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Saarland Election Investigation 1975 (Panel: Preliminary Investigation, March 1974)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kaase, Max (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

    Judgement on politicians, parties, government and opposition on the occasion of the state parliament election in the Saarland. Topics: Besides many identical parts from the first wave the following was additionally addressed in this survey: intent to participate in the state parliament election and voting intent in the coming municipal election; influence of the reform of territory and government on one´s own voting decision; attitude to Ostpolitik and European policies; knowledge about the re-organization of government in the Saarland; judgement on the extent of the energy crisis and assignment of responsibility; judgement on one´s own job security. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; self-assessment of social class. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; length of interview; type of city.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1974-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
Sampled Universe
German citizens (eligible voters) 16 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1396
The current data set contains the data of the second wave of a three-wave panel survey; see ZA Study Nos. 0865 and 0867.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0866 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Kaase, Max (1974): Saarland-Wahluntersuchung 1975 (Panel: Voruntersuchung, März 1974). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.