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Langenberg Study

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsstelle für empirische Sozialökonomik, Köln
Publication Date
  • Forschungsstelle fuer empirische Sozialoekonomik, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Mass media
  • Abstract

    Study about leisure behavior of citizens of a small town. In the center of the investigation is television. Topics: Possession and point in time of acquisition of a television set; television habits; use of television with friends, neighbors or in restaurants; local ties; shopping behavior; purchase plans; savings habits; cost of living; attitude to tax evasion; vacation destination and criteria in the choice of places of vacation; semantic differential for saving and television set; associations with the terms ´winter´ and ´water´; satisfaction with government. Demography: age; school education; occupation; professional position; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; media usage.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1959-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Langenberg (DE-NW-LBB)
    part of town Bonsfeld
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 112
A split questionnaire was used.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0165 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Forschungsstelle für empirische Sozialökonomik, Köln (1959): Langenberg-Studie. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.