Media Exposure and Attitudes of East Germans (July - September 1957/II, Form A)

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
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Media usage and attitudes of East Germans. Topics: frequency of trips in the west; use of western media as source of information; opinion on some countries (England, France, Italy, USSR, USA); block affiliation of West Germany; knowledge about NATO; purpose of NATO; membership of West Germany in NATO; assessment of American peace policies; disarmament efforts of America and Russia; assessment of Russian peace policies. Demography: occupation; family income; age; school education; state; city size; sex. Also encoded was: place of interview; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1957-07 / 1957-09
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Visitors from the east zone at the ´Interbau´ in West Berlin
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 801
    Number of Variables: 45
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3318 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22