Group-Specific Residential Conduct

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Heidemann, Lutz (Abteilung für Sozialwissenschaft der Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
Publication Date
  • Abteilung fuer Sozialwissenschaft der Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Community, Living Environment
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Housing
  • Abstract

    Residential conduct, satisfaction with residential area and housing desires of residents of a newly established settlement in Bochum. Topics: 1. Survey part: time of moving and first impression of the new city settlement; today´s judgement on the new municipal area; difficulties adjusting; judgement on the building surface and paint colors; neighborhood contacts; judgement on group facilities in the building; judgement on building management; judgement on child-orientation of the settlement as well as of the residence; detailed judgement on the plan of the residence as well as of all rooms; judgement on the basic equipment of the residence and attitude to greater amenities; judgement on the floor and temperature of the residence; perceived noise pollution from co-residents or stairway and elevator; comparison of current residence with earlier residence; amount of rent and subjectively perceived rent burden; recept of rent aid; time expended and means of transport used for the way to work; judgement on the location of Hustadt relative to the university and the center of Bochum; frequency of trips to the center of town and visits to cultural facilities or events; shopping habits; judgement on the distance of the buildings from each other and the ´openness´ of the residence to view from outside; general judgement on the external appearance of the building; satisfaction with life in Hustadt; inclination to move. 2. Observation part: The interviewer conducted an intensive observation of the residence in part during the interview but primarily not until after the end of the actual interview. Recorded were: type, style and extent of room furniture; number of books and pictures in the living room; books in other rooms; detailed recording of all pieces of furniture in every room of the residence. Demography: age; family composition; number of children; age of children; age and number of siblings; household income; household size; characteristics of spouse; self-assessment of social class.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-06
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
    Hustadt in Bochum-Querenburg
Sampled Universe
Residents of the settlement Hustadt who had moved in by summer of 1969.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire and observation by the interviewer
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 223
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1169 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Heidemann, Lutz: Gruppenspezifisches Wohnverhalten. Essen: Verlag der Scharioth´schen Buchhandlung 1978.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22