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Political Attitudes (March 1965, I)

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

    Political attitudes as well as evaluation of parties and politicians. Topics: Satisfaction with standard of living and judgement on the economic situation (Katona questions); assignment of responsibility for the new stricter traffic regulations and the general traffic situation; judgement on traffic policy; attitude to the stricter penalties to reduce traffic accidents; attitude to the North Rhine-Westfalian 10-point traffic program; attitude to the Hallstein Doctrine, the recognition of Israel, statute of limitations for NS crimes, and foreign aid; attitude to research support, financial training support by the government and the interdenominational school; attitude to Saturday without school; questions on personal provision for old age; preferred social security system; attitude to assets-forming investment of a share of wages in the form of saving with government premiums in addition to interest; attitude to the VW ´Volksaktie´; satisfaction with Federal Chancellor Erhard; attitude to F.-J. Strauss; (sympathy scale) and assessment of the conduct of the FDP regarding Strauss; preferred government coalition after the next Federal Parliament election; evaluation of possible election slogans; self-evaluation as road-user; party preference (Sunday question); party membership; religious ties. Demography: head of household; marital status; number of children; age; school education; vocational training; occupation; income; religious denomination; refugee status; sex; state. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; type of city and city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 21-79
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 504
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0051 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt (1965): Politische Einstellungen (März 1965, I). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.