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Overall Survey Results:


United Flying Octogenarians Member Survey


1Have you ever smoked cigarettes, pipes, or cigars?
 
 
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
No
   
237 36.4%
Yes, but quit before age 65
   
363 55.8%
Yes, but quit after age 65
   
35 5.3%
Yes, and still smoke
   
15 2.3%
 Totals650100%

2At age 80, did you regularly engage in any of the following exercises? (mark all applicable)
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Walking
   
443 72.1%
Running
   
39 6.3%
Swimming
   
109 17.7%
Biking
   
121 19.7%
Work out at Gym or Fitness Center
   
188 30.6%
Other
   
205 33.3%
 Totals614100%

3How was your weight at age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Overweight
   
94 14.5%
Underweight
   
14 2.1%
Within 10% Plus or Minus of Standard
   
539 83.3%
 Totals647100%

4How many hours of sleep were you getting at age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
8 hours or more
   
391 60.3%
Less than 8 hours
   
257 39.6%
 Totals648100%

5What were your eating habits at age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Vegetarian
   
26 3.9%
Organic
   
13 1.9%
No restrictions
   
625 95.5%
 Totals654100%

6At age 80, did you regularly drink alcohol?
 
 
 
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
344 52.9%
No
   
306 47.0%
 Totals650100%

7If yes on the previous question, how much were you drinking?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
One or two drinks a day
   
297 87.0%
More than two drinks a day
   
33 9.6%
 Totals341100%

8 
 

What was your marital status at age 80?

 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Married
   
531 81.3%
Single
   
15 2.2%
Divorced
   
30 4.5%
Widowed
   
82 12.5%
Other
   
2 <1%
 Totals653100%

9Were you gainfully employeed (self or otherwise) at age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
230 35.6%
No
   
416 64.3%
 Totals646100%

10What was your annual income at age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
$20,000 to $50,000
   
187 30.6%
$50,000 to $100,000
   
343 56.2%
$100,000 to $200,000
   
13 2.1%
More than $200,000
   
61 10.0%
 Totals610100%

11What is the highest level of your formal education?
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
High School
   
160 24.6%
University
   
256 39.4%
Post Graduate Studies
   
169 26.0%
Doctorate
   
68 10.4%
Other
   
6 <1%
 Totals649100%

12What were your reading habits at age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Active Reader
   
477 73.1%
Read Occasionally
   
150 23.0%
Seldom Read
   
24 3.6%
 Totals652100%

13Did you regularly engage in problem solving activities?
 
 
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
545 84.4%
No
   
99 15.3%
 Totals645100%

14What type of problems?
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Math problems
   
165 30.3%
Crossword Puzzles
   
138 25.3%
Chess Games
   
19 3.4%
Other
   
359 65.9%
 Totals544100%

15In how many organizations were you active in at the age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
One
   
97 15.3%
Two
   
176 27.8%
Three or more
   
358 56.6%
 Totals632100%

16Do you engage in any of the following leisure activities? (Mark all applicable)
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Music
   
214 34.5%
Reading
   
465 75.0%
Gardening
   
194 31.2%
Internet and web surfing
   
365 58.8%
Other
   
13 2.0%
 Totals620100%

17In your opinion, what was the one most important factor in your being able to fly at age 80?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Good physical health
   
481 74.0%
Recurrent training and courses in safety
   
112 17.2%
Positive Attitude
   
236 36.3%
Religious Faith
   
59 9.0%
Self-confidence
   
193 29.6%
Other
   
8 1.2%
 Totals650100%

18What are your total Flying Hours to date?
 
 
 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Under 500
   
20 3.0%
500 to 2,000
   
129 19.8%
2,000 to 5,000
   
216 33.2%
5,000 to 10,000
   
147 22.6%
10,000 to 15,000
   
43 6.6%
Over 15,000
   
93 14.3%
 Totals649100%

19What is your current age?
 
 
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
80-83
   
280 42.9%
84-86
   
163 25.0%
87-90
   
125 19.1%
Over 90
   
83 12.7%
 Totals652100%

20How do you rate your present state of health?
 
 
 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Poor
   
6 <1%
Fair
   
71 10.9%
Good
   
383 58.8%
Excellent
   
190 29.1%
 Totals651100%

21Required Reference Number
 
 
 
 Number of
Responses
  655
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