Danger of Alcoholism (1981)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Demoskopie, Allensbach
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Demoskopie, Allensbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
  • Abstract

    Attitude to use of alcohol and judgement on the dangers of alcohol. Topics: intentions for the future; smoking; type of preferred use of tobacco; frequency of ´rolling your own´; frequency of use of selected alcoholic beverages; occasions for use of alcohol; preferred alcoholic beverages; reaction to an exclusively non-alcoholic selection of beverages at a party; assessment of personal use of alcohol in relation to others; estimated frequency of drinking alcohol among Germans; age limit for starting use of alcohol and attitude to use of alcohol among young people; accepted reasons for alcohol excesses; detailed information on type and amount of alcoholic drinks consumed in the last week; existence of friends who have strongly restricted use of alcohol; primary motives for use of alcohol; expected development of the use of alcohol given hypothetical increase in price; general evaluation of use of alcohol in the FRG; knowledge and characterization of someone suffering from alcoholism; attitude to drinking with anxiety; population groups particularly susceptible to alcoholism; perception of warnings before abuse of alcohol; personal unemployment in the last two years; who cooks in the household; membership in the trade union; size of place of residence and characterization of place of residence. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; income; household size; household composition; respondent is head of household; residential status; city size; degree of urbanization; union membership. Interviewer rating: city size; social class of respondent.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1981-12 / 1982-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2065
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1256 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22