Federal Parliament Election 1972 (1st Preliminary Investigation, October 1972)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Pappi, Franz U. (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes and judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: sympathy scale for the CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP, NPD and DKP as well as for the politicians Brandt, Barzel, Scheel, Schmidt, Strauss, Schiller and Genscher; issue competence of the parties and scale of personal significance of retirement program, of education opportunities, the fight against crime, reunification, foreign policy, of internal and external security, price stability as well as tax reduction; attitude to recognition of the GDR, to co-determination and intervention of the churches in politics; voting intent (first vote and second vote). Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; city size; state. Also encoded was: district code; information about the interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-09 / 1972-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 77
The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey (see also ZA Study No. 0632).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0631 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter: Issue-Kompetenz und Wahlentscheidung: Die Einstellung zu wertbezogenen politischen Problemen im Zeitvergleich. In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift 1973, 14, S. 227 - 256.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22