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Political Attitudes (April 1966)

Resource Type
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: Judgement on one´s own economic situation in comparison to earlier; expectations of future economic development (Katona questions); political knowledge and interest; party preference; sympathy scale for CDU, SPD, FDP, NPD; degree of familiarity of the offices and party affiliation of politicians. Demography: possession of durable economic goods; head of household; marital status; age (classified); employment; occupation; school education; vocational training; religiousness; religious denomination; party identification; household income; size of household; housing situation; sex; self-assessment of social class; state; composition of household; age of children. Interviewer rating: type of building; city size; social class of respondent; willingness of respondent to cooperate .
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-04 / 1966-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16-79
Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1694
    Number of Variables: 98
The study is part of a trend survey (see ZA Study Nos. 0039-0045) whose identical questions have been summarized in data pools (see ZA Study Nos. 0973 to 0975). The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. A split questionnaire was used. With half of the respondents instead of strength of political interest, self-assessment of political extent to which informed was surveyed.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0040 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 83 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt (1966): Politische Einstellungen (April 1966). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.