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McCann Youth Study 1976 (10 to 19 Year-Olds)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
1981
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Self-image, consumer habits and personal as well as political attitudes of German young people. Topics: knowledge of selected members of the government and the composition of the Federal Parliament; perceived effect of politics on personal life; most important tasks of the FRG; attitude to radicals; attitude to the Federal German Armed Forces; membership in a political party or intent to join; party preference; self-image and stereotype concept of girls and boys; satisfaction with current age; intent to get married and desired number of children; generation conflicts and relationship with parents; perceived restrictions from parents; personal ideas of educational goals; future plans and assumed point in time of their realization; preferred form of organizing leisure time; sport activities; preferred pieces of music; television habits and radio use; detailed determination of use of foods, semi-luxury foods, tobacco and alcohol and cosmetics; smoking habits; preferred brand of car; image of the car; possession of drivers license; personal possession of durable consumer goods; vacation trip in the past year; destinations and vacation partner; means of transport used on the trip; detailed determination of absolute sums and sources of available income; detailed recording of use of money for rent, livelihood and transportation costs; savings habits; existence and degree of intimacy of personal partnership relation; attitude of parents to partner; knowledge of means of contraception and methods; telling a joke heard from friends. Scales: attitude to advertising, money, work or school, teachers or superiors, parents and communism; understanding of the role of man and woman; old-young differences. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of siblings; position in sibling sequence; religious denomination; religiousness; frequency of church attendance; school education; employment; household income; possession of durable economic goods; household size; household composition; characteristics of head of household; residential status; party preference (Sunday question); memberships; school attendance. Interviewer rating: form of address between interviewer and respondent (Du or Sie); presence of parents during interview. Also encoded were: identification of interviewer; age of interviewer; sex of interviewer; city code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Young people (schoolchildren and apprentices). Age: 10 to 19 years.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1140
Note
Three different questionnaires were used containing some slightly modified questions related to the respective survey group. The different survey groups were: schoolchildren from 10 to 14 years, schoolchildren from 15 to 19 years and apprentices or employees. The modifications relate primarily to the survey complexes work and school.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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
  • ZA1144 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Carlberg, Peter: Die McCann-Jugendstudie umfaßt die Geburtsjahrgänge 1947 bis 1966. In: Zeitschrift für Markt-, Meinungs- und Zukunftsforschung, 25/26, 1982/1983, S. 5655-5681.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 73 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1981): McCann-Jugendstudie 1976 (10 - 19-jährige). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1144