Attitude to the Use of Drugs among Young People (1971)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln
  • Institut für Jugendforschung (IJF), München
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Jugendforschung, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of young people to drugs, the drug problem, drug advice and use of drugs; social contacts and friendships. Topics: Level of information about drugs and familiarity of individual intoxicants; attitude to education about drugs; assessment of the credibility of various informants and institutions; distance from use of intoxicants in the form of readiness to try opium or hashish; attitude to legalization of hashish; type of circle of friends; number of persons in one´s circle of friends and intensity of ties; discrimination against users of intoxicants; personal acquaintance with users of drugs; interaction partners with personal problems; perception of opinion differences between the young and older generation; assessment of ability to overcome generation conflicts; city size. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; household income; size of household; head of household; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-04 / 1971-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 - 25 years old
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection according to the random route procedure.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1841
    Number of Variables: 119
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey. The survey was conducted by 300 interviewers between the ages of 16 to 25.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0683 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • BZgA (Type: FDZ)
  • BZgA (Type: FDZ)
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (Hrsg.): Einstellungen zum Drogengebrauch bei Jugendlichen: Ergebnisse einer Repräsentativbefragung von Jugendlichen im Alter von 14-25 Jahren. Köln: hektographierter Forschungsbericht 1971.

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