrotal piercing
    19. Guiche
    20. Other male genital piercing
    21. Horizontal hood piercing
    22. Vertical hood piercing
    23. Inner Labial piercing
    24. Outer Labial piercing
    25. Christina
    26. Princess Albertina
    27. Other female genital piercing
    28. Nipple piercing
    29. Navel piercing
    30. Pocketing or Stapling
    31. Surface piercing
    32. Other piercing(s)

    <a name="#191">191. I got my first piercing at age:<p>

    1. No piercings
    2. As a baby
    3. 1 - 5
    4. 6 - 10
    5. 11 - 13
    6. 14
    7. 15
    8. 16
    9. 17
    10. 18
    11. 19 - 20
    12. 21 - 22
    13. 23 - 25
    14. 26 - 30
    15. 31 - 40
    16. 41 - 50
    17. Over 50

    <a name="#192">192. I got my first non-earlobe piercing (ie. septum, lip, nipples, navel, etc.) at age:<p>

    1. No non-earlobe piercings
    2. As a baby
    3. 1 - 5
    4. 6 - 10
    5. 11 - 13
    6. 14
    7. 15
    8. 16
    9. 17
    10. 18
    11. 19 - 20
    12. 21 - 22
    13. 23 - 25
    14. 26 - 30
    15. 31 - 40
    16. 41 - 50
    17. Over 50

    <a name="#193">193. I got my first body or genital piercing at age:<p>

    1. No genital piercings
    2. Under 11
    3. 11 - 13
    4. 14
    5. 15
    6. 16
    7. 17
    8. 18
    9. 19 - 20
    10. 21 - 22
    11. 23 - 25
    12. 26 - 30
    13. 31 - 40
    14. 41 - 50
    15. Over 50

    <a name="#194">194. How much money (in US dollars) have you spent on piercings including the cost of piercings and jewelry?<p>

    1. Zero
    2. Under $50
    3. $50 to $100
    4. $100.01 to $200
    5. $200.01 to $350
    6. $350.01 to $500
    7. $500.01 to $1000
    8. Over $1000

    <a name="#195">195. The following people did my piercings (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Me
    2. Sibling
    3. Parent
    4. Other relative
    5. Friend
    6. Professional piercer
    7. Mall piercer
    8. Doctor or medical professional
    9. Other

    <a name="#196">196. How happy are you with how your piercings turned out?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Extremely happy
    3. Happy
    4. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    5. Unhappy
    6. Extremely unhappy

    <a name="#197">197. The following statements are true about my piercings (check all that apply):<p>

    1. I wish I had less piercings
    2. I wish I had more piercings
    3. I wish my lobes were bigger
    4. I wish my lobes were smaller
    5. I wish I had taken better care of my piercings
    6. I wish I went to a better piercer

    <a name="#198">198. Have you ever had any of the following complications? (Check any that apply)<p>

    1. Difficultly healing or lengthy healing
    2. Minor infection
    3. Major infection
    4. Allergic reaction
    5. Rejection
    6. Thinning
    7. Scarring (ie. blowout, etc.)
    8. Physically discomfort
    9. Excessive bleeding
    10. Didn't feel right mentally
    11. Other problem

    <a name="#199">199. Have you ever removed any piercings for the following complications? (Check any reasons that apply)<p>

    1. They weren't healing
    2. They were infected
    3. Allergic reaction
    4. They were rejecting
    5. They were thinning
    6. They were scarring (ie. blowout, etc.)
    7. Due to work
    8. Due to school
    9. Due to family
    10. Due to military service
    11. Due to partner
    12. I got tired of them
    13. Not physically comfortable
    14. Didn't feel right mentally
    15. Other reasons

    <a name="#200">200. How would you describe your relationship with your body piercer?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Strictly client/customer
    3. Casual friends
    4. Close Friends
    5. Basically family

    <a name="#201">201. I currently have tattoos on the following locations (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Face (front)
    2. Chin
    3. Inner lip
    4. Scalp
    5. Neck (back)
    6. Neck (side)
    7. Neck (front)
    8. Left shoulder
    9. Left upper arm
    10. Left forearm
    11. Left Wrist
    12. Left hand
    13. Right shoulder
    14. Right upper arm
    15. Right forearm
    16. Right Wrist
    17. Right hand
    18. Collar
    19. Left Chest
    20. Center Chest
    21. Right Chest
    22. Right ribs/side
    23. Stomache
    24. Left ribs/side
    25. Upper back
    26. Central back
    27. Lower back
    28. Ass
    29. Left hip
    30. Pubic Region
    31. Right hip
    32. Genital tattoo
    33. Left upper leg
    34. Left lower leg
    35. Left ankle
    36. Left foot
    37. Right upper leg
    38. Right lower leg
    39. Right ankle
    40. Right foot
    41. Other

    <a name="#202">202. I plan on having more tattoos on the following locations (ie. that I don't currently have) (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Face (front)
    2. Chin
    3. Inner lip
    4. Scalp
    5. Neck (back)
    6. Neck (side)
    7. Neck (front)
    8. Left shoulder
    9. Left upper arm
    10. Left forearm
    11. Left Wrist
    12. Left hand
    13. Right shoulder
    14. Right upper arm
    15. Right forearm
    16. Right Wrist
    17. Right hand
    18. Collar
    19. Left Chest
    20. Center Chest
    21. Right Chest
    22. Right ribs/side
    23. Stomache
    24. Left ribs/side
    25. Upper back
    26. Central back
    27. Lower back
    28. Ass
    29. Left hip
    30. Pubic Region
    31. Right hip
    32. Genital tattoo
    33. Left upper leg
    34. Left lower leg
    35. Left ankle
    36. Left foot
    37. Right upper leg
    38. Right lower leg
    39. Right ankle
    40. Right foot
    41. Other

    <a name="#203">203. Have you ever had tattoos removed?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. One
    4. Several
    5. Many

    <a name="#204">204. Have you ever had tattoos covered up by other tattoos?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. One
    4. Several
    5. Many

    <a name="#205">205. I got my first tattoo at age:<p>

    1. No tattoos
    2. Under 11
    3. 11 - 13
    4. 14
    5. 15
    6. 16
    7. 17
    8. 18
    9. 19 - 20
    10. 21 - 22
    11. 23 - 25
    12. 26 - 30
    13. 31 - 40
    14. 41 - 50
    15. Over 50

    <a name="#206">206. How much money (in US dollars) have you spent on tattoos?<p>

    1. Zero
    2. Under $100
    3. $100 to $200
    4. $200.01 to $500
    5. $500.01 to $1,000
    6. $1,000.01 to $2,000
    7. $2,000.01 to $5,000
    8. $5,000.01 to $10,000
    9. Over $10,000

    <a name="#207">207. The following people did my tattoos (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Me
    2. Sibling
    3. Parent
    4. Other relative
    5. Friend
    6. Professional artist
    7. Fellow Prisoner
    8. Other

    <a name="#208">208. The following people designed my tattoos (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Me
    2. Sibling
    3. Parent
    4. Other relative
    5. Friend
    6. Flash (wall)
    7. Found art (exact)
    8. Found art (based on)
    9. Professional artist
    10. Fellow Prisoner
    11. Other

    <a name="#209">209. How happy are you with how your tattoos turned out?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Extremely happy
    3. Happy
    4. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    5. Unhappy
    6. Extremely unhappy

    <a name="#210">210. How would you describe your relationship with your tattoo artist?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Strictly client/customer
    3. Casual friends
    4. Close Friends
    5. Basically family

    <a name="#211">211. What styles of tattoos do you have (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Tribal
    2. Lettering
    3. "New Skool"
    4. "Old School"
    5. Stars
    6. Kanji
    7. Cartoons
    8. Traditional Fantsy (warriors, Vikings, etc.)
    9. Biomechanical
    10. "Scary" stuff (skulls, demons, etc.)
    11. Celtic
    12. Dragons, European
    13. Dragons, Asian
    14. Oriental
    15. Portrait
    16. Political
    17. Religious
    18. Sexual
    19. Other

    <a name="#212">212. I have voluntary scarifications in the following locations (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Facial
    2. Chin
    3. Scalp
    4. Neck
    5. Upper arm or shoulder
    6. Lower arm
    7. Hand
    8. Torso, upper
    9. Torso, lower
    10. Pubic
    11. Genital
    12. Ass
    13. Upper leg
    14. Lower leg
    15. Foot

    <a name="#213">213. How much money (in US dollars) have you spent on scarification?<p>

    1. Zero
    2. Under $50
    3. $50 to $100
    4. $100.01 to $200
    5. $200.01 to $350
    6. $350.01 to $500
    7. $500.01 to $1000
    8. Over $1000

    <a name="#214">214. I plan on having voluntary scarifications in the following locations (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Facial
    2. Chin
    3. Scalp
    4. Neck
    5. Upper arm or shoulder
    6. Lower arm
    7. Hand
    8. Torso, upper
    9. Torso, lower
    10. Pubic
    11. Genital
    12. Ass
    13. Upper leg
    14. Lower leg
    15. Foot

    <a name="#215">215. I got my first voluntary scarification at age:<p>

    1. No piercings
    2. As a baby
    3. 1 - 5
    4. 6 - 10
    5. 11 - 13
    6. 14
    7. 15
    8. 16
    9. 17
    10. 18
    11. 19 - 20
    12. 21 - 22
    13. 23 - 25
    14. 26 - 30
    15. 31 - 40
    16. 41 - 50
    17. Over 50

    <a name="#216">216. The following people did my scarifications (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Me
    2. Sibling
    3. Parent
    4. Other relative
    5. Friend
    6. Professional piercer
    7. Professional tattoo artist
    8. Scarification artist (that was not also a piercer or tattooist)
    9. Fraternity brother
    10. Other

    <a name="#217">217. How happy are you with how your scarifications turned out?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Extremely happy
    3. Happy
    4. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    5. Unhappy
    6. Extremely unhappy

    <a name="#218">218. How would you describe your relationship with your scarification artist?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Strictly client/customer
    3. Casual friends
    4. Close Friends
    5. Basically family

    <a name="#219">219. Were you circumcised as a baby or youth?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Not circumcised
    3. Yes, for medical reasons
    4. Yes, for cultural reasons
    5. Yes, for unknown reasons

    <a name="#220">220. I currently have the following procedures, done on me voluntarily as an adult (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Circumcision
    2. Meatotomy
    3. Subincision
    4. Glans splitting
    5. Scrotal splitting
    6. Castration
    7. Urethral Reroute
    8. Penectomy
    9. Ear reshaping
    10. Split tongue
    11. Minor amputation (finger, toe)
    12. Major amputation (hand, arm, etc.)
    13. Nipple removal
    14. Genital beading
    15. Transdermal implants
    16. "3D Art" Implants
    17. Silicone injection
    18. Cosmetic surgery
    19. Corsetry
    20. Stretched scrotum
    21. Stretched labia
    22. Stretched nipples
    23. Anal stretching
    24. Trepanation
    25. Other heavy body modifications

    <a name="#221">221. I would like to have (but do not currently have) the following procedures, done on me voluntarily as an adult (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Circumcision
    2. Meatotomy
    3. Subincision
    4. Glans splitting
    5. Scrotal splitting
    6. Castration
    7. Urethral Reroute
    8. Penectomy
    9. Ear reshaping
    10. Split tongue
    11. Minor amputation (finger, toe)
    12. Major amputation (hand, arm, etc.)
    13. Nipple removal
    14. Genital beading
    15. Transdermal implants
    16. "3D Art" Implants
    17. Silicone injection
    18. Cosmetic surgery
    19. Corsetry
    20. Stretched scrotum
    21. Stretched labia
    22. Stretched nipples
    23. Anal stretching
    24. Trepanation
    25. Other heavy body modifications

    <a name="#222">222. My heavy mods were done by (check any that apply):<p>

    1. Myself
    2. Friend or Partner
    3. Piercer or Tattoo Artist
    4. Underground cutter
    5. Doctor ("off the record")
    6. Doctor (legally)

    <a name="#223">223. The best time (for me) to get modified is:<p>

    1. Morning
    2. Afternoon
    3. Early evening
    4. Night time
    5. No difference

    <a name="#224">224. The best day of the week (for me) to get modified is:<p>

    1. Sunday
    2. Monday
    3. Tuesday
    4. Wednesday
    5. Thursday
    6. Friday
    7. Saturday
    8. No difference

    <a name="#225">225. Have you ever received a body modification to celebrate an event? (Check all that apply)<p>

    1. Never
    2. Own birthday
    3. Other birthday
    4. Positive relationship (ie. wedding)
    5. Negative relationship (ie. divorce)
    6. Death
    7. Historical event
    8. Holiday
    9. Sports game
    10. Political Event
    11. Other current event
    12. Other

    <a name="#226">226. When you get a new modification who do you normally go with?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Alone
    3. A friend
    4. Partner
    5. A family member
    6. Multiple friends

    <a name="#227">227. Do you tip your body modification artist?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Sometimes
    3. Yes, a little (15% or less)
    4. Yes, a lot (Over 15%)

    <a name="#228">228. Have you ever required medical care for a body piercing (check any that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Self-administered (minor)
    4. Self-administered (major)
    5. First aid by Practitioner
    6. Doctor consultation (while there for something else)
    7. Doctor consultation (for the problem)
    8. Piercer visit
    9. Mental health visit
    10. Mental health stay
    11. Emergency/hospital visit (in and out)
    12. Emergency/hospital visit (day stay)
    13. Emergency/hospital visit (overnight)
    14. Emergency/hospital visit (lengthy staty)
    15. Surgery required
    16. Removal of mod required
    17. Temporary disability
    18. Permanent disability

    <a name="#229">229. Have you ever required medical care for a tattoo (check any that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Self-administered (minor)
    4. Self-administered (major)
    5. First aid by Practitioner
    6. Doctor consultation (while there for something else)
    7. Doctor consultation (for the problem)
    8. Piercer visit
    9. Mental health visit
    10. Mental health stay
    11. Emergency/hospital visit (in and out)
    12. Emergency/hospital visit (day stay)
    13. Emergency/hospital visit (overnight)
    14. Emergency/hospital visit (lengthy staty)
    15. Surgery required
    16. Temporary disability
    17. Permanent disability

    <a name="#230">230. Have you ever required medical care for a scarification (check any that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Self-administered (minor)
    4. Self-administered (major)
    5. First aid by Practitioner
    6. Doctor consultation (while there for something else)
    7. Doctor consultation (for the problem)
    8. Piercer visit
    9. Mental health visit
    10. Mental health stay
    11. Emergency/hospital visit (in and out)
    12. Emergency/hospital visit (day stay)
    13. Emergency/hospital visit (overnight)
    14. Emergency/hospital visit (lengthy staty)
    15. Surgery required
    16. Temporary disability
    17. Permanent disability

    <a name="#231">231. Have you ever required medical care for a ritual or body play activity (check any that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Self-administered (minor)
    4. Self-administered (major)
    5. First aid by Practitioner
    6. Doctor consultation (while there for something else)
    7. Doctor consultation (for the problem)
    8. Piercer visit
    9. Mental health visit
    10. Mental health stay
    11. Emergency/hospital visit (in and out)
    12. Emergency/hospital visit (day stay)
    13. Emergency/hospital visit (overnight)
    14. Emergency/hospital visit (lengthy staty)
    15. Surgery required
    16. Temporary disability
    17. Permanent disability

    <a name="#232">232. Have you ever required medical care for a heavy mod (check any that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Self-administered (minor)
    4. Self-administered (major)
    5. First aid by Practitioner
    6. Doctor consultation (while there for something else)
    7. Doctor consultation (for the problem)
    8. Piercer visit
    9. Mental health visit
    10. Mental health stay
    11. Emergency/hospital visit (in and out)
    12. Emergency/hospital visit (day stay)
    13. Emergency/hospital visit (overnight)
    14. Emergency/hospital visit (lengthy staty)
    15. Surgery required
    16. Removal of mod required
    17. Temporary disability
    18. Permanent disability

    <a name="#233">233. What type of reaction of you have had from medical professionals regarding your body modifications (select all that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. None
    3. Extremely negative
    4. Negative
    5. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    6. Positive
    7. Extremely positive

    <a name="#234">234. What type of reaction of you have had from mental health professionals regarding your body modifications (select all that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. None
    3. Extremely negative
    4. Negative
    5. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    6. Positive
    7. Extremely positive

    <a name="#235">235. What type of reaction of you have had from dental professionals regarding your body modifications (select all that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. None
    3. Extremely negative
    4. Negative
    5. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    6. Positive
    7. Extremely positive

    <a name="#236">236. What type of reaction of you have had from friends regarding your body modifications (select all that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. None
    3. Extremely negative
    4. Negative
    5. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    6. Positive
    7. Extremely positive

    <a name="#237">237. What type of reaction of you have had from your family regarding your body modifications (select all that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. None
    3. Extremely negative
    4. Negative
    5. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    6. Positive
    7. Extremely positive

    <a name="#238">238. What type of reaction of you have had from your employer regarding your body modifications (select all that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. None
    3. Extremely negative
    4. Negative
    5. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    6. Positive
    7. Extremely positive

    <a name="#239">239. What type of reaction of you have had from school regarding your body modifications (select all that apply)?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. None
    3. Extremely negative
    4. Negative
    5. Ambivalent/Unconcerned
    6. Positive
    7. Extremely positive

    <a name="#240">240. Do you remove or cover your piercings before visiting the doctor/dentist?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#241">241. Do you remove or cover your piercings before visiting your family?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#242">242. Do you remove or cover your piercings before going to school?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#243">243. Do you remove or cover your piercings before going to work?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#244">244. Do you cover your tattoos before visiting the doctor/dentist?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#245">245. Do you cover your tattoos before visiting your family?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#246">246. Do you cover your tattoos before going to school?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#247">247. Do you cover your tattoos before going to work?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Never
    3. Rarely
    4. Sometimes
    5. Always

    <a name="#248">248. Do you feel that society in general is becoming more or tolerant of your body modifications?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more tolerant
    3. More tolerant
    4. About the same
    5. Less tolerant
    6. Much less tolerant

    <a name="#249">249. Do you feel that your family and friends are becoming more or tolerant of your body modifications?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more tolerant
    3. More tolerant
    4. About the same
    5. Less tolerant
    6. Much less tolerant

    <a name="#250">250. Are you a happier person due to your body modifications?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more happy
    3. More happy
    4. About the same
    5. Less happy
    6. Much less happy

    <a name="#251">251. Are your friends happier with you due to your body modifications?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more happy
    3. More happy
    4. About the same
    5. Less happy
    6. Much less happy

    <a name="#252">252. If you could get a better job by doing so, would you remove your body modifications?<p>

    1. Yes
    2. No

    <a name="#253">253. Would you take a worse job if it meant keeping your body modifications?<p>

    1. Yes
    2. No

    <a name="#254">254. Do you feel more confident due to your body modifications when in public?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more confident
    3. More confident
    4. About the same
    5. Less confident
    6. Much less confident

    <a name="#255">255. Do you feel more confident due to your body modifications on a private level?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more confident
    3. More confident
    4. About the same
    5. Less confident
    6. Much less confident

    <a name="#256">256. Do you feel more attractive due to your body modifications?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more attractive
    3. More attractive
    4. About the same
    5. Less attractive
    6. Much less attractive

    <a name="#257">257. Do you feel more "comfortable in your body" due to your body modifications?<p>

    1. Not applicable
    2. Much more comfortable
    3. More comfortable
    4. About the same
    5. Less comfortable
    6. Much less comfortable

    <a name="#258">258. Have you ever felt "strange" or "off" when you've taken out a body modification temporarily?<p>

    1. Yes
    2. No
    3. Not applicable

    <a name="#259">259. Have you ever felt "strange" or "off" when you've taken out a body modification permanently?<p>

    1. Yes
    2. No
    3. Not applicable

    <a name="#260">260. Have your body modifications negatively impacted any of the following situations? (Check all that apply)<p>

    1. Work (Job interview)
    2. Work (quality)
    3. Work (Interactions with coworkers)
    4. Work (Interactions with employer)
    5. Work (Performance reviews)
    6. Work (raises)
    7. Work (Promotions)
    8. School (fellow students)
    9. School (teachers)
    10. School (grades)
    11. Family (parents)
    12. Family (siblings)
    13. Family (extended family)
    14. Friends (close)
    15. Friends (social)
    16. Authority figures (police, judges, etc.)
    17. Retail sales staff
    18. Restaurant service
    19. Dating
    20. Marriage

    <a name="#261">261. Have your body modifications positively impacted any of the following situations? (Check all that apply)<p>

    1. Work (Job interview)
    2. Work (quality)
    3. Work (Interactions with coworkers)
    4. Work (Interactions with employer)
    5. Work (Performance reviews)
    6. Work (raises)
    7. Work (Promotions)
    8. School (fellow students)
    9. School (teachers)
    10. School (grades)
    11. Family (parents)
    12. Family (siblings)
    13. Family (extended family)
    14. Friends (close)
    15. Friends (social)
    16. Authority figures (police, judges, etc.)
    17. Retail sales staff
    18. Restaurant service
    19. Dating
    20. Marriage

    <a name="#262">262. Have any of the following been supportive of your body modifications? (Check all that apply)<p>

    1. Mother
    2. Father
    3. Siblings
    4. Extended Family
    5. Coworkers
    6. Employer
    7. Fellow students
    8. Teachers
    9. General public
    10. Friends
    11. Partner

    <a name="#263">263. Have any of the following been negatively judgemental of your body modifications? (Check all that apply)<p>

    1. Mother
    2. Father
    3. Siblings
    4. Extended Family
    5. Coworkers
    6. Employer
    7. Fellow students
    8. Teachers
    9. General public
    10. Friends
    11. Partner

    <a name="#264">264. Do you have more or less body modifications that your peer group, on average?<p>

    1. Much more
    2. More
    3. About the same
    4. Less
    5. Much less

    <a name="#265">265. How would you describe your hairstyle in relation to society in general?<p>

    1. Very conservative
    2. Conservative
    3. Normal
    4. A little radical
    5. Pretty extreme

    <a name="#266">266. How would you describe your hairstyle in relation to your peer group?<p>

    1. Very conservative
    2. Conservative
    3. Normal
    4. A little radical
    5. Pretty extreme

    <a name="#267">267. How would you describe your style of dress in relation to society in general?<p>

    1. Very conservative
    2. Conservative
    3. Normal
    4. A little radical
    5. Pretty extreme

    <a name="#268">268. How would you describe your style of dress in relation to your peer group?<p>

    1. Very conservative
    2. Conservative
    3. Normal
    4. A little radical
    5. Pretty extreme

    <a name="#269">269. Which of the following statements are currently true about your appearance (check all that apply):<p>

    1. My hair is dyed
    2. My hair is dyed an "unnatural" color
    3. My pubic hair is dyed
    4. My pubic hair is shaved
    5. I wear colored contact lenses
    6. I wear big pants
    7. I wear a lot of bracelets
    8. I wear a dog collar
    9. I wear mostly black
    10. I make my own clothes
    11. I wear shirts with offensive or edgey slogans
    12. I am out of sync with fashion

    <a name="#270">270. Which of the following statements were once true but are no longer true about your appearance (check all that apply):<p>

    1. My hair is dyed
    2. My hair is dyed an "unnatural" color
    3. My pubic hair is dyed
    4. My pubic hair is shaved
    5. I wear colored contact lenses
    6. I wear big pants
    7. I wear a lot of bracelets
    8. I wear a dog collar
    9. I wear mostly black
    10. I make my own clothes
    11. I wear shirts with offensive or edgey slogans
    12. I am out of sync with fashion

    <a name="#271">271. Which of the following activities have you taken part in ever (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Play piercing, arms/legs
    2. Play piercing, face
    3. Play piercing, body
    4. Play piercing, genital/nipple
    5. Light CBT
    6. Heavy CBT
    7. Vacuum pumping
    8. Saline injection
    9. Suicide (back) suspension
    10. Chest suspension
    11. Superman (face down) suspension
    12. Coma (face up) suspension
    13. Knee Suspension
    14. Other suspension
    15. Pulling (back or chest)
    16. Pulling (other)
    17. Lip sewing
    18. Fire walking
    19. Meditation
    20. Bed of Nails
    21. Trance Dancing
    22. Sweat Lodge
    23. Tantric Sex
    24. Shamanic Drug Use
    25. Fasting
    26. Other ritual acts

    <a name="#272">272. Which of the following activities have you taken part in within the last year (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Play piercing, arms/legs
    2. Play piercing, face
    3. Play piercing, body
    4. Play piercing, genital/nipple
    5. Light CBT
    6. Heavy CBT
    7. Vacuum pumping
    8. Saline injection
    9. Suicide (back) suspension
    10. Chest suspension
    11. Superman (face down) suspension
    12. Coma (face up) suspension
    13. Knee Suspension
    14. Other suspension
    15. Pulling (back or chest)
    16. Pulling (other)
    17. Lip sewing
    18. Fire walking
    19. Meditation
    20. Bed of Nails
    21. Trance Dancing
    22. Sweat Lodge
    23. Tantric Sex
    24. Shamanic Drug Use
    25. Fasting
    26. Other ritual acts

    <a name="#273">273. Which of the following activities would you like to take part in in the future (check all that apply):<p>

    1. Play piercing, arms/legs
    2. Play piercing, face
    3. Play piercing, body
    4. Play piercing, genital/nipple
    5. Light CBT
    6. Heavy CBT
    7. Vacuum pumping
    8. Saline injection
    9. Suicide (back) suspension
    10. Chest suspension
    11. Superman (face down) suspension
    12. Coma (face up) suspension
    13. Knee Suspension
    14. Other suspension
    15. Pulling (back or chest)
    16. Pulling (other)
    17. Lip sewing
    18. Fire walking
    19. Meditation
    20. Bed of Nails
    21. Trance Dancing
    22. Sweat Lodge
    23. Tantric Sex
    24. Shamanic Drug Use
    25. Fasting
    26. Other ritual acts

    <a name="#274">274. Are you a member of any organized suspension groups?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I was in the past
    3. No, but I hope to be
    4. Yes, but only peripherally
    5. Yes
    6. Yes, very actively

    <a name="#275">275. To what degree does the pain in body modification affect the procedure?<p>

    1. Very positively
    2. Positively
    3. Irrelevant
    4. Negatively
    5. Very negatively

    <a name="#276">276. During a body modification procedure, would you rather have...<p>

    1. More pain
    2. Current amount of pain
    3. Less pain
    4. No pain

    <a name="#277">277. During a ritual body play act, would you rather have...<p>

    1. Much more
    2. More pain
    3. Current amount of pain
    4. Less pain
    5. No pain

    <a name="#278">278. Are you a member of any religious groups that are involved in body modification?<p>

    1. No
    2. No, but I was in the past
    3. No, but I hope to be
    4. Yes
    5. Yes, very actively

    <a name="#279">279. How important is religion or spirituality in your life?<p>

    1. Not at all
    2. Not very much
    3. Medium
    4. A fair amount
    5. Extremely important

    <a name="#280">280. How important are morality and ethics in your life?<p>

    1. Not at all
    2. Not very much
    3. Medium
    4. A fair amount
    5. Extremely important

    <a name="#281">281. What is your religion?<p>

    1. None
    2. Undecided
    3. Agnostic
    4. Asatru/Heathen
    5. Atheist
    6. Baha'i
    7. Buddhist
    8. Christian (practisting)
    9. Christian (non-practising)
    10. Christian (born again or evangelical)
    11. Confucianist
    12. Druid
    13. Falon Gong
    14. Goddess Worship
    15. "Goth"
    16. Gnostic
    17. Hare Krishna
    18. Hindu
    19. Humanist
    20. Jain
    21. Jewish
    22. Muslim
    23. Native American Spirituality
    24. Neo-Pagan
    25. New Age
    26. Objectivist
    27. Scientologist
    28. Shinto
    29. Sikh
    30. Taoist
    31. Unitarian-Universalist
    32. Voodoo
    33. Wiccan
    34. Witch
    35. Other


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