Canadian Armed Forces Transition and Well-being Survey (CAFTWS) Spouse or partner

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Transition and Well-being (TWS)

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q1

Are you ...

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q2

What is your age?

Min = 0; Max = 130

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q3

What is your first official language?

  • 1: English
  • 2: French

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q4

What is your marital status?
Are you ...

  • 1: Married
  • 2: Living common-law
  • 3: Widowed
  • 4: Separated
  • 5: Divorced
  • 6: Single, never married

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q5

Including yourself, how many persons usually live in your household?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q6

How many of these persons are dependent children of 18 years or younger?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q7

How many of these persons are over 70 years of age?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R8

The following questions ask about your current physical and mental well-being.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q8A

In general, would you say your physical health is...?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q8B

In general, would you say your mental health is...?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q9

Using a scale of 0 to 10, where 0 means "Very dissatisfied" and 10 means "Very satisfied", how do you feel about your life as a whole right now?

  • 00: Very dissatisfied
  • 01: |
  • 02: |
  • 03: |
  • 04: |
  • 05: |
  • 06: |
  • 07: |
  • 08: |
  • 09: V
  • 10: Very satisfied
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q10

How long ago did your spouse or partner release from the military?

  • 1: Less than 6 months ago
  • 2: 6-12 months ago
  • 3: 13-24 months ago
  • 4: More than 2 years ago

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R11

The next set of statements deal with issues related to your spouse or partner's transition from military to civilian life. Please indicate how challenging the following issues were for you.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11A

How challenging was:
being financially prepared for transition?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11B

How challenging was:
finding employment for yourself?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11C

How challenging was:
your spouse or partner finding employment?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11D

How challenging was:
identifying educational opportunities for yourself?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11E

How challenging was:
your spouse or partner identifying educational opportunities?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11F

How challenging was:
relocating (e.g., finding housing, schools and community resources at your new location)?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11G

How challenging was:
finding a health care provider after transition for yourself?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11H

How challenging was:
understanding Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) benefits and services available to you and your family?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11I

How challenging was:
losing your military family identity?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q11J

How challenging was:
losing touch with your military family peers?

  • 1: Not at all challenging
  • 2: A little challenging
  • 3: Moderately challenging
  • 4: Very challenging
  • 5: Extremely challenging
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R12

The next questions are about programs and services you may have used in relation to your spouse or partner's transition.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q12

Did you attend a SCAN (Second Career Assistance Network) transition seminar with your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q12A

Have you heard of the SCAN transition seminar?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q13

Did you attend a Transition Interview with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) with your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q13A

Have you heard of a Transition Interview with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q14

Did your family use any employment services offered by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF): SCAN services program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q14A

Overall, how satisfied were you with the SCAN employment services?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q15

Have you heard of the Secondary Career Assistance Network (SCAN) services?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q15A

What are some of the reasons why your family has not used the SCAN employment services?

  • 01: Not ready to ask for help
  • 02: Not available in the area I live in
  • 03: Not available at time required / inconvenient hours
  • 04: Waiting time too long
  • 05: Cost - too expensive / can't afford it
  • 06: Didn't have time for it
  • 07: Didn't know where to go or who to call
  • 08: Language barrier
  • 09: Doctor did not think it was necessary
  • 10: Not eligible for this service
  • 11: Still waiting for this service
  • 12: Other
  • 13: Did not need it / Not applicable
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q16

Did your family use the employment services offered by the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF): Return to Work Program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q16A

Overall, how satisfied were you with the Return to Work Program?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q17

Have you heard of the Return to Work Program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q17A

What are some of the reasons why your family has not used the Return to Work Program?

  • 01: Not ready to ask for help
  • 02: Not available in the area I live in
  • 03: Not available at time required / inconvenient hours
  • 04: Waiting time too long
  • 05: Cost - too expensive / can't afford it
  • 06: Didn't have time for it
  • 07: Didn't know where to go or who to call
  • 08: Language barrier
  • 09: Doctor did not think it was necessary
  • 10: Not eligible for this service
  • 11: Still waiting for this service
  • 12: Other
  • 13: Did not need it / Not applicable
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q18

Did your family use any financial services offered by the: Service Income Security Insurance Program (SISIP)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q18A

Overall, how satisfied were you with the Service Income Security Insurance Program (SISIP)?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q19

Have you heard of the Service Income Security Insurance Program (SISIP)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q19A

What are some of the reasons why your family has not used the Service Income Security Insurance Program (SISIP)?

  • 01: Not ready to ask for help
  • 02: Not available in the area I live in
  • 03: Not available at time required / inconvenient hours
  • 04: Waiting time too long
  • 05: Cost - too expensive / can't afford it
  • 06: Didn't have time for it
  • 07: Didn't know where to go or who to call
  • 08: Language barrier
  • 09: Doctor did not think it was necessary
  • 10: Not eligible for this service
  • 11: Still waiting for this service
  • 12: Other
  • 13: Did not need it / Not applicable
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q20

Did your family use any peer support and outreach services offered by the: Operational Stress Injury Social Support program (OSISS)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q20A

Overall, how satisfied were you with the Operational Stress Injury Social Support program (OSISS)?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q21

Have you heard of the Operational Stress Injury Social Support program (OSISS)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q21A

What are some of the reasons why your family has not used the Operational Stress Injury Social Support program (OSISS)?

  • 01: Not ready to ask for help
  • 02: Not available in the area I live in
  • 03: Not available at time required / inconvenient hours
  • 04: Waiting time too long
  • 05: Cost - too expensive / can't afford it
  • 06: Didn't have time for it
  • 07: Didn't know where to go or who to call
  • 08: Language barrier
  • 09: Doctor did not think it was necessary
  • 10: Not eligible for this service
  • 11: Still waiting for this service
  • 12: Other
  • 13: Did not need it / Not applicable
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q22

Did your family use any services offered by the: Military Family Services Program (MFSP) or the Veteran Family Program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q22A

Overall, how satisfied were you with the Military Family Services Program (MFSP) or the Veteran Family Program?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q23

Have you heard of the Military Family Services Program (MFSP) or the Veteran Family Program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q23A

What are some of the reasons why your family has not used the Military Family Services Program (MFSP) or the Veteran Familly Program?

  • 01: Not ready to ask for help
  • 02: Not available in the area I live in
  • 03: Not available at time required / inconvenient hours
  • 04: Waiting time too long
  • 05: Cost - too expensive / can't afford it
  • 06: Didn't have time for it
  • 07: Didn't know where to go or who to call
  • 08: Language barrier
  • 09: Doctor did not think it was necessary
  • 10: Not eligible for this service
  • 11: Still waiting for this service
  • 12: Other
  • 13: Did not need it / Not applicable
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q24

Did your family use any health care services offered by the: Veteran Independence Program (known as VIP)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q24A

Overall, how satisfied were you with the Veteran Independence Program (VIP)?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q25

Have you heard of the Veteran Independence Program (VIP)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 9: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q25A

What are some of the reasons why your family has not used the Veteran Independence Program (VIP) services?

  • 01: Not ready to ask for help
  • 02: Not available in the area I live in
  • 03: Not available at time required / inconvenient hours
  • 04: Waiting time too long
  • 05: Cost - too expensive / can't afford it
  • 06: Didn't have time for it
  • 07: Didn't know where to go or who to call
  • 08: Language barrier
  • 09: Doctor did not think it was necessary
  • 10: Not eligible for this service
  • 11: Still waiting for this service
  • 12: Other
  • 13: Did not need it / Not applicable
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q26A

Thinking about the amount of stress in your life, would you say that most days are...?

  • 1: Not at all stressful
  • 2: Not very stressful
  • 3: A bit stressful
  • 4: Quite a bit stressful
  • 5: Extremely stressful

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q26B

Thinking about stress in your day-to-day life, what would you say is the most important thing contributing to feelings of stress you may have?

  • 01: Time pressures / Not enough time
  • 02: Your own physical health problem or condition
  • 03: Your own emotional or mental health problem or condition
  • 04: Financial situation (e.g., not enough money, debt)
  • 05: Your working conditions (e.g., hours of work, your own working conditions)
  • 06: School
  • 07: Employment status (e.g., unemployment)
  • 08: Personal relationships
  • 09: Discrimination
  • 10: Personal and family's safety
  • 11: Health of your spouse or partner
  • 12: Health of family members other than spouse or partner
  • 13: Caring for your own children
  • 14: Caring for others
  • 15: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 16: Transition - Stress when spouse or partner leaving the military, transitioning to civilian life
  • 17: Uncertainty / Fear of future
  • 18: Other
  • 19: Nothing
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q27

In general, how would you rate your ability to manage stress?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R28

The following questions deal with feelings you may have had during the past month.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28A

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
tired-out for no good reason?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28B

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
nervous?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28C

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
so nervous that nothing could calm you down?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28D

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
hopeless?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28E

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
restless or fidgety?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28F

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
so restless that you could not sit still?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28G

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
sad or depressed?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28H

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
so depressed that nothing could cheer you up?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28I

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
that everything was an effort?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q28J

During the past month, about how often did you feel:
worthless?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of the time

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R29

The next questions are about the help you have given to your spouse or partner with everyday activities because of his or her physical or mental health condition. These questions may not apply to you but we need to ask the same questions of everyone.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29A

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with preparing meals?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29B

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with getting to appointments and running errands, such as shopping for groceries or other essential items?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29C

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with doing everyday housework, such as dusting and tidying up?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29D

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with heavy household chores, such as spring cleaning or yard work?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29E

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with personal care such as washing or dressing?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29F

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with taking medication?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29G

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with moving about inside your residence?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29H

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Help with looking after personal finances such as making bank transactions or paying bills?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q29I

On average, in the past year, how often have you had to help your spouse or partner with the following because of his or her physical or mental health condition?
Specialized nursing care or medical treatment at home such as injections, therapy, blood or urine testing or catheter care?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q30A

In an average week, about how many hours of care or help do you provide to your spouse or partner with these activities, because of his or her condition?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q30B

In general, how equipped do you feel you are to help your spouse or partner, because of his or her physical or mental health condition?

  • 1: Not at all equipped
  • 2: Not well equipped
  • 3: Somewhat well equipped
  • 4: Pretty well equipped
  • 5: Very well equipped
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q31

Thinking about the amount of stress you experience related to your spouse or partner's physical or mental health condition, would you say most days are ...?

  • 1: Not at all stressful
  • 2: A little stressful
  • 3: Moderately stressful
  • 4: Very stressful
  • 5: Extremely stressful
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q32

How well have you been coping with caring for your spouse or partner due to his/her physical or mental health condition?

  • 1: Very well
  • 2: Generally well
  • 3: Not very well
  • 4: Not well at all
  • 5: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R33

The following questions deal with feelings about your spouse or partner's physical or mental health condition. Please indicate how often you experience these feelings.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33A

How often do you feel:
that you don't have enough time for yourself because of the time you spend with your partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33B

How often do you feel:
stressed about caring for your partner and trying to meet other responsibilities (work/family)?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33C

How often do you feel:
angry when you are around your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33D

How often do you feel:
that your spouse or partner negatively affects your relationship with family members or friends?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33E

How often do you feel:
strained when you are around your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33F

How often do you feel:
that your health has suffered because of your involvement with your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33G

How often do you feel:
that you don't have as much privacy as you would like because of your spouse or partner's physical or mental health condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33H

How often do you feel:
that your social life has suffered because you are caring for your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33I

How often do you feel:
that since your spouse or partner's injury or illness you have lost control of your life?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33J

How often do you feel:
uncertain about what to do about your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33K

How often do you feel:
you should be doing more for your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q33L

How often do you feel:
you could do a better job in caring for your spouse or partner?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R34

The following questions are about your relationship with your spouse or partner.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q34

How long have you been in your current relationship? Round up to the nearest year. If less than 6 months, please enter "0" zero.

Min = 0; Max = 99

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R35

Each of the following statements might describe the nature of your relationship with your spouse or partner.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q35A

To what extent do you agree or disagree that each statement describes your relationship:
we have a good relationship.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q35B

To what extent do you agree or disagree that each statement describes your relationship:
our relationship is strong.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q35C

To what extent do you agree or disagree that each statement describes your relationship:
everything considered, I am extremely happy with my relationship.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q35D

To what extent do you agree or disagree that each statement describes your relationship:
my spouse or partner's physical or mental health condition has caused strain in our relationship.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Neither agree nor disagree
  • 4: Disagree
  • 5: Strongly disagree
  • 6: Not applicable

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q36

How has your spouse or partner leaving the military impacted your family's quality of life?

  • 1: It has improved significantly
  • 2: It has improved somewhat
  • 3: It has stayed about the same
  • 4: It has decreased somewhat
  • 5: It has decreased significantly

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q37

People often turn to others for companionship, assistance or other types of support in difficult times. Please identify the person you would most likely rely on for such help.

  • 01: Your spouse or partner
  • 02: Your mother
  • 03: Your father
  • 04: Your brother
  • 05: Your sister
  • 06: Other family member(s) for example, daughter or son, aunt or uncle, grandparent, cousin(s)
  • 07: Your friend(s)
  • 08: Your supervisor at work
  • 09: Other co-worker(s)
  • 10: Health professional(s)
  • 11: Other

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_R38

The next questions are about your current relationships with friends, family members, co-workers, community members, and so on.

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38A

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
There are people I can depend on to help me if I really need it.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38B

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
There are people who enjoy the same social activities I do.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38C

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
I have close relationships that provide me with a sense of emotional security and well-being.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38D

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
There is someone I could talk to about important decisions in my life.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38E

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
I have relationships where my competence and skill are recognized.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38F

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
There is a trustworthy person I could turn to for advice if I were having problems.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38G

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
I feel part of a group of people who share my attitudes and beliefs.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38H

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
I feel a strong emotional bond with at least one other person.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38I

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
There are people who admire my talents and abilities.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q38J

Please indicate to what extent each statement describes your current relationships with other people.
There are people I can count on in an emergency.

  • 1: Strongly agree
  • 2: Agree
  • 3: Disagree
  • 4: Strongly disagree

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q39

How would you describe your sense of belonging to your local community? Would you say it is...?

  • 1: Very strong
  • 2: Somewhat strong
  • 3: Somewhat weak
  • 4: Very weak

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q40

What is the highest certificate, diploma or degree that you have completed?

  • 1: Less than high school diploma or its equivalent
  • 2: High school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate
  • 3: Trade certificate or diploma
  • 4: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma (other than trades certificates or diplomas)
  • 5: University certificate or diploma below the bachelor's level
  • 6: Bachelor's degree (e.g. B.A., B.Sc., LL.B.)
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree above the bachelor's level

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q41

Which category best describes your current employment status? Are you ...

  • 01: Working full-time (30 hours or more per week)
  • 02: Working part-time (less than 30 hours per week)
  • 03: Self-employed
  • 04: Unemployed and looking for work
  • 05: A student attending school full-time
  • 06: Retired
  • 07: Not in the workforce (full-time homemaker or unemployed and not looking for work)
  • 08: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q42

What is your best estimate of your total personal income, before taxes and deductions, from all sources during the year ending December 31, 2016?

Min = 0; Max = 99999999

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q43

What is your best estimate of your total personal income, before taxes and deductions, from all sources during the year ending December 31, 2016?

  • 01: No income?
  • 02: $1 to $4,999?
  • 03: $5,000 to $9,999?
  • 04: $10,000 to $14,999?
  • 05: $15,000 to $19,999?
  • 06: $20,000 to $29,999?
  • 07: $30,000 to $39,999?
  • 08: $40,000 to $49,999?
  • 09: $50,000 to $59,999?
  • 10: $60,000 to $79,999?
  • 11: $80,000 to $99,999?
  • 12: $100,000 and over?

Transition and Well-being (TWS) - Question identifier:TWS_Q44

How satisfied are you with your financial situation?

  • 1: Very satisfied
  • 2: Satisfied
  • 3: Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied
  • 4: Dissatisfied
  • 5: Very dissatisfied
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