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Use of Intoxicants by Schoolchildren in Hamburg (1973)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Jasinsky, Michael (Seminar für Sozialwissenschaften, Universität Hamburg)
  • Behörde für Schule, Jugend und Berufsbildung, Hamburg
Publication Date
  • Behoerde fuer Schule, Jugend und Berufsbildung, Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • Seminar fuer Sozialwissenschaften, Universitaet Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
drug use; alcohol consumption; tobacco consumption; deviant behavior; parental home; school success
  • Abstract

    Social contacts, coming to the attention of the police, use of intoxicants as well as reasons for consumption of alcohol and nicotine among schoolchildren, apprentices and young workers. Topics: The content of the study is largely identical to ZA Study No. 0769: occurrence of suicide, mental deficiency, alcohol and intoxicant addiction in the family of respondent as well as with respondent himself; relationship with school and company; favorite subjects; characterization of family life; frequency of alcohol intoxication; frequency and type of intoxicants used; intoxicant last used; age at first use of intoxicants; attempts to stop using intoxicants; use of cigarettes; attitude to use of intoxicants (scale); use of intoxicants by reference group; relationship with parents; school achievements and influence of intoxicants on school achievements; reasons for use of hashish and switching to other drugs; effects of use of intoxicants; attitude to prohibition of hashish, marijuana; reasons for use of drugs; sources of supply for intoxicants; personal activity as dealer; familiarity of officials and parents with personal use of intoxicants as well as consequences from this knowledge; coming to the attention of the police; attitude to drug advice centers; assessment of the social system; violence as political means; manner of organization of leisure time; practice of meditation. In contrast to study 0769 among others the following additional questions were posed: visit to leisure facilities; delinquency questions; age at first use of cigarettes, use of alcohol and first sexual intercourse; chronology of drug career; interest in new intoxicants; monthly costs for use of intoxicants; normal use of medications and contraceptive pill; age of father. Demography: age; sex; family composition; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; social origins.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Hamburg (DE-HH)
Sampled Universe
Young people in junior high schools, secondary schools, vocational schools and high schools from the 8th grade upwards.
Probability: Cluster: Stratified random; Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified cluster sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey in a group situation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 5158
    Number of Variables: 145
Survey unit: students### See also ZA Study Nos. 0769 and 0771.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0770 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Jasinsky, Michael: Rauschmittelkonsum Hamburger Schüler. Zweite Repräsentativerhebung an Hamburger Schulen. In: Staatliche Pressestelle (Hrsg.): Berichte und Dokumente aus der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg, No.387, 1973 und No. 417, 1974.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Jasinsky, Michael; Behörde für Schule, Jugend und Berufsbildung, Hamburg (1973): Rauschmittelkonsum Hamburger Schüler (1973). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.