What is your age (if they are reluctant, ask for age range)?
Example of age range 18-22/ 23-27/ 28-32
- How do you describe your gender?
- How would you identify your race/ethnicity?
- What is your perceived socioeconomic status (ask the respondent to give their definition and they do not have to confine themselves to preexisting class classifications such as upper-class or middle-class or lower-class)?
- What is your religious affiliation?
- What is the highest level of education you have attained?
- What is your current relationship status (married, single, widowed, divorced, living together but not married, dating)?
What does father involvement, fathering mean to you?
Do you think that black fathers do fathering differently as opposed to white fathers?
What do you think, if any, account for differences in fathering between black fathers and white fathers?