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Mass-Media and Voters (Pre-Election Study 1994)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin)
  • Erbring, Lutz (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Stöss, Richard (Freie Universität Berlin)
Publication Date
1996
Contributor
  • FORSA, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Media usage and voting decision. Topics: Most interesting topics in the media; prediction of general economic development and personal living conditions; most important political problems; currently most able party; preference for chancellor; behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election 1990 and party preference (Sunday question, first vote, second vote); reasons for vote splitting; preference for absentee ballot; most sympathetic party; coalition preference; habitual election inclination; assessment of the problem-solving ability of the established parties; media usage with daily newspapers and television; self-assessment of interest in politics; postmaterialism; self-assessment on a left-right continuum; good and bad sides of the SPD, the CSU and the FDP, the Greens and the PDS; party membership; union membership; religiousness. Also encoded were: day of interview; interview week; municipality code; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1994-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
All German-speaking persons 14 years old and older living in private households with telephone
Sampling
Multi-stage random sample according to the RLD procedure. Sample of target persons according to the birthday method.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 4151
    Number of Variables: 124
Note
The study is part of an omnibus survey. Besides this data set, conducted only a few days before the Federal Parliament election 1994, there is a data set covering daily surveys in the time interval January to December 1994. This data set is archived under ZA Study No. 2799.
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2801 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Stöss, Richard: Stabilität im Umbruch: Wahlbeständigkeit und Parteienwettbewerb im "Superwahljahr" 1994. Opladen: Westdeutscher Verlag 1994.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Erbring, Lutz; Stöss, Richard (1996): Massenmedien und Wähler (Vorwahlstudie 1994). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2801