“It gives a good insight into our nation”

“I think it’s important for researchers to be able to track changes in people’s lives e.g. people getting married or getting divorced or having children,” says one of our participants.

If you would like to tell us about your interview experience please email your story to our team.

Question and Answers

What do you think of the interview experience?

The interviewer that turns up is always friendly, attentive, polite and well-turned out. I enjoy always the experience and look forward to contributing.

Why do you enjoy taking part?

I think it gives a good insight into the state of the country and its ever-changing ways. It also gives an insight into the variety of people that live in the UK. This information can be shared amongst various organisations to address things that need changing.

What questions do you like answering?

The activity questions let researchers know if people are stuck indoors watching television or whether they are active people taking part in regular exercise be it walking, running, going to the gym. Whatever the case may be, I prefer to go walking in the summer months as I’m getting older now.

Why do you think it’s important to take part?

I think the wealth of information that you gather is put to good use and I think it’s important for researchers to be able to track changes in people’s lives e.g. people getting married or getting divorced or having children.

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