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Youth Aid Investigation (District Offenbach)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach
Publication Date
1980
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • 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
Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3080
Note
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.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1258 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

MARPLAN, Offenbach (1980): Jugendhilfe-Untersuchung (Kreis Offenbach). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1258