Questionnaire(for 30 Parents of Left-behind Children)
PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS BY CIRCLING A LETTER
1.How long have you been away from hometwon
A.Less then 1 year B.1 to 3 years
C.3 to 6 years D.longer than 6 years
Answer: A. 25% B. 48% C. 15% D.12%
2.Does your wife (or husband) stay at hometown?
Answer: A. 30% B. 70%
3.Who are your left-behind children’s guardians？
A. children’s mother (or father) B. children’s grandparents
C. other relatives D. neighbour E. others
Answer: A. 20% B. 55% C. 15% D. 3% E. 7%
4.How often do you see your children？
A. less than 6 months B. about 1 year
C. every 2 years D. longer than 2 years
Answer: A. 7% B. 48% C. 25% D. 20%
5.Why do you leave your hometown？
A. make more money B. no work at hometown
C. like the city D. better self-development E. others
Answer: A. 67% B. 20% C. 6% D. 3% E. 4%
6.Why don’t you take your children with you?
A. poor living condition B. do not willing to
Answer: A. 100% B. 0
7.What does “poor living condition” mean?
A. low income B. long work hours
C. education problem D. poor accommodation condition E. others
（although we explained no multi choices allowed, still over a half circled more than 2 letters. A and C are chosen by over 70% interviewees）
8.If condition is not concerned, do you take your children with you?
A. yes, certainly B. not sure C. no
Answer: A. 90% B. 10% C. 0
9.What is your most concern while your children are not with you?
A. safety B. education
C. daily life D. lack of love from parents E. others
Answer: A. 30% B. 45% C. 5% D. 20% E. 0
10.In a few years, are you going to back hometown, or stay at the city and bring children here?
A. back to hometown B. stay C. no plan yet
Answer: A. 80% B. 5% C. 15