State Study Spring 1975

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin
Publication Date
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties, politicians and election campaign. Topics: evaluation of political parties and their top candidates; perception of the most important political events and tasks; judgement on the economic situation, in particular unemployment and short time work; perception of the state parliament election campaign in Schleswig-Holstein, North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate; perception and evaluation of parties and politicians represented there; perception of the most important state political events and tasks; evaluation of and perception of election campaign style and election campaign slogans; party preference; sympathy scale for the parties. Demography: age (classified); age; sex; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; household income; household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; self-assessment of social class; city size; state; union membership. Interviewer rating: interest of respondent in interview; number of contact attempts; length of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975-03 / 1975-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
No specific information
Probability: Multistage; Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample). Over-sample stratification for the states Schleswig-Holstein, North Rhine-Westphalia and Rhineland-Palatinate.
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2761
    Number of Variables: 240
The 2761 respondents are distributed among the individual states as follows: Schleswig-Holstein 536, North Rhine-Westphalia 523, Rhineland-Palatinate 511, remaining states (small national sample) 1191. See also the State Study Autumn 1974 archived under ZA Study No. 1126.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1127 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22