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Leisure Time and Media Usage 1990

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
Description
  • Abstract

    Goals in life, future expectations, leisure behavior and media usage of young people under changed social conditions in the GDR. Topics: Average extent of leisure time on working days and evaluation of it; change in information conduct; decision in buying a newspaper dependent on changed prices and selection; interest in leisure activities (scale); opportunities to use electronic equipment for media usage (scale); number of television stations received and daily newspapers and magazines available; weekly time expenditure for use of electronic and print media; electronic and print media used yesterday and duration of media usage (scale); frequency of reading selected newspapers and magazines of GDR and FRG; reading "Junge Welt" {young world} in the new appearance; evaluation of the new layout, style, topics (scale); evaluation of individual categories of the newspaper (scale); evaluation of the new price; frequency of reading various magazines in the last few weeks (scale); frequency of use of radio and television stations of the GDR and other countries (scale); preferred radio programs; possibilities of reception and use of "Jugendradio DT 64"; frequency of listening to various programs of "Jugendradio DT 64" (scale); interest in various television programs (scale); frequency of watching various television programs (scale); frequency of watching various youth and music programs of GDR television (scale); start of regularly watching television; making a selection of television programs in advance by means of the program magazines or previews; sticking with this selection; channel jumping before program decision; intensity of conversations in circle of friends and acquaintances about personal and social events and media broadcasts (scale); goals in life (scale); personal view of the future; representation of interests by which party; trust in the new government of the GDR; personal identity (scale); interest in political events in the GDR, the FRG, the world; sources of information used for brief or detailed political information; frequency of use of radio and television of GDR and FRG including West Berlin for political information (scale); frequency of use of print media of GDR and FRG for political information; experienced lack of information on political topics; membership in youth organizations; qualification of parents; achievement status with school degree.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Spring 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: districts Berlin, Leipzig, Halle, Cottbus.
Sampled Universe
Sample of schoolchildren and apprentices.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 824
    Number of Variables: 240
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6032 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1990): Freizeit und Mediennutzung 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6032