Young People in Clubs: Careers, Action, Help in Life (DLRG Youth Study)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DLRG-Jugend, Essen
Publication Date
  • GFM-GETAS, Hamburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Young people in clubs: motives and participation in club life. Knowledge about the DLRG. Topics: leisure budget on weekdays and weekends; most important leisure partners on weekdays and weekends; detailed information on earlier and current memberships in clubs and extent of participation in club events; social orientation pattern, willingness to adapt, personal responsibility, self-assertion and orientation in the future (scale); group affiliation and clique affiliation; person to confide in; membership of this confidant in a club in which the respondent is himself; judgement on the strictness of one´s own upbringing; duration of membership in individual clubs; membership reasons; family members or friends as club members and their sex; best friends as members in a club and meeting these friends through the club; functions exercised in the club; time budget expended for the club or association; most important advantages and disadvantages of club life; judgement on the relations between generations in the club; regularity of participation in club events and selected leisure activities; participation in delegate meetings and committee meetings at the local, state and federal level; club size at local level; relationship with local group of the club and significance of this club for respondent (scale); the significance of club life for respondent (scale); learning independence through club membership; attitude to marriage, partnership and sex rolls (scale as form to be filled out); fidelity in partnership and contraception as task of the woman; orientation in the future (scale); independence (scale). Knowledge about the German Life-Saving Society (DLRG); source of information about the DLRG; knowledge about the specific work of the DLRG; DLRG group at place of residence of respondent. Demography: employment; work satisfaction; party preference; assessment of the effectiveness of forms of political participation (scale); personal political participation; closeness or belonging to selected youth groups and cliques; sex; year of birth; month of birth; school degree or school degree sought; age at leaving school; vocational training; area of the occupational training; full-time employment; earlier employment; occupational position; marital status; existence of a partner; age of partner; personal children; religious affiliation; living with parents or residential status; available monthly income; position in sibling sequence; social origins: school degree of father and mother; occupation of father; employment of mother; occupation of mother; possession of a telephone. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons during the interview and their degree of relationship to respondent; intervention by others in the interview; willingness to cooperate and reliability of respondent; length of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1988-11 / 1988-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Young people between the ages of 13 to 25 years
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 604
    Number of Variables: 301
The study was conducted for the Federal Ministry for Family, Seniors, Women and Young People, Bonn.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2660 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Reichwein, Susanne; Freund, Thomas: Jugend im Verband: Karrieren, Action, Lebenshilfe: Herausgegeben von der Jugend der Deutschen Lebens-Rettungs-Gesellschaft. Opladen: Leske + Budrich 1992.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22