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Alcohol and Driving

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (ZUMA, Mannheim)
  • Kretschmer, Elvira (Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, Köln)
  • Riediger, G. (Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, Köln)
  • Schanz, Volker (ZUMA, Mannheim)
Publication Date
1981
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to alcohol and driving under the influence of alcohol as well as personal habits in use of alcohol. Topics: general contentment with life (scale) and satisfaction with condition of health; use of medication; use of tobacco and use of alcohol; drinking habits; motives and occasions for use of alcohol; frequency of alcohol excesses; detailed description of the situation and occasion of the last use of alcohol; place of meeting and distance from residence; means of transport used; intent to do without drinking before begin of a meeting and success in the observance of the intent; point in time of decision about the manner of return home; perceived opportunities for use of alternative means of transport; involvement in an accident or in a traffic check; attitude to traffic checks and knowledge of places of traffic checks; attitude to the car (scale); judgement on the effects of alcohol on driving behavior (scale); frequency of driving under the influence of alcohol and reactions of the environment to this; information on displacement, brand and year of manufacture of motor vehicle; kilometers driven up to now; possible reasons for doing without the motor vehicle; conduct in traffic and pleasure in driving (scales); attitude to observance of traffic regulations; knowledge of selected traffic regulations; appropriate sentence for driving under the influence of alcohol; preferred blood-alcohol limit; assessment of the limit of driving ability at which amount of alcoholic drinks; frequency of violations against the Road Traffic Act and involvement in accidents; punishments due to alcohol at the wheel; loss of drivers license; time worked each week; company size and changes of position in the last few years; self-assessment of social class affiliation; type of health insurance; media usage and leisure activities; Demography (ZUMA standard demography): age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; school education; occupational training; occupation; occupational position; employment; area of business of company; company size; household income; sources of income; household size; self-assessment of social class; number of persons in household with non-German citizenship. Interviewer rating: type of building; type of city; conduct of respondent during the interview and interest in survey topic; presence and intervention of other persons during the interview; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
All German citizens 16 years old and older living in private households.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3037
    Number of Variables: 441
Availability
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Rights
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 https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1052 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 231 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Kretschmer, Elvira; Riediger, G.; Schanz, Volker (1981): Alkohol und Fahren. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1052