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Attitudes Toward RIAS (June 1954/II)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to the radio station RIAS. Topics: listening to the radio; listening to certain East German and West German stations; quality of reception of RIAS; language broadcast of the RIAS heard in spite of interferences; change of quality of reception of RIAS in recent time; preferred stations; listening to RIAS in the last 2 months before fleeing; listening to the radio on weekdays and weekends; listening to the radio RIAS. Demography: age; occupation; school education; sex; time of fleeing to West Berlin; state; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1954-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Refugees from the GDR.
Sampling Procedure Comment: No information on sample.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 343
    Number of Variables: 44
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3306 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Attitudes Toward RIAS (June 1954/II). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.