S77: Hospital Study
To collect data on the attitudes of enlisted men in Army hospitals with particular stress on:
a. Special Services and Red Cross activities
b. Special problems, such as the need for information on Veterans' Administration and the rights of veterans, local help, Army insurance, allotments and dependency items
c. Post-war plans
The study has three samples:
a. Form A: 1,789 enlisted men who were patients at three Army general hospitals or their annexes.
b. Form B: 1,777 enlisted men who were patients at three Army general hospitals or their annexes.
c. Form C: 1,811 enlisted men assigned to duty at three Army general hospitals or their annexes.
The study was administered at three Army general hospitals and the annexes attached to two of them.
a. The hospitals and annexes included are Lawson General Hospital, McCloskey General Hospital and Waco Annex, Walter Reed General Hospital and Forest Glen Annex.
b. In the cases of patients (Forms A&B), an entire ward was sampled at one time and all wards in which the men were well enough to participate were included in the study.
c. In addition, personal interviews were made among patients who could not fill out the questionnaires by themselves.
d. In the ease of duty personnel, a random sample was chosen at each hospital on an nth man basis, and the questionnaire was administered to classroom size groups.
Scales and Scores
a. Personal adjustment punched in top half of Col. 77 (Form B)
b. Interest in Life punched in bottom half of Col. 77 (Form, B)
c. Post-war Education punched in Col. 78 (Form B)
d. Gang punch indicating type of Ward punched in Col. 80 of Forms A, B & C of Walter need Hospital only
Lawson General Hospital, GA
McCloskey General Hospital, TX
Walter Reed General Hospital, MD
Woodrow Wilson General Hospital, VA
A. Lee Coleman
B-86 Some Attitudes and Opinions of Enlisted Men Patients at Walter Reed General Hospital
B-88 Some Attitudes and Opinions of Enlisted Men Patients at McCloskey General Hospital
B-89 Some Attitudes and Opinions of Enlisted Men at Lawson General Hospital
B-92 What Enlisted Men Patients in U.S. Hospitals Think
Monthly Program Report, Section 10, January ‘44 What Enlisted Men Patients in U.S. Hospitals Think