Below is a short questionnaire we would be grateful if you would fill in.

Questions marked with a * are required

*Age (in years):   

*Sex:       Male        Female 

*What nationality are you?

*What is your ethnicity?

 

Are you left- or right-handed:

Left-handed       Right-handed

Do you have a current partner? yes no

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Your Appearance

Please tell us about your appearance.

Is your Face:

Attractive

Unattractive 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Attractive

Masculine

Feminine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Masculine

Is your Body:

Attractive

Unattractive 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Attractive

Masculine

Feminine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Masculine

Muscular

Not Muscular 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Muscular

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For women only (ignore if male)

Do you currently use a hormonal contraceptive (e.g. pill, injection, patch)?   Yes    No

Have you stopped using one of these contraceptives in the last three months?   Yes    No

Are you pregnant?      Yes    No

Have you stopped menstruating due to menopause, or any other reason?      Yes    No

Do you frequently skip a month of menstrual bleeding. i.e. are your periods very irregular?      Yes    No

How many days ago did your last period of menstruation (menstrual bleeding) start? days

How long do your menstrual cycles usually take (the average is 28 days)?  days

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Your Personality

Here are a number of personality traits that may or may not apply to you. Please tick a box for each statement to indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with that statement. You should rate the extent to which the pair of traits applies to you, even if one characteristic applies more strongly than the other.

1 = Disagree strongly

2 = Disagree moderately

3 = Disagree a little

4 = Neither agree nor disagree

5 = Agree a little

6 = Agree moderately

7 = Agree strongly

 

I am:

 

Extraverted, enthusiastic.

 

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Critical, quarrelsome.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Dependable, self-disciplined.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Anxious, easily upset.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Open to new experiences, complex.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Reserved, quiet.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Sympathetic, warm.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Disorganised, careless.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Calm, emotionally stable.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

 Conventional, uncreative.

Disagree strongly

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Agree strongly

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Your Health and Lifestyle

Please rate your general medical health.

very unhealthy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very healthy

How many times a year would you suffer from a cold/cough?

Are you at present suffering from a cold? yes no

In the last month, how often have you felt anxious or stressed?

Please rate your athletic fitness

very unfit 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very fit

How many hours sleep do you get in a typical night?

How healthy is your present diet? (e.g. how low in fat and high in fresh fruit and vegetables).

very unhealthy 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very healthy

How hungry do you feel?

not very hungry 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very hungry

How long ago was your last meal (in hours)?

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Your Attitudes About Disease

How much would it bother you if you took a drink from a cup and then realized that the cup had been used by a stranger?

not very much 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very much

How much would it bother you to shake hands with someone you knew had poor personal hygiene?

not very much 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very much

How much would it bother you if someone who you were taking to had a bad cold?

not very much 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very much

How much would it bother you if your hands were to touch the toilet seat in a public bathroom/restroom?

not very much 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very much

How much would it bother you if you had to pick up a tissue that someone had used to blow thier nose?

not very much 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very much

 

How likley would you be to catch a cold if a friend had one?

not very likley 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very likley

Do you think you are prone to getting sick?

not very prone 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very prone

In the past, when you have became ill are you usually ill for a long time?

ill for a short time 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ill for a long time

Compared to your friends, who is healthier?

I'm healthier than

my friends

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

my friends are

healthier than me

Do you have a strong immune system?

not very strong 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very strong

 

Are you worried about getting sick?

not very worried 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very worried

Do you think about catching a cold in winter?

not at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a lot

Are you concerned about your medical health?

not very concerned 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very concerned

Do you sometimes think about contagious diseases?

not at all 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 a lot

Would you wear a face mask in public if it helped prevent you getting sick?

never 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 all of the time

 

Are your friends often sick?

not very often 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very often

Do you think it is common to catch a cold in winter?

not very common 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very common

Do you often see ill people in the street or at work?

not very often 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very often

Do you think contagious diseases are common?

not very common 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very common

Do you think it likley you are exposed to germs?

not very likley 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very likley

 

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The following questions are about your PARTNER (leave blank if you don't have one at the moment)

How long have you been with your current partner?  months

Are you happy in your current relationship?

 not very happy   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very happy

How serious is this relationship?

 not very serious   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 very serious

Please tell us about thier appearance.

Is their FACE:

Attractive

Unattractive 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Attractive

Masculine

Feminine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Masculine

Is their BODY:

Attractive

Unattractive 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Attractive

Masculine

Feminine 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Masculine

Muscular

Not Muscular 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Very Muscular

 

 

On the next page you will be asked to choose which face you think is more attractive out of a choice of 2.