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ZUMABUS 7 (1984)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Küchler, Manfred (ZUMA, Mannheim)
  • Thaysen, Uwe (Hochschule Lüneburg)
Publication Date
1987
Contributor
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    The ZUMABUS contains three main survey focus areas: 1. Questions on parliamentarianism 2. German version of the SLFS scales (Social Life Feeling Scales) 3. ZUMA standard demography. Topics: 1. Questions on parliamentarianism: general judgement on the job of the German Federal Parliament; constitution knowledge; attitude to criticism of the government by friends; assessment of the job effort of members of Parliament in committees and in plenary sessions; judgement on this division of work; preference for more speeches or more discussion in the conference hall; attitude to more work by the representatives in small groups; assumed purpose of the Federal Parliament debates. 2. German version of the SLFS scales: translation for German-speaking countries of the Social Life Feeling Scales developed by Karl Schuessler in the USA: psychological self-characterization; feeling of loneliness; usefulness of life; optimism; pessimism; trust in the future; feeling of happiness and general contentment with life; attitude to government and politicians; trust in the people and selected institutions; socially desired responses (SDS scale). 3. ZUMA standard demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupational training; occupation; occupational position; income; sources of income; characteristics of spouse; household size; household composition; party preference (Sunday question); self-assessment of social class; social origins; regional origins; memberships. Interviewer rating: willingness to cooperate of respondent; presence of other persons during interview; intervention by third parties in interview; length of interview; characteristics of interviewer; date.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984-06 / 1984-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German citizens 18 years old or older living in private households.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2003
    Number of Variables: 223
Note
A split questionnaire was used. The two split versions differ in a block rotation of questionnaire parts. For a description of the ZUMA standard demography see ZA Study No. 1239. The remaining ZUMABUS surveys 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 4 - 1979 (ZA Study No. 1017) ZUMABUS 5 - 1980 (ZA Study No. 1225) ZUMABUS 6 - 1982 (ZA Study No. 1226) 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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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1336 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2014-09-10

Küchler, Manfred; Thaysen, Uwe (1987): ZUMABUS 7 (1984). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1336