Youth Media Study 1985

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Lukesch, Helmut (Institut für Psychologie, Universität Regensburg)
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Psychologie, Universitaet Regensburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Mass media
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Television habits, use of video, going to the movies and leisure activities of schoolchildren in south-east Bavaria. Topics: possession, availability or desire for equipment of entertainment electronics; possession of books; library use; magazines in the household; time expended on weekdays or on weekends listening to music, watching television or video, reading books and magazines, picture magazines or youth magazines; time of getting up; time of going to bed; frequency of going to the movies; person accompanying and reasons for selection of the film; judgement on films; preferred type of film; conversations about movie films and conversation partner; interest in making a film oneself; watching television and partner when watching television; television as favorite leisure activity; criteria for choice of television station; attitude to television (scale); restrictions of watching television by parents; prohibition of television; writing of listener letters; preferred television broadcasts and television series; use of video; place and partner when watching video films; source and preferred video films; reasons for preference of video films; physical and psychological reactions of respondent to the appearance of video films; exchange of video cassettes with classmates and friends; conversations and conversation spartner about video films; preferred radio boradcasts and musical styles; favorite singer and favorite music group; video games and frequency of use; preferred video games and place of play; number of video game cassettes; money spent on public video game machines; attitude to playing video games and membership in a video fan club; interest in learning a programming language to develop one´s own video games; preferred leisure activities. In special supplementary surveys personality traits were recorded. At random the respondents were assigned to a sub-sample and further interviewed by means of tests and self-evaluation procedures: a. conspicuous behavior and psychosomatic disturbances, b. self concept, c. moral verdict, and d. aggressiveness.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985-03 / 1985-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Bavaria (DE-BY)
    south-east Bavaria
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren between the ages of 13 to 16 years.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 4089
    Number of Variables: 908
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1746 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Lukesch, Helmut; Kischkel, Karl-Heinz; Amann, Anne; Birner, Sieglinde; Hirte, Mechthild; Kern, Rainer; Moosburger, Renate; Müller, Luise; Schuberts, Bärbel; Schuller, Hans: Jugendmedienstudie: Verbreitung, Nutzung und ausgewählte Wirkungen von Massenmedien bei Kindern und Jugendlichen. Regensburg: Roderer 1989 (Medienforschung, Bd. 1)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22