Ennett 1994

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1. A strength of the self report data used would be that

  • the data was provided by the pp themselves and so is likely to be more valid
  • It's easier for them to fix the results
  • It is unreliable as pps may alter their answers due to social desirability bias
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2. How many schools were used?

  • 7
  • 4
  • 5
  • 10

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

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

4. 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

5. What percentage were all non smokers?

  • 76%
  • 41%
  • 68%
  • 50%


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