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The Leisure Time of the Work Force and its Relation to Sport (Federal Republic)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Lüschen, Günther (Deutsche Sporthochschule, Köln)
  • Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to sport and personal athletic activity. Topics: Leisure activity; club membership and circle of friends; vacation behavior; media usage; reading habits; advantages and disadvantages of athletic activity; visit to sporting events; degree of familiarity of athletes and sport functionaries; number and type of sports conducted oneself; types of sport conducted earlier and reasons for joining or leaving a sport club; company sport; attitude to school sport and sport for seniors; club sport versus private sport; work satisfaction; wage system; time worked each week; changing shift; overtime; Saturday and Sunday work; assessment of personal condition of health; medical care; expenditures for sport; smoking habits; local residency; commuting times to place of work; change of job; health resort visits. Demography: age; marital status; family composition; religious denomination; religiousness; occupation; employment; income; size of household; economic area; housing situation; self-assessment of social class; social origins; city size; state; regional origins; refugee status; membership; media usage. Interviewer rating: residential furnishings.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1961-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG, without Saarland and West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16-50.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample of men.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1535
See also the survey of sport club members archived under ZA Study No. 0233.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0232 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Lüschen, Günther; Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln (1961): Die Freizeit der Arbeiterschaft und deren Beziehung zum Sport (Bundesrepublik). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.