GESIS Online Panel Pilot: multitopic introductory wave (survey 1)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kaczmirek, Lars (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Bandilla, Wolfgang (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Schaurer, Ines (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Struminskaya, Bella (GESIS Mannheim)
Other Title
  • Deutschlandstudie (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic conditions and indicators
    • Employment
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
  • Abstract

    Political and economic issues. Work and leisure. Value orientation. This study number comprises the data collected during the so called main studies. The main studies represent three surveys which have partially been used for methodic experiments. The questions are identical in every survey except for the described differences. Topics: most important issues in Germany; evaluation of the economic situation in Germany and personal economic situation at present; expected economic situation in Germany and personal economic situation in one year from now; most important criteria in job search; current occupation; job satisfaction (scalometer); preferred leisure activities; frequency of selected leisure activities; satisfaction with work-life balance (scalometer); trust in other people (scale); locus of control; political interest; satisfaction with the government´s performance (scalometer); evaluation of Germany´s health care system; self assessment of own psychic and physic health (scale); value orientation (scale with split: alternative questioning); frequency of participation in surveys in the last year; internet use and activities on the internet; evaltuation of the effect of new communication technologies. Demography: age; gender; federal state; evaluation of the survey (interesting, rich in variety, important for sciences, long, difficult, too personal); interruption of the survey; personal remarks about the survey. Additionally encoded: amount of the respondent´s incentive.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-02-18 / 2011-11-30
  • 2011-06-15 / 2011-12-22
  • 2011-07-06 / 2012-03-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German-speaking population aged 18 and older using the Internet for private purposes.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Telephone sampling with online follow-up surveys: Respondents willing to participate subsequent to a prior telephone interview and who provided an e-mail address (Dual-Frame Gabler/Häder procedure, last-birthday method, mobile and landline sample)
Collection Mode
  • Online survey with standardized questionnaire
Main study 1 and main study 2 were conducted by GESIS. The respondents of main study 3 were recruited via CATI by an external fieldwork agency. Under certain conditions, the CATI was not carried out entirely but in a shortened version of the interview. In those cases the essential questions were posed in the online surveys afterwards.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5582 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 22 | Registration Date: 2014-01-10