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Do-It-Yourself Study

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Freizeitwirtschaft, München
Publication Date
1985
Contributor
  • BASIS RESEARCH, Frankfurt am Main (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
Description
  • Abstract

    Do-it-yourself practices of the West German population. Topics: do-it-yourself activities conducted and person carrying out these jobs; unpaid do-it-yourself activities outside of one´s own house; time expended for do-it-yourself activities; reasons for minor difficulties and causes of problems in conducting do-it-yourself activities; preferred source of information about do-it-yourself jobs and reading do-it-yourself or home magazines; knowledge and purchase of literature for do-it-yourselfers; interest in video information about do-it-yourself activities; amount of monthly expenditures for do-it-yourself information; conducting do-it-yourself jobs in connection with house construction, rebuilding, renovation or change of residence; possession or opportunities to borrow do-it-yourself equipment; purchase and place of purchase of do-it-yourself materials; considerations determining purchase; expenditures for do-it-yourself materials; purchase of wood for household and use of the wood. Demography: age; sex; marital status; family composition; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; school education; occupational position; employment; company size; income; household income; size of household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; housing situation; personal unemployment; choice between employment and family (only women); number of persons in the household with their own income; money freely available monthly (classified); questions on financial situation and spending habits; weekday of interview. Also encoded was: date of interview; sex of interviewer; city size; city code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampling
Age: 15 years old and older
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1820
    Number of Variables: 441
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1380 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 76 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Freizeitwirtschaft, München (1985): Do-it-yourself-Studie. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1380