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Young People (Panel: 2nd Wave 1978)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Dezernat Wehrpsychologie, Streitkräfteamt, Bonn
Publication Date
  • INFAS, Bonn-Bad Godesberg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to the Federal German Armed Forces or alternative service of those liable for military service who have not served yet. Scales to record attitude and personality characteristics. Topics: The content of the study is largely identical to the content of ZA Study No. 1028. Demography: school education; degree of urbanization; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-11 / 1979-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Those liable for military service who have not served born from 1959 to 1962.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2139
    Number of Variables: 348
The current data set contains the second part of a two-wave panel survey (see also ZA Study Nos. 1028 and 1030). Besides the repeated survey of panel participants further persons liable for military service who have not served yet were interviewed.
B - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching, if the results won’t be published. If any publications or any further work on the results is planned, permission must be obtained by the Data Archive.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1029 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Puzicha, Klaus; Röpke, A.: "Wer will unter die Soldaten?" Opladen: Leske Verlag 1981.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-18 | Issue Number: 83 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Dezernat Wehrpsychologie, Streitkräfteamt, Bonn (1979): Jugendliche (Panel: 2. Welle 1978). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.