Accession Number:

ADA231447

Title:

Information Seeking about the Military by Young Men: Findings from the 1989 Youth Attitude Tracking Study II

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

RESEARCH TRIANGLE INST (RTI) RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK NC

Report Date:

1991-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

53.0

Abstract:

This report examines the information-seeking activities of 16-to 21-year old men regarding military service. Data were drawn from the 1989 Youth Attitude Tracking Study II YATS II, a 30-minute computer-assisted telephone interview CATI of over 11,000 16-to 24-year-old American men and women, representing a population of nearly 14.8 million. Of the 11,000 surveyed, approximately 6,000 were men aged 16 to 21. The principal issues being considered in this report are young mens likelihood of enlistment propensity in any of the Department of Defense DoD active Military Services Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and their specific efforts to acquire information about serving in the Armed Forces.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE