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State Election in Hesse 1962 (Preliminary Investigation)

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
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians. Preliminary investigation on the state parliament election in Hesse in November 1962. Topics: Political knowledge and sources of political information; behavior at the polls in earlier elections; voting intent; party preference and party membership; sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU, FDP, GDP/BHE and politicians; education policies; most important problems of the state; judgement on the achievements of the state government and the economic situation (Katona questions). Demography: head of household; marital status; occupation; age; regional origins; refugee status; household income; school training; vocational training; religiousness; religious denomination; sex. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; city size; type of building and condition of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1962-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
Sampled Universe
Age: 21-79
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 848
    Number of Variables: 406
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0063 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0063

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2012-03-07

DIVO, Frankfurt (2012): Landtagswahl in Hessen 1962 (Voruntersuchung). Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.