Political Attitudes (March 1969)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Political participation, behavior at the polls and judgement on the parties. Topics: Political interest and political extent to which informed; intent to participate in the election regarding the Federal Parliament election as well as the state parliament election and municipal election; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1965; party preference and party ties; sympathy scale for the CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP, NPD, DKP and various politicians; image of the parties; party one cannot vote for; assumed result of the Federal Parliament election 1969 and government composition resulting from it; rank order of party sympathies; party preference at introduction of a majority vote system; sympathy changes of the parties in the last few months; preferred federal chancellor; party preference and behavior at the polls regarding the next state parliament election; judgement on the grand coalition; party sympathies of family and friends; assessment of the economic situation in comparison over time; service in the Federal German Armed Forces; city size; attitude to television broadcasts in the morning hours; most important problems of the FRG. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; social origins; refugee status; membership. Also encoded was: weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
No specific information
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1906
The study is part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey (see also ZA Study Nos. 0700 and 0701).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0699 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22