Social Structures and Political Attitudes in Schleswig-Holstein

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Berger, Manfred (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
  • Roth, Dieter (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
  • Schulte, Wolfgang (Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
  • Abstract

    Political attitudes as well as judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; most important political problems in Schleswig-Holstein; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure) at the state level; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament election; preference for prime minister; sympathy scale for state and federal politicians; preferred government coalition; attitude to an absolute majority for a party; assumed coalition behavior of the FDP; judgement on the general economic situation in Schleswig-Holstein in comparison to the rest of the Federal Republic; ability of a CDU or CDU/FDP or SPD-led state government to improve the economic situation; judgement on support of the top candidates of the SPD, CDU and FDP by their parties; preferred coalition partner of the FDP regarding achievement of political concepts of the FDP; self-assessment on a left-right continuum; assumed taking seats in the state parliament of the FDP and the Greens and attitude to this; significance of election results for the future of the state; assumed winner of the state parliament election; probability of an absolute majority for the SPD; attitude to termination of the discussion about the Barschel affair; city size. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school degree; vocational training; college degree; occupational position; employment; journeymen´s test; activity in the civil service; military rank; number of persons 18 years old and older in household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; union memberships in household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Schleswig-Holstein (DE-SH)
Sampled Universe
Persons eligible to vote in a state parliament election living in private households with a telephone
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1018
    Number of Variables: 66
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1699 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22