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The Responsible Citizen - the Responsible Consumer

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • BASIS RESEARCH, Frankfurt/Main
Publication Date
  • BASIS RESEARCH, Frankfurt am Main (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    The responsibility of citizens and consumers. Topics: Attitude to the welfare state with more public institutions; sources of information for the areas politics and consumption; judgement on opportunities of consumer information; general purchase inclination (scale). Scales: 1. Political consciousness, tolerance, sense of responsibility, reform orientation, care mentality, system change. 2. Consumer behavior, innovation orientation, price orientation, information orientation, provision for the future and savings motivation. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1974-03 / 1974-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 to 70 years old
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1711
    Number of Variables: 91
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0799 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Lakaschus, Carmen: Wie mündig sind die Deutschen? In: Interview und Analyse, 2, 1, 1975, S. 4 - 9.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

BASIS RESEARCH, Frankfurt/Main (1974): Der mündige Bürger - der mündige Verbraucher. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.