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Youth Aid Investigation (District Offenbach)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    The life and leisure situation of young people in the district of Offenbach. Topics: Leisure contacts; proportion of leisure time on the individual weekdays; place of leisure activities; boredom; objects available for organization of leisure time; memberships and intensity of participation in club events; one´s own residence; one´s own room; housing situation and judgement on residential surroundings; judgement on family climate as well as personal upbringing received; members of household and intensity of contacts with family members; type and extent of activities together with parents; most important contentious issues between young people and parents; interest of parents in leisure contacts and knowledge about type and place of leisure activities; consent of parents with leisure activities; participation in leisure activities, only because it is expected by parents; detailed determination of frequency and partners for sport and leisure activities; desired partner for most important occupations; type of school attended; time expended for the route to school; interest in school; reason for the attitude to school; relationship with teachers and students; judgement on class climate; political knowledge and political interest; probability of personally joining a party; knowledge about home town; use of alcohol and cigarettes per day; size of circle of friends; most frequently being together with partner or in the group; group size; place of getting to know friends; type of conflict management among friends; presence and visit to youth facilities in residential area; judgement on these facilities; desired public leisure facilities; preferred financial provider and decision-maker for such facilities; number of siblings; employment of head of household and of mother; type of housing conditions; age of parents; main income source and average weekly expenditures of respondent. Working young people were also asked: occupation exercised; work satisfaction and atmosphere at work; commuting time to work; last exercised occupation. Demography: age; sex; age and number of siblings; household size; characteristics of head of household; residential status. Interviewer rating: presence of parents during the interview; judgement on residential area. Also encoded was: identification of interviewer; age of interviewer; sex of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-05 / 1980-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
    district of Offenbach
Sampled Universe
Young people between the ages of 12 to 22 years from city and municipality lists of ´German residents born from 1957 to 1967`.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3080
The survey was conducted in the specified period of time in 5 waves, for each of which a sample of about 500 young people was drawn.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1258 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1980): Jugendhilfe-Untersuchung (Kreis Offenbach). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.