Girls 82

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Burger, Angelika (Deutsches Jugendinstitut, München)
  • Seidenspinner, Gerlinde (Deutsches Jugendinstitut, München)
  • BRIGITTE, Gruner + Jahr, Hamburg
Publication Date
  • Contest-Census, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of young women to their situation in life in employment and family. Topics: future concepts; living together without marriage; ideas about marriage age; desire for children; judgement on parent´s marriage; personal acceptance of the life style of mother; ideas about partnership and the youth of today; readiness for commitment; attitudes to social fringe groups; current problems and fears; housing situation; desired point in time for one´s own residence; household activities; conflicts in one´s family; judgement on one´s own family; problems and conflicts with parents; desired contact with parents living separately; areas of money expenditure; leisure behavior; belonging to cliques; friendships with boys/men; length of friendship; age and judgement on friend; sexual contacts; active partner at first sexual contact and length of this friendship; reason for avoiding sexual contacts; judgement on girl friend; importance of personal appearance; self-image; pocket-money; personal employment and unemployment; demand for a 35-hour work week; salience of occupational activity; attitude to equal rights; age as well as marital status and school education of parents; occupation of father and mother; number and age of siblings; size of place of residence. Demography: age; marital status; age and number of siblings; school education; occupational training. Interviewer rating: length of interview; time at end of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-10 / 1982-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
15 to 19-year-old girls
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample (age; employment/school, family situation)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1148
    Number of Variables: 537
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1234 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Burger, Angelika; Seidenspinner, Gerlinde; unter Mitarbeit von Schretter, Angelika: Berichts- und Tabellenband, Hamburg. Redaktion BRIGITTE (Hrsg.): Mädchen 82: Eine repräsentative Untersuchung über die Lebenssituation 15-19jähriger Mädchen in der Bundesrepublik, durchgeführt vom Deutschen Jugendinstitut München im Auftrag der Zeitschrift BRIGITTE. September 1982.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 244 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22