Feasibility Study and Tobacco Research Council Study

Sub study details

Dates 1978
Age 20
Respondents Cohort members
Response Feasibility study: 800 / Tobacco Research Council Study: 801
Fieldwork agency NOP Market Research Limited
Survey mode Feasibility study: Face to face / Tobacco Research Council: Paper self-completion
Data access

Dataset available via the UK Data Service [SN 2025]. Visit the UK Data Service website to access the data.


The Sweep 4 Feasibility Study took place between the Age 16 and Age 23 Surveys.  Efforts were made to contact 1001 participants, of whom 800 were interviewed.  Interviews covered education and training since 16, employment, marriage, children, household composition, housing, income and savings.  An additional paper self-completion questionnaire about smoking behaviour was left with participants in the feasibility study to post back.  The questionnaire was also posted to a further 200 study members – resulting in a total of 801 completed questionnaires being received.

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