Issuu on Google+

BUSN 5350: Tattoos 1. How old are you? Response

Response

Percent

Count

18-27

65.4%

223

28-37

15.8%

54

38-47

7.9%

27

48-57

7.3%

25

58 or older

3.5%

12

answered question

341

skipped question

2

Response

Response

Percent

Count

2. What part of the country did you spend the majority of your childhood?

Northeast

19.9%

68

Midwest

15.8%

54

South

52.5%

179

West

4.1%

14

Outside the USA

7.6%

26

answered question

341

skipped question

2

1 of 10


3. Select your current field of occupation. Response

Response

Percent

Count

Business

23.1%

79

Construction

2.0%

7

Engineering

2.9%

10

Health/Education

21.3%

73

Government

3.2%

11

Student

22.5%

77

Unemployed

3.5%

12

Other

21.3%

73

answered question

342

skipped question

1

4. What is the highest level of education you are currently pursuing or have completed? Response

Response

Percent

Count

No degree

1.5%

5

High School/ GED equivalent

15.2%

52

Associate Degree

7.0%

24

Bachelor

49.4%

169

Masters

21.9%

75

Doctorate

5.0%

17

answered question

342

skipped question

1

2 of 10


5. What is your gender? Response

Response

Percent

Count

Female

50.7%

173

Male

49.3%

168

answered question

341

skipped question

2

Response

Response

Percent

Count

6. How do you view an employee or co-worker who you know has a tattoo?

No difference

81.6%

275

Less likely to achieve at work

17.5%

59

More likely to achieve at work

0.9%

3

answered question

337

skipped question

6

7. If a friend informs you that he or she is thinking of getting a tattoo, what advice will you most likely give him or her?

"I don't think that is a good idea" "Don't ask me, because I have no opinion." "Maybe, it depends what it is and where." "Go for it! You only live once."

3 of 10

Response

Response

Percent

Count

30.1%

102

2.7%

9

49.3%

167

18.0%

61

answered question

339

skipped question

4


8. Rate how you think the following people feel about tattoos.

Significant Other

Current boss

Best friend

Parent(s)

Dislike a

Dislike

Neutral

Like

Like a

Rating

Response

lot

somewhat

or N/A

somewhat

lot

Average

Count

22.2% (74) 23.9% (80) 20.6% (70) 61.1% (207)

14.4% (48)

19.4% (65)

16.2% (55)

25.1% (85)

28.7% (96) 39.7% (133) 21.8% (74) 7.4% (25)

18.9% (63)

13.4% (45)

20.6% (70)

5.0% (17)

15.9%

2.92

334

2.53

335

3.04

339

1.61

339

answered question

339

skipped question

4

Response

Response

Percent

Count

(53) 3.6% (12) 20.6% (70)

1.5% (5)

9. Do your religious beliefs affect how you currently feel about tattoos?

Yes, it affects it negatively

25.7%

87

No

60.8%

206

I don't know or N/A

9.4%

32

Yes, it affects it positively

4.1%

14

answered question

339

skipped question

4

4 of 10


10. How many tattoos do you currently have? Response

Response

Percent

Count

Zero

75.0%

255

One

10.0%

34

Two

6.5%

22

Three

2.6%

9

Four

1.5%

5

Four or more

4.4%

15

answered question

340

skipped question

3

Response

Response

Percent

Count

11. How long ago did you get your first tattoo?

Less than 6 months

6.0%

5

6 months to a year

14.3%

12

A year to 3 years

26.2%

22

3 years to 5 years

17.9%

15

More than 5 years

35.7%

30

answered question

84

skipped question

259

5 of 10


12. How long ago did you get your last tattoo? Response

Response

Percent

Count

Less than 6 months

26.2%

22

6 months to a year

21.4%

18

A year to 3 years

25.0%

21

3 years to 5 years

9.5%

8

More than 5 years

17.9%

15

answered question

84

skipped question

259

Response

Response

Percent

Count

13. How much did you like your FIRST tattoo the day you got it?

Disliked it

0.0%

0

Neutral

1.2%

1

Liked it somewhat

7.1%

6

Loved it

90.5%

76

Do not remember

1.2%

1

answered question

84

skipped question

259

6 of 10


14. How do you feel about your FIRST tattoo NOW? Response

Response

Percent

Count

Dislike it

1.2%

1

Neutral

7.2%

6

Like it somewhat

15.7%

13

Love it

75.9%

63

I don't know

0.0%

0

answered question

83

skipped question

260

Response

Response

Percent

Count

15. Have you ever wished you DID NOT get your tattoo(s)?

Never

70.6%

60

Rarely

17.6%

15

Sometimes

8.2%

7

Most of the time

2.4%

2

Always

1.2%

1

answered question

85

skipped question

258

7 of 10


16. Based on your response for question 15, you have wished you did NOT get your tattoo(s) at some time or another. Why? (Check all that apply) Response

Response

Percent

Count

The quality is poor

75.0%

6

I do not like the location

50.0%

4

I have a person's name

0.0%

0

It was a rash decision

62.5%

5

It has affected job opportunities

12.5%

1

50.0%

4

Other (please specify)

3

answered question

8

skipped question

335

Response

Response

Percent

Count

I do not like the way the tattoo looks

17. Have you ever considered getting your tattoo(s) removed?

Never, I love all my tattoos.

82.4%

70

Sometimes, but probably not.

9.4%

8

I don't know.

3.5%

3

I am highly considering it.

2.4%

2

2.4%

2

answered question

85

skipped question

258

I have already had at least one tattoo removed.

8 of 10


18. How do your tattoos make you feel? Response

Response

Percent

Count

Sexy

21.7%

18

Artistic

27.7%

23

Rebellious

9.6%

8

Stupid

2.4%

2

Athletic/Strong

6.0%

5

Spiritual

8.4%

7

Other (please specify)

24.1%

20

answered question

83

skipped question

260

Response

Response

Percent

Count

19. Do you believe you have been denied a job because of your tattoo(s)?

No

90.4%

75

I don't know

2.4%

2

Yes

7.2%

6

answered question

83

skipped question

260

9 of 10


20. Are you thinking of getting another tattoo in the future? Response

Response

Percent

Count

No, I do not like tattoos now

2.4%

2

Probably not

6.0%

5

7.2%

6

Maybe

33.7%

28

Yes, most likely

50.6%

42

answered question

83

skipped question

260

No, I am satisfied with the tattoo(s) I have

10 of 10


Tattoo Survey Results