S193: Hospital Survey

To gauge general attitudes and morale of patients in Army hospitals in the Pacific Ocean Area.

a. Questions were asked on:

  1. Quality of treatment received
  2. Desire for further duty
  3. Estimates of future activity

Questionnaire

Date

Jan '45

Original Size

1,280

Location

Central Pacific

Theater ID

CPBC-VIII

Sample Description

Nine hospitals in the Pacific Ocean Area were visited: 4 general hospitals and 5 station hospitals.

a. Types of samples:

  1. Special sample of four groups of enlisted Army patients in nine hospitals.

    a) Number:

     1) 323 – Battle casualties
    
     2) 378 – Other surgical
    
     3) 391 – Medical
    
     4) 91 – Open-ward NP’s
    
     1183 – Total Army patients

    b) Geographic coverage:

     1) Oahu – 3 general hospitals and 1 station hospital 1 station hospital
    
     2) Maui – 2 station hospitals
    
     3) Hawaii – 2 station hospitals
    
     4) Saipan – 1 general hospital and 1 station hospital
  2. Special sample of Marine and Naval enlisted patients (from three of the nine hospitals visited)

    a) Number: 97

    b) Geographic coverage:

     1) Maui – 1 station hospital
    
     2) Hawaii – 2 station hospitals 

Sample Method

Special sample of four groups of enlisted Army patients in nine hospitals.

Location Details

Oahu, HI

Maui, HI

Hawaii

Saipan

Study Analysts

Richard L. Hull
George Cull

Origin

The Surgeon, POA

Reports

CPBC-15 Attitudes of Hospital Patients Toward Evaluation to the Mainland

CPBC-18 Differences in Attitudes – Army and Marines

CPBC-VIII Hospital Patients

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1
What is your Army rank or grade?
2
How old were you on your last birthday?
3
How far did you go in school?
4
How long have you been overseas (count from the time you left the states)?
5
What branch of the Army were you in when you came to the hospital?
6
Are you still assigned to your old outfit, or are you now assigned to the hospital detachment of patients?
7
Do you feel proud of the company (battery, squadron, troop) you were in when you entered the hospital?
8
Are you ever worried or upset?
9
In general, what sort of time do you have in the Army?
10
On the whole, how do you feel about the Army?
11A
In general, do you think the Army has tried its best to see that men get as square a deal as possible?
11B
In general, do you feel you yourself have gotten a square deal from the Army?
12
Do you ever get the feeling that this war is not worth fighting?
13
How do you feel about what you've done in this war?
14
If it had been up to you to choose, do you think you could do more for your country as a soldier or as a civilian worker in a war job?
15
If the Japanese were to offer to stop fighting now and to give up all the countries and territory they have taken over, what do you think we should do?
16
Why are you in the hospital?
17
If you are wounded (or injured), was your wound or injury caused by enemy action?
18
What island were you on when you were injured or taken sick?
19
How much time have you spent in this hospital with your present injury or illness?