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Attitude to Computers 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • IBM Deutschland, München
Publication Date
  • SAMPLE INSTITUT, Moelln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Technology, Energy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Information technology
  • Abstract

    Attitude to the computer and its use. Topics: Assumed general attitude of people to computers; attitudes to the advantages and dangers in use of computers in daily life, professional life as well as in economics and politics (scale); data protection questions; interest in computers and in information about computers; personal experiences with computers and information about, whether these experiences were in leisure time, at work or in training; assessment of personal practical experience with computers; preference for work with or without computers.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl.West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Research area: FRG incl. West Berlin.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2082
    Number of Variables: 58
The archived data set is part of a trend survey archived under ZA Study Nos. 2405 to 2412. Comparable question formulations were used.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2409 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

IBM Deutschland, München (1993): Einstellung zu Computern 1989. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.