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The Sexual Conduct of Women in the Federal Republic of Germany

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Dallenbach-Hellwig, Gisela (Morphologische Abteilung der Universitäts-Frauenklinik Mannheim)
  • Dogs, Wilfried (Burghof-Klinik für Psychosomatik, Rinteln/Weser)
  • Graumann, Carl-Friedrich (Psychologisches Institut der Universität Heidelberg)
  • Weinert, Franz E. (Psychologisches Institut der Universität Heidelberg)
  • Wildenmann, Rudolf (Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Universität Mannheim)
  • Gruner + Jahr, Hamburg
Publication Date
1982
Contributor
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
Description
  • Abstract

    The sexual conduct of women. Judgement on the social situation of women. Topics: 1. On the social situation (oral survey): preferred size of place of residence; psychological self-characterization; self-assessment of condition of health; use of medication; weight and height; smoking habits; drinking habits; attitude to political and social questions; leisure time budget and leisure behavior; employment of women (scale); characterization of child-raising style by parents; dominating parent in child-raising; most important socialization authority in parental home or foster home; father or mother as reference person; dominating parent in one´s family; television habits; attitude to fashion; length of marriage; judgement on the marriage in the course of time; judgement on one´s own marriage and number of marriages; importance of areas of life; size of circle of friends; satisfaction with size of circle of friends. 2. Sexual conduct (written survey): satisfaction with role as woman; most significant experiences in one´s memory; position in sibling sequence; conversation partner for sexual questions during developing years; judgement on one´s own sex education; openness of conversation in parental home; observing the sex life of parents; sex education authorities and age at the time; number, age and sex of one´s own extra-marital or pre-marital children; type of contraception practised currently; age at sexual maturity; irregularities in menstruation; number, age, status and time of getting to know first steady partner(s) with whom respondent had sexual intercourse; time interval between meeting and first sexual intercourse; significance of sexuality for respondent; personal age and age of partner at first sexual intercourse; age of second intimate partner; total number of intimate partners; length of first intimate relation; marriage with first intimate partner; characterization of first intimate partner; actual and desired frequency of sexual intercourse; situations that stimulate intimacy; initiator of intimacy; stimulating situations; type and extent of sexual practices; length of intimacy; secret sexual desires; experiencing orgasm; masturbation; petting; frequency of reading selected magazines; favorite name. Demography: age (classified); marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); age and number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupational training; occupation; occupational position; employment; income; household income; household size; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; local residency; city size; degree of urbanization; state; regional origins. Interviewer rating: day of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-11 / 1971-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Female persons of German citizenship living in private households and between the ages of 18 to 60 years.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey and written survey under supervision with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2250
    Number of Variables: 580
Note
ZA Study No. 1123 was conducted as a follow-up investigation to this study and contains as far as possible largely identical question formulations and topic contents.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1124 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2019-03-26 | Issue Number: 77 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Dallenbach-Hellwig, Gisela; Dogs, Wilfried; Graumann, Carl-Friedrich; Weinert, Franz E.; Wildenmann, Rudolf et. al. (1982): Das sexuelle Verhalten der Frauen in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1124