This survey was created to identify potentially dangerous packages for seniors, track injuries, and suggest possible shopping changes. We will share results with retail stores and the packaging industry, as well as with public health organizations. The ultimate goal is to promote improvements so packages are easier for seniors to open while maintaining safety.

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* 1. When a package (like a pill container or grocery item) is difficult to open, how do you open it? Check all that apply.

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* 2. Have you ever injured yourself trying to open a container?

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* 3. Have you ever required medical care for an injury related to trying to open a package?

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* 4. What kind of packaging is most difficult for you to open? Please rank from 1 = Easy to 5 = Hardest to Open

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Hard plastic (example: clamshells, bulk items)
Push-down-and-turn caps (example: pill containers)
Caps with an arrow to line up at a space, and then push up (example: Advil)
Any kind of seals on containers (example: peanut butter, humus)
Blister packages (example: medications)

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* 5. How long do you think it should take to open a container?

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* 6. Where do you normally shop for consumer goods, such as foods, drugs and personal care items? (pick your main one)

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* 7. Please give us the names of top three stores/websites you frequently use:

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* 8. How often do you purchase in-house store brands instead of national brands?

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* 9. If store-brand packages were easier to open, would you be more likely to buy them?

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* 10. How much more would you be willing to pay for packaging that is easier to open?

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* 11. Have you ever returned a package because you could not open it?

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* 12. What is your age?

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* 13. Are you ...

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* 14. In which state do you live?

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* 15. Do you have any other comments about the packages you use? What you like? What you don’t like?

Thank you for your participation. All information is confidential.
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