GESIS Online Panel Pilot: Multitopic with focus on personality (survey 8)

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 Attitudes and Behavior
    • Family
    • Person, Personality, Role
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Family. Democracy. Attitude towards immigrants. Value orientation. Personality. General knowledge. 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: role models for family and occupation; division of housework; attitude towards several areas of democracy: welfare state, protection of minorities, equal treatment, participation in political decisions, political participation, civil disobedience, reasons for civil disobediance); attitude towards immigrants (scale and split with respectively without ´I can´t say´ ); self charakterization (scale); value orientation (scale); life satisfaction; self-assessment of own risk taking; self-assessment of own optimism and pessimism; self-determination oder heteronomy of life; trust in people; knowledge test using selected terms and foreign words; employed auxiliary means; fear of negative evaluation (scale). Demography: self-reported diligence in answering the questionnaire (not asked in main study 1); evaluation of the survey (interesting, rich in variety, important for sciences, long, difficult, too personal); interruption of the survey; Liking of the survey in total; personal remarks about the survey; willingness to participate in further online surveys. Additionally encoded: amount of the respondent´s incentive.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-10-12 / 2011-12-22
  • 2012-01-11 / 2012-05-24
  • 2012-02-01 / 2012-05-25
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
  • ZA5589 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Struminskaya, Bella; Kaczmirek, Lars; Schaurer, Ines; Bandilla, Wolfgang; Gabler, Siegfried; Häder, Sabine (2011): Identifying non-working numbers in cell phone RDD samples via HLR-Lookup technology: reduced survey costs and higher precision in response rate calculation. In: Survey Practice, August

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 18 | Registration Date: 2014-06-26