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Political Interest of the Readers of the Magazine OST-PROBLEME

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Source of political information and judgement on the information leaflet ´OST-PROBLEME´. Topics: Interest in matters outside of and within Germany; sources of information and evaluation of media used; reading newspapers and listening to news broadcasts on the radio; receipt or familiarity of the information leaflet ´OST-PROBLEME´ and assumed purpose of the leaflet; detailed judgement on the information leaflet, its content and political tendency; membership in a party, trade union, organization or club as well as functions taken on; party preference; local residency. Demography: age (classified); sex; religious denomination; school education; occupation; professional position; income; state; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1957-04 / 1957-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin, without Saarland
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample of subscribers to the information leaflet ´OST-PROBLEME´.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1012
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0454 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1970): Politisches Interesse der Leser der Zeitschrift OST-PROBLEME. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.