International Political Questions (July 1958)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Expectations of the West German population of the summit conference in view of the events in Hungary. Topics: knowledge about the execution of Prime Minister Nagy and General Maleter due to their role in the revolt in Hungary 1956; assumed reasons for the announcement of the executions and possible influence on the summit conference; assumed interest of the superpowers in the summit conference and assessment of the probability of the conference taking place; assessment of the economic situation and expected development in the next few years; residential property; type of heating and yard use. Religiousness; party preference; type of residential building; bath use; age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; state; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1958-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 16 years and 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: 1802
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0902 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22