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Federal Survey 1978 (1st Wave, March 1978)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Politische Wissenschaft, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel
Publication Date
1985
Contributor
  • GETAS, Bremen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; most important political tasks in the Federal Republic and issue ability of the parties and politicians; judgement on economic situation of the country; party preference (ballot procedure); most important politicians in the CDU/CSU, FDP and SPD; self-classification and placing the parties on a left-right continuum; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election 1976; judgement on the new composition of the Federal Government; judgement on questions of securing of pensions and the draft law on the fight against terrorism; preferred form of forming a coalition in the Federal Government. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; income; household income; size of household; composition of household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination; party identification; self-assessment of social class; city size; state; union membership; party inclination; party identification; number of persons in household with their own income; possession of a telephone; car possession; possession of a weekend or vacation home; possession of swimming pool, sauna, sailboat, motorboot, mobile home or trailer; type, brand and year of manufacture of trailer; purchased new or used; possession of bank account as well as power of attorney for an account of another person; year of construction of residential building. Interviewer rating: date of interview and length of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1978-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 18 years old and older.
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1523
    Number of Variables: 226
Note
The data set was created as part of a trend survey summarized in a data set under ZA Study No. 1415.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1416 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

Institut für Politische Wissenschaft, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel (1985): Bundesumfrage 1978 (1. Welle, März 1978). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1416