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Attitude Study about Present International and National Questions

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to current national and international questions. Topics: most important national problem; most important international problem; countries in conflict with the FRG; major problems and differences between FRG and USA; major problems between FRG and other countries; opinion on France, Great Britain, USA, USSR, Red China; reasons for negative and positive attitude to countries USA, USSR and China; trust in USA and USSR in treatment of world problems; reasons for little trust in USA and USSR; effort of USA and USSR for world peace; relationship of USA to USSR; strongest current nuclear power; strongest nuclear power in 5 years; desired strongest nuclear power; reasons for desire for balanced nuclear potential between USA and USSR; knowledge about the SALT negotiations; countries participating in the SALT negotiations; purpose and chances for success of the SALT negotiations; beneficiary of a treaty between USA and USSR; relying on USA in negotiations; security conference; threat to national security of Germany; support for FRG in the case of conflict; knowledge of international organizations; purpose of NATO; membership in NATO; reasons for desired membership; trust in defense ability of NATO; stationing troops in Western Europe; reduction of US troop strength in Europe; necessity of USA for security of Western Europe; defense budget of FRG; navy forces in the Mediterranean; strongest naval power in the Mediterranean; relationship of Israel and Arab nations; support of FRG for Israel; significance of result of the Middle East Conflict for FRG; peace process in the Middle East; European unification process; powers of a European Government; attitude of the USA to European integration; solving the problem of environmental pollution by international organizations; economic aid for other countries. Demography: age; marital status; education; occupation; income; religious denomination; church attendance; sex; city size; state. Also encoded was: length of interview; number of contact attempts; presence of others during interview; willingness to cooperate; difficulty; end time; date of interview; interviewer number.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-07 / 1971-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Population in West Germany over 18 years old (without West Berlin)
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: 1. random selection (CADT Master Sample) (N=1211), 2. quota sample (better educated; at least high school graduation) (N=95)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1306
    Number of Variables: 488
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3342 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Attitude Study about Present International and National Questions. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3342