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Politics in the Saarland (February 1975)

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

    Evaluation of parties and politicians before the state parliament election in the Saarland. Topics: Knowledge about the date of the state parliament election; satisfaction with the current state government; evaluation of unemployment in the state as well as the role of the state government in the bankruptcy of a large construction company; attitude to election events in companies and to tax reform; expected effects of tax reform on one´s own situation; classification of the importance of political problems; issue ability of the state government as well as the parties; desire for change of government; party preference (rank order procedure and list procedure); sympathy scale for the SPD, CDU/CSU and the FDP; certainty of one´s voting decision and influence of state or federal political factors on one´s own voting intent; influence of factual programs or politicians on one´s own voting; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election (ballot procedure); assessment of personal job security; times of presence at home in the last week. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts; length of interview; weekday of interview; type of city.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975-02 / 1975-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Saarland (DE-SL)
Sampled Universe
German citizens in private households (eligible voters) 18 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1011
The current data set contains the data of the quick survey. ZA Study No. 0870 contains a further quick survey in the same territory.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0869 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

Kaase, Max (1975): Politik im Saarland (Februar 1975). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.