1.What is your gender? What is Your highest level of Education? Heritage/Ethnicity?
2.What is your age?

*All questions are to be answered as if you were without knowledge of the situation that led to the violence. You are to answer about the violence itself and your opinion.”
3.Would it be ok if a man hit a woman?
4.Would it be ok if a woman hit a man?
(R)Which would be more acceptable? Choose one. Why is that more acceptable to you?

5.would it be ok if a man hit a woman because he was mad?
6.would it be ok if a woman hit a man because she was mad?
(R)Which would be more acceptable? Choose one. Why is that more acceptable to you?

7.Is it acceptable for a man to hit a woman because she hit him first?
8.Is it acceptable for a woman to hit a man because he hit her first?
(R).If you answered no what should they do?

9.Should a woman go to jail for hitting a man?
10.Should a man go to jail for hitting a woman?
(R).Which one do you think would be more likely to go to jail? Which one would you more readily send to jail?

11.Is it ever acceptable for a man to hit a woman?
12.Is it ever acceptable for a woman to hit a man?
(R).If you answered yes what circumstances?

13.What would it take for you to hit someone of the opposite gender in a means of violence towards that someone?

14.What would it take for you to hit someone of the same gender in a means of violence towards that someone?

15.How would you or how did you feel after someone of the opposite gender whom you are romantically involved with hit you?

16.Which gender do you believe “causes” more violence? Men or Women?
(R)Why do you believe that?
17.Which gender do you believe “commits” more violence? Men or Women?
(R)Why do you believe that?

18.Do you think If you were faced with any of the circumstances, do you believe would your actions match your answers?
19.Have you ever hit someone of the opposite gender in terms of violence? Why?