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World Survey 5-C (Post-USSR-Visit Study)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes to current national and international questions. Topics: trust in USSR and USA; conduct of USSR and conduct of USA in international affairs; efforts of USSR and USA for world peace; strongest nation; strongest nuclear power; stationing of American troops in Europe; defense expenditures of FRG; attitude to disarmament; knowledge about the meeting of Nixon and the USSR leadership; outcome of the meeting in view of a reduction of tension in the world situation; assessment of a possible agreement with the USSR; success of USSR at this meeting; success of USA at this meeting; effect of the results on West Germany; positive or negative consequences of the meeting; agreement about arms limitations; trust in USA in view of fundamental interests of Germany; trust in problem solving ability of the USA with social and economic problems. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; education; occupation; income; sex; size of place of residence; state. Also encoded was: length of interview; number of contact attempts; presence of other persons; willingness to cooperate; difficulty of interview; date of interview; weighting.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-06 / 1972-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Population over 18 years old.
Sampling
3-stage random selection.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1126
    Number of Variables: 242
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3345 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): World Survey 5-C (Post-USSR-Visit Study). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3345