Polish National Election Study 1997 (PGSW)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Markowski, Radoslaw (Institute for political studies, Polish academy of sciences (ISP PAN), Warsaw, Poland)
Other Title
  • Polskie Generalne Studium Wyborcze 1997 (PGSW) (Original Title)
Publication Date
  • Public Opinion Research Center (Centrum Badania Opinii Spolecznej, CBOS), Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elections
    • Economic policy
  • Abstract

    Social and political awareness, political views and voting behavior. Topics: Political attitudes; election candidates; parliamentary elites; democracy; economic conditions; election campaigns; elections; European Union; government performance; labor (work); NATO; political change; political interest; political participation; political parties; voter attitudes; voting behavior; CSES module (Comparative Study of Electoral Systems). Demography: Age, gender; education; father’s education and profession; occupation; employment status; spouse’s occupation; income; household; marital status; residence; membership of political parties; religion; region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1997-09 / 1997-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Poland (PL)
Sampled Universe
The adult population 18+.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Three level sampling procedure: 1st - (so-called) statistical regions (Central Statistical Office), 2nd - residence addresses, 3rd - (in case of more than single-person household) selection of the respondent from multi-member household.
Collection Mode
  • Face to face interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2003
    Number of Variables: 356
The data set is also available at the Polish Social Data Archive (ADS), Warsaw (http://www.ads.org.pl/index.php?tresc=start.html). The 2000 and 2001 PGSW studies are archived under ZA-Study-Nos.: 4334 and 4335. Further information on PGSW study series can be found at http://www.isppan.waw.pl/pgsw. Further election studies of the project ´Founding Elections in Eastern Europe´ (H.-D. Klingemann, Science Center Berlin -WZB-; supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation) are archived under ZA-Study-Nos.: 2465 - 2469, 2485 - 2488, 2560 - 2562, 2811 - 2819, 2901 - 2912, 3175 - 3176 and 3631 - 3633. Comparable election studies from Eastern Europe are archived under ZA-Study-Nos.: 1944 - 1945, 3123 - 3126, 3215 - 3218, 3527 - 3530, 3631 - 3633, 3888 - 3893, 4053 - 4054, 4064 - 4065 and 4305 - 4329.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4333 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22