Ennett 1994

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1. The large sample of five schools is a strength because

  • It was more ethical than using one
  • it allows the results to be generalised to other individuals of that age/ in that area
  • the self report data time consuming regarding the time it takes to gather the data
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2. What percentage were all smokers?

  • 38%
  • 15%
  • 2%
  • 50%

3. There were more non-smoking cliques than smoking cliques suggesting that...

  • not every pupil was present at questionnaire intake
  • they made up the results so it fit with their initial hypothesis
  • peer pressure led more to non smoking than smoking
  • they lied within the questionnaires

4. What percentage were all non smokers?

  • 50%
  • 68%
  • 41%
  • 76%

5. A weakness would be that the self report data is unreliable because

  • They may have altered the results so as to avoid being judged on their smoking habits
  • They're teenagers and they lie
  • The researcher could have made up the results


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