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Drug Affinity of Young People in the Federal Republic of Germany 1993/1994

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Jugendforschung (IJF), Muenchen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of young people between the ages of 12 to 25 years on use of drugs: motives, situative conditions, influence factors. Topics: 1. general: contentment with life; frequency of selected leisure activities; length of daily use of television, radio and newspaper or reading magazines; estimated model character of various persons, organizations and media; self-assessment of health; attitude to healthful dealing with one's own body (scale); satisfaction with personal leisure time; presence one's own person to confide in; number of good friends and close acquaintances. 2. alcohol: frequency of consumption of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages; type and amount of consumption of alcoholic beverages on a weekday and weekend; places of use of alcohol; partner in use of alcohol; estimated social effects of alcohol; frequency of alcohol intoxication; age and type of situation at first alcohol intoxication. 3. nicotine: age at starting smoking; self-assessment as heavy smoker, occasional smoker or non-smoker; for persons who no longer smoke: time of quitting smoking; average use of cigarettes per day; assessment of the difficulty of giving up smoking; reasons for not smoking and for smoking (scales); type of products containing tobacco used; preferred brand of cigarettes; places of noticing references to jeopardy to health from smoking; personal attitude to jeopardy to health from smoking (scale); assumed attitude of friends to resuming or giving up smoking; assessment of personal future smoking habits. 4. Illegal drugs: familiarity and attitude to possibly trying selected illegal and legal drugs; assessment of number of friends and acquaintances who take legal and illegal drugs; drugs already consumed; type of drugs consumed; age at use of drugs; frequency of use of drugs from the first time until the time of interview; place of first use of drugs and persons involved; time of last use; frequency of use of drugs in the last 12 months; attitudes to use of drugs (scale); drugs currently consumed; reasons for breaking off use of drugs; conduct at first drug offer, reasons for rejection and influence of friends in rejection of drug offer; estimated extent to which informed about effects of use of drugs; interest in the topic "drugs and addiction"; assessment of the role of others of the same age in drug prevention; frequency of conversations about drugs and addiction; estimated personal persuasion ability on the topic of drugs; commitment for foregoing drugs by friends; familiarity of legal status and expected legal consequences of public use of hashish and marijuana; assessment of physical and psychological dangers of hard and soft drugs; frequency of selected health complaints and use of medication to eliminate these complaints; frequency of use of stimulants and tranquilizers. Only with persons not using any drugs: assessment of personal desire to try drugs; assumed reasons for use of drugs by others; type of drugs already offered; age at offer; place and persons involved in offer. Demography: age; sex; marital status; school education; education; occupation; income; primarily material foundation of life; number of persons in household; number of persons 12 to 25 years old in household; school degree, education and occupation of parents; housing situation; possession of a telephone; religious denomination; nationality; state; city size; possession of drivers license; vehicle. Also encoded were: communicative availability of respondent (for possible planning and structuring of prevention measures); day of interview; age and sex of interviewer; place of interview; interviewer number.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993 / 1994
    End of 1993 to start of 1994
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampling
In the old states 2000 persons were interviewed and in the new states 1000 persons
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3046
    Number of Variables: 472
Note
A study on development of drug affinity of young people from 1989 is archived under the ZA Study No 1878.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3201 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • BZgA (Type: FDZ)
  • BZgA (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung: Die Drogenaffinität Jugendlicher in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Wiederholungsbefragung 1993/1994. Köln 1994.

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

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln (2000): Die Drogenaffinität Jugendlicher in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1993/1994. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3201