The survey was conducted over a period of three weeks from 15th December 2007 to
7th January 2008 and from 25th January 2008 to 15th February 2008 in Singapore and
New Zealand respectively. The sample size is larger in Singapore (99) than that of
New Zealand (37) as the number of students involved in the project is mainly from
Early in December 2007, the group met and brainstormed for the survey questionnaires.
There were all together three revisions before we finally agreed on the questions.
We also tried to localise the questionnaires to Singapore and New Zealand.
We decided to survey the age group from 10 years and above. We targeted students,
housewives, and working adults. Students attending secondary schools in Singapore
and NZ and Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore were targeted. Housewives and working adults
attending a clinics were targeted randomly over the next three weeks
The survey results were analysed from 8th January 2008 to 28th February 2008. Linear
co-relation and simple cross relational analysis were carried out. The group also
tried to look at certain aspect of qualitative analysis and responses from those