Young People and Intoxicants

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Blume, Otto (Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik, Köln)
  • Wetz, Rainer (Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik, Köln)
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    1. Attitude of young people in Cologne to use of intoxicants as well as the intoxicants used by them. 2. Psychological self-characterization. Topics: Age at first use and motivation for use of intoxicants; access to intoxicant first consumed and feeling at first use; amount used. The main part of the survey consists of the following scales: attitude to parental home and school; social relations; personality dimensions (FPI, with the dimensions: nervousness, aggressiveness, sociability, calmness, striving for dominance, inhibitedness, depression and excitability); ´lying scale´; attitudes to use of intoxicants with the subscales: distance from intoxicants, danger and effect of intoxicants as well as public sanctions. Semantic differential for alcoholics, hashish smokers and junkies. Demography: age; sex; school education; vocational training; income; housing situation; social origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-09 / 1970-11
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Young people at higher schools of all-round education and occupational training schools; furthermore apprentices and young people in various youth homes 14 - 19 years old
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey in a group situation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 411
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0541 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Wetz, Rainer: Jugendliche und Rauschmittel: Bericht über eine explorative Studie im Stadtgebiet Köln. Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik. Köln: Selbstverlag 1971.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22