Young People and Sport 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Leisure
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Health
  • Abstract

    Development conditions of mass sport, sport-related moral orientations and athletic activities in the context of occupation and studies. Supplemental form on condition of health and habits. Topics: Goals in life (scale); participation in social activities such as MMM and innovator movement, further education, FDJ work (scale); interest in leisure activities (scale); conducting sport in leisure time; frequency of conducting organized or non-organized sport and weekly time expended for this; desire to conduct organized sport; intensity of conducting sport; reasons for or against conducting sport (scale); conducting "modern" types of sport (scale); types of sport desired and actually conducted (scale); frequency of participation in athletic events (scale); acquisition of the sports certificate; increase in pleasure in sport through this or reasons against it; participation in sport competitions (scale); attitude to sport (scale); effects of international successes of the GDR in competetive sport on mass sport; preferred group of persons for athletic activity; achievements in school sport; solidarity with the GDR; evaluation of the connection between socialism and peace; attitude to socialism; solidarity with the Soviet Union; military service performed and preparation for this; character of partnership; residential status; social origins; athletic activity of parents; membership in SED and social organizations; SPS: opportunities and support measures to conduct sport at college or university; athletic activities in seminar group; participation in the VIII. Gymnastics and Sport Festival in Leipzig; supporting conditions for regularly conducting sport (scale); evaluation of quality of sport training in school or college; self-assessment as soccer fan; member of a fan club; preferred soccer team of the GDR or foreign countries; GDR top league team with greatest or least sympathy; reasons for antipathy for GDR top league team; duration of training at a training center during time in school; frequency of participation in forms of children and youth spartakiads; opportunities to use types of sport and sport facilities at place of residence or residential area (scale); desired sport facilities and sport establishments (scale); desired world athlete of the year 1986; possession of sport outfits and equipment (scale); ideas to improve sport outfits and sport equipment; participation in forms of scientific-productive activity (scale); study demands experienced; satisfaction with study conditions (scale); participation in and valuation of obligatory sport training; identity of city of study and place of residence; SPB-A/SPB-B: company opportunities and support measures to conduct sport; athletic activities in collective; occupation demands experienced; occupation characteristics (scale); work with modern technology; full or part-time employment; work in shift work; time needed for the route to work; excessive demands or over-qualification in work activity; satisfaction with working conditions (scale); visit to a youth club and athletic opportunities there; participation in paramilitary sport of GST and in which type of sports; Supplemental form health: evaluation of one's state of health; frequency of complaints (scale); missing work due to health in the past year; height, weight; evaluation of weight; reasons for and activities on weight control; primary meal in community meal service and satisfaction with this; eating habits; number of daily meals; nutrition according to dietetic principles; judgement on knowledge about healthful nutrition; frequency of smoking; start of use of nicotine; frequency of attempts to quit smoking; daily cigarette use; evaluation of harmful effects of smoking on health; frequency of alcohol use; average weekly alcohol use (scale); reasons for regularly drinking alcoholic beverages; frequency of use of alcohol during working hours; acquaintance with young people who use intoxicants; personal use of stimulants; sleep habits; burdens from problems in social relations (scale); thoughts of suicide; frequency of use of medication (scale); ways to obtain sleeping pills and tranquilizers; evaluation of dangerous effects on health of extended use of medications; interest in topics on a healthful way of life (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-06 / 1987-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Young people between 16 and 35 years: apprentices and young working people from industry and agriculture, students of various courses of study.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2606
    Number of Variables: 371
Questionnaire with constant part for all groups and variable parts for students and workers. Supplemental form "health".
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6096 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Roski, G.: Zur Entwicklung sportbezogener Wertorientierungen und Interessen sowie der sportlichen Tätigkeit bei Lehrlingen, Arbeitern und Studenten zwischen 1969 und 1987. Trendanalyse. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/50.
  • Stiehler, H.-J.: Neuere Ergebnisse zum Verhältnis Jugendlicher zum Fußball (Fanverhalten). Expertise zur Untersuchung "Sport`87". Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/61.
  • Roski, G.: Körperkultur und Sport - fester Bestandteil der sozialistischen Lebensweise der Jugend der DDR. Forschungsbericht. Leipzig 1987. ZIJ: F 87/48.
  • Roski, G.: Zum Einfluß territorialer Bedingungen auf die sportliche Tätigkeit. Teilbericht. Leipzig 1988. ZIJ: F 88/24.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22