Attitude to Security Policies

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Reuband, Karl-Heinz (Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    Attitude to defense policy questions and the peace movement. Topics: preference for neutrality of the Federal Republic; influence of the UN on securing peace in the world; attitude to installation of new nuclear missiles in the Federal Republic; attitude to protest events against the installation of new missiles; grouping with the greatest influence within the peace movement; rust in the American and Soviet government; party preference (Sunday question); political interest; employment in the civil service; possession of a telephone; car possession; video recorder possession or planned purchase of a video recorder; having a yard; athletic activities; do-it-yourself activities; personal unemployment; planned construction of a house or purchase of an apartment; condominium possession. Demography: sex; age; marital status; religious denomination; respondent is person managing household; school degree; employment; current occupation or occupation last exercised; employment in the civil service; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; size of household; children in household; income recipient in household; monthly net household income; monthly net income of respondent. Also encoded was: city size; state; ZIP (postal) code; identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983-11 / 1983-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
West German citizens 14 years old and older
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 984
    Number of Variables: 52
The study is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1302 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22