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Political Questions (April 1956)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Attitude to the Adenauer government. Topics: most respected political personality in the FRG; satisfaction with the Adenauer government; significance of the state parliament election in North Rhine-Westphalia for the reputation of Adenauer; attitude to the coalition in North Rhine-Westphalia; assumed effects of the SPD/FDP center coalition under Prime Minister Steinhoff; membership in clubs, trade unions or a party and offices taken on; political interest; party preference; self-assessment of social class; local residency; city size. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; occupation; household income; head of household; housing situation; state; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods; possession of assets. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1956-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin, without Saarland
Sampled Universe
Age: 18-79.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1959
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0442 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1970): Politische Fragen (April 1956). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.