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USA Travels

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
1965
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
Description
  • Abstract

    The image of the United States as vacation destination. Topics: Frequency, duration and purpose of previous stays in the USA; recommendations for the USA trip; places of stay in the USA; means of transport used; trip costs; judgement on the prosperity of the Americans and the purchasing power of the DM in the USA; preferred opportunities for meals and overnight stays in the USA; associations with the terms ´vacation´ and ´holidays´; preferred country visited on vacation and type of vacation; distant travels undertaken in the last few years; recommendations for these trips; interest in advertising material about USA trips; attitude to group trips; media usage; designation of newspapers and magazines read; listening to radio broadcasts; possession of television set; memory of advertising about vacation in the USA; city size. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; household income; size of household; head of household; state. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 16 and older.
Sampling
Sample of persons who applied for a visa for the USA in 1963 to 1965.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 393
Note
See the survey of potential travelers to America archived under ZA Study No. 0465.
Availability
Delivery
B - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching, if the results won’t be published. If any publications or any further work on the results is planned, permission must be obtained by the Data Archive.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0464 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 82 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt (1965): USA-Reisen. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0464