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Political Attitudes (September 1966)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • 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; party preference (pair comparison and sympathy question); party identification; sympathy scale for CDU, SPD, FDP, NPD as well as for the politicians Schroeder, Erhard, Mende, Barzel and Strauss; attitude to democracy and comparison with the Nazi time; trust in the federal chancellor; religious ties. Demography: head of household; marital status; age (classified); employment; occupation; school education; vocational training; religiousness; religious denomination; sex; state; household income (classified); size of household; employment; possession of durable economic goods; drivers license. Interviewer rating: city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-09 / 1966-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16-79
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1660
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.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0043 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

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