Attitudes to Security Policy in the Federal Republic (March 1980)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • USIA, Washington
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Armed Forces, Defense, Military Affairs
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Judgement on questions of security policy. Topics: most important problems in the Federal Republic; most powerful country in the world currently and in future; preferred security policy for the Federal Republic; tasks of NATO; attitude to an increase in defense expenditures even at reduction of social services; trust in the defense preparedness of the USA; judgement on the military strength of NATO and the Warsaw Pact; knowledge as well as judgement on the invasion of the Soviet troops in Afghanistan and preferred reaction of the Federal Government; probability of a military conflict due to the development in Afghanistan. Also encoded was: date of interview and weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1001
    Number of Variables: 38
The study is part of an omnibus survey. The ZA Study Nos. 1797 to 1799 were commissioned by the same client. In content they relate to older USIA studies.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1796 (Type: ZA-No.)

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