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The Leisure Time of the Work Force and its Relation to Sport (Sport Club Members in North Rhine-Westphalia)

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

    Attitude to club life and personal athletic activity among members in sport clubs. Topics: Detailed characterization of club life; satisfaction with club leadership; driving forces in the club; personal athletic activities; start of one´s own athletic activity; attitude to school sport; personal competition participation and results; attitude to introduction of a soccer national league; social integration; possession of television sets and assessment of the function of sports broadcasts; individual expenditures for sport; time worked each week; work stress and work satisfaction; general contentment with life; smoking habits. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; professional position; employment; income; household income; size of household; housing situation; party preference; self-assessment of social class; social origins; city size; possession of durable economic goods; membership; media usage.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1962-02
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Sport club members.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 402
See also the investigation conducted in the framework of the same project under ZA Study No. 0232.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0233 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

Lüschen, Günther; Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln (1962): Die Freizeit der Arbeiterschaft und deren Beziehung zum Sport (Sportvereinsmitglieder in Nordrhein-Westfalen). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.