Northern Ireland Young Life and Times Survey

Pressures and Influence Factors (2003 onwards)

Listed below are the questions asked in the Pressures and Influence Factors module and the years in which they were asked. If you want to see how young people actually answered the questions in a particular year, you can click on the year beside every question.

  • INFLSMOK: What has been the most important influence on your views on smoking? 2004
  • INFLALC: What has been the most important influence on your views on drinking? 2004
  • INFLDRUG: What has been the most important influence on your views on drugs? 2004
  • INFLSEX: What has been the most important influence on your views on sexual matters? 2004
  • PRESSPM: Have you ever felt pressurised to join a paramilitary organisation? 2005 2007 2008
  • PRESSDRG: Have you ever felt pressurised to take illegal drugs? 2005 2007 2008
  • PRESSSOL: Have you ever felt pressurised to take solvents to get high? 2008
  • PRESSCIG: Have you ever felt pressurised to smoke cigarettes? 2005 2007 2008
  • PRESSALC: Have you ever felt pressurised to drink alcohol? 2005 2007 2008
  • PRESSSEX: Have you ever felt pressurised to have sexual intercourse? 2005 2007 2008
  • PRESSWGT: Have you ever felt pressurised to lose weight? 2005 2007 2008
  • PRESSOTH: Have you ever felt pressurised to do something else? 2005 2007 2008
  • WHOPARA: Where did the pressure to join a paramilitary organisation mainly come from? 2005 2007 2008
  • WHODRUGS: Where did the pressure to take illegal drugs mainly come from? 2005 2007 2008
  • WHOSOLV: Where did the pressure to use solvents to get high mainly come from? 2008
  • WHOSMOKE: Where did the pressure to smoke cigarettes mainly come from? 2005 2007 2008
  • WHODRINK: Where did the pressure to drink alcohol mainly come from? 2005 2007 2008
  • WHOSEX: Where did the pressure to have sexual intercourse mainly come from? 2005 2007 2008
  • WHOWGT: Where did the pressure to lose weight mainly come from? 2005 2007 2008
  • WHOOTH: Where did the pressure to do something else mainly come from? 2005 2007 2008
  • RISKPARA: Is there a risk of young people being asked to join paramilitary groups? 2005

The Education module includes questions on lessons, videos or discussions in school relating to these issues.

The Health module includes questions on health-related behaviour.

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