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ZUMABUS 4 (1979)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Feger, Hubert (Institut für Psychologie, Technische Hochschule Aachen)
  • Meulemann, Heiner (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
  • Schrader, Achim (Pädagogische Hochschule Münster, Abteilung Dortmund)
Publication Date
1985
Contributor
  • ZUMA, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Family life and marriage
    • Income, property and investment / saving
    • Consumption / consumer behaviour
Description
  • Abstract

    The ZUMABUS 4 has three major topics: 1. Education practices and attitude to education, 2. Birth planning and distribution of gender, 3. Consumer habits. Topics: 1. Education practices and attitude to education: success in life and school achievement; tasks of school; tasks of teachers; importance of teachers; importance of upward social mobility; target values of school; educational goals of family; importance of children for parents; realization of employment wishes; knowledge about the integrated comprehensive school and opinions about it; occupation of spouse; occupation of father; school degree of father; interest in politics; membership in clubs; possession of a telephone; education of children, achieved or desired. 2. Birth planning and distribution of gender: ideal number of children; preference for boy or girl; preferred distribution of gender given a hypothetical number of children of two, four or six. 3. Consumer habits: reading daily newspapers or picture magazines; study of advertising pamphlets enclosed in daily newspapers or direct-mail advertising; store loyalty and reasons for loyalty to one shopping place; frequency of personally purchasing groceries; frequency of quantity purchases and stockpiling of groceries; estimated amount of last purchase; estimated potential to save with more price-conscious purchase of groceries; monthly expenditure planning; use of special offers with groceries and sources of information used for this; change of degree of difficulty of purchase decisions in the last few years; desired consumer help with difficulties in purchase decisions; consumer areas in which purchase decisions are particularly difficult; subjective assessment of the maximum amount for ´larger acquisitions´; market transparency at last larger acquisition; subsequent trouble with a larger acquisition and measures taken or complaints filed; installment purchases or credit purchases in the last three years; attitude to newspaper quick credit without guarantor; type of investments; development of available income in the last few years; consumer advice center in the nearer vicinity; preferred advice offering; utilization of consumer advice centers; source of information about consumer advice; advice information requested; possible utilization of advice centers in the future; personal opinion leadership; cost-conscious consumer behavior (scale). The data set contains the ZUMA standard demography. Demography: citizenship; age; sex; marital status; current school attendance; religious denomination; religiousness; company size; school education; occupational training; occupation; occupational position; employment; type of company; household composition; occupational group of spouse; interest in politics; social origins; source of income; election participation; membership; vote at the last election; sources of information; local residency. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; housing situation; presence of other persons during interview; type of city and city size; reliability of respondent; length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979-05 / 1979-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Research area: FRG incl. West Berlin. Age: 18 and older.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2007
    Number of Variables: 341
Note
The part of the survey on the topic "education practices" replicates in part questions from ZA Study Nos. 0021, 0022, 0145 and 1021. The remaining ZUMABUSSE are archived under the following Nos.: ZUMABUS 1 - 1976 (ZA Study No. 0861) ZUMABUS 2 - 1977 (ZA Study No. 0814) ZUMABUS 3 - 1979 (ZA Study No. 1224) ZUMABUS 5 - 1980 (ZA Study No. 1225) ZUMABUS 6 - 1982 (ZA Study No. 1226) ZUMABUS 7 - 1984 (ZA Study No. 1336) ZUMABUS 8 - 1984 (ZA Study No. 1337) ZUMABUS 9 - 1985 (ZA Study No. 1338) Parts of the ZUMA standard demography have been summarized in a time series and archived under ZA Study No. 1233.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1017 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Publications
  • Meulemann, Heiner: Bildungsexpansion und Wandel der Bildungsvorstellungen zwischen 1958 und 1979: Eine Kohortenanalyse. In: Zeitschrift für Soziologie, 11, 1982, S. 227 - 253.

Update Metadata: 2019-03-26 | Issue Number: 5 | Registration Date: 2014-09-10

Feger, Hubert; Meulemann, Heiner; Schrader, Achim (1985): ZUMABUS 4 (1979). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1017