Accession Number : ADA187003


Title :   The 1986 ARI (Army Research Institute) Survey of U.S. Army Recruits: Survey


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jun-Aug 1986


Corporate Author : BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC


Personal Author(s) : Levine, Edward L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a187003.pdf


Report Date : Nov 1987


Pagination or Media Count : 45


Abstract : This research note discusses the 1986 administration of the ARI New Recruit Survey, conducted during June July, and August of that year, by carefully selected and trained administrators at eight reception battalions. The total number of cases collected was 14,347, which included 7,971 Regular Army recruits, and 6,376 Reserve/National Guard recruits. The overall response rate was 88.6% Recommendations for future surveys are made. This is a supplementary report produced to document the administration of the 1986 Army Research Institute of U.S. Army Recruits, also known as the New Recruit Survey (NRS). Separate volumes document the survey data files for respondents. Other reports in this series provide more extensive background documentation of the 1986 survey. Tabular descriptions which present the preliminary results of the 1986 survey separately for each Army component are also available. Keywords: Army recruiting; Enlistment factors; New recruit survey; Recruit demographics; Survey data.


Descriptors :   *ARMY PERSONNEL , *ARMY TRAINING , *RECRUITING , ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL , ARMY RESEARCH , BACKGROUND , BATTALION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS , DATA BASES , DEMOGRAPHY , DOCUMENTS , FILES(RECORDS) , RATES , RECEPTION , RECRUITS , RESPONSE , SURVEYS , TABLES(DATA) , TRAINING , VOLUME


Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE