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Biographies of Women: Retrospective Survey on Family and Employment Biographies of 35 to 60 Year-Old Women

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Hullen, Gerd (Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung (BIB), Wiesbaden)
Publication Date
1995
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgements and information on the course of employment and family biographies. Topics: Living together with a partner; length of living together; marriage date; assistance for close persons; residential status; employment biography; description and evaluation of employment sequences; reasons for change of occupation; most important reasons for part-time employment and lack of employment; preferred opportunities of compatibility between employment and family; satisfaction with course of life up to now; desired changes in one´s own employment biography und that of partner; number of children and detailed information on individual children; desired number of children; desired number of children in the individual phases of life; number of children realized and reasons for changes in the desire for children; description of the situation regarding housing, partner and education when the respondent was 16 years old; description of change of family and partner situation in successive sequences; separations; income situation and satisfaction with family income; information on events in one´s life with particular significance; type of building; city size. Also encoded was: ZIP (postal) code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-04 / 1987-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German women born from 1927 to 1951
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample according to a Random-Route procedure
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2991
    Number of Variables: 296
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2654 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Hullen, Gerd: Frauenbiographien: Ergebnisse einer retrospektiven Befragung zu Familien- und Erwerbsbiographien 35- bis 60jähriger Frauen. Wiesbaden: Bundesinstitut für Bevölkerungsforschung, 1995. (Materialien zur Bevölkerungswissenschaft, Heft 83)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Hullen, Gerd (1995): Frauenbiographien: Retrospektive Befragung zu Familien- und Erwerbsbiographien 35- bis 60jähriger Frauen. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2654