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Issue Dimensions and Voting Decision (January 1968)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Pappi, F. U. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Klingemann, H.-D. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
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
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    Attitude to political controversies and voting intent. Topics: Political interest; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1965; party preference and sympathy scale for CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP and NPD; preferred candidate for chancellor; issue ability of the parties in economic, social and foreign policy questions; attitude to recognition of the GDR and the grand coalition; perceived as well as desired influence of organizations and special interest groups on German politics; familiarity of FDP politicians; membership in clubs and organizations; self-assessment of social class; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; housing situation; state; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; type of building; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1968-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 14-79.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2052
The study is part of a trend survey; see ZA Study Nos. 0281 to 0283, 0305, 0311 to 0313 and 395. A selection of variables of these studies has been summarized into a data pool and is accessible under ZA Study No. 0974. A part of the persons interviewed in this study was interviewed a second time; on this see ZA Study No. 0422.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0281 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Stoltz, Volker; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Pappi, Franz Urban: PAP: Politische Analyse und Prognose. o. Ort: hekt. Januar 1968 - Mai 1969

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Pappi, F. U.; Klingemann, H.-D. (1968): Issue-Dimensionen und Wahlentscheidung (Januar 1968). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.