World Survey 5-A (Pre-China-Visit Study)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Conflict, security and peace
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to current national and international problems. Topics: effort for world peace; help for FRG in the case of conflict; greatest economic power; greatest military power; trust in USA, China and USSR in the treatment of world problems; agreement of fundamental interests of FRG and China, USA and USSR; threat to FRG from China; trip of US president Nixon in China (knowledge, opinion on it, expected results, effect on FRG); trip of US president Nixon in the USSR (knowledge; opinion on it, expected results, effect on FRG); interest of USA in European questions. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; education; occupation; income; sex; city size; state. Also encoded was: length of interview; number of visits; presence of others; willingness to cooperate; degree of difficulty; date of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Population in West Germany over 18 years old incl. West Berlin.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample (age; profession; education; size of place of residence; region).
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1045
    Number of Variables: 60
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3343 (Type: ZA-No.)

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