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Attitude to Alcohol (1973)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Demoskopie, Allensbach
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Demoskopie, Allensbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
  • Abstract

    Attitude of the German population to use of alcohol and judgement on dangers of alcohol. Topics: satisfaction of the German population with the year just ended and hopes for the coming year; most important personal concerns; frequency of use of alcohol; assessment of personal use of alcohol in comparison to others; attitude to use of alcohol by children; legalized reasons for alcohol excess; reasons for personal use of alcohol; assessment of the development of use of alcohol given significant increase in price of alcoholic drinks; evaluation of use of alcohol in the FRG; attitude to excessive alcohol use with troubles; knowledge of alcoholics; characterization of those addicted to alcohol; stereotype idea of population classes susceptible to exaggerated alcohol use; attitude to television habits of young people. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; ages of children (classified); religious denomination; religiousness; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupation; employment; area of business of company; company size; income; household size; respondent is head of household; party preference (Sunday question); voting behavior at the last federal parliament election; state; refugee status; union membership. Interviewer rating: city size; social class of respondent; posture; movement; look and facial expression of respondent; qualitative assessment of length of interview; weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973-11 / 1973-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Adult population 16 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample Quota allocation according to sex, age, employment, occupation groups, size of place of residence and regional distribution.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2040
    Number of Variables: 107
The current data set is both part of an omnibus survey and part of a trend survey. A split questionnaire was used. On the question of the attitude to use of alcohol by young people with part of the respondents a list question was posed and the other part of the respondents was presented a page of pictures (see also ZA Study No. 1089).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1088 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.1088
  • Institut für Demoskopie (Hrsg.): Die Einstellung zum Alkohol: Trinkgewohnheiten der Bevölkerung und Einschätzung der Alkoholgefährdung. Allensbach: Forschungsbericht 1974.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 14 | Registration Date: 2015-09-17

Institut für Demoskopie, Allensbach (2015): Einstellung zum Alkohol (1973). Version: 1.1.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.