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Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities 1986-1995, 5th Wave 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Mass media
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
child; leisure time behavior; life planning; music lessons; social relations; academic achievement; personality traits; parent-child relationship
  • Abstract

    Influence of leisure time and school interests of schoolchildren on development of mental capabilities. Topics: Goals in life; moral orientations; view of future; extent of leisure time; leisure contents and activities; use of home electronics; possession of different media; preferred music, reading material, films and broadcasts; preferred games; wishes for school; attitudes to school requirements, participation in achievement comparisons and support measures; assessment of personal talent; effort for school tasks; changes in school in the last six months; learning one or more music instruments; school achievements; test results on concentration ability, attentiveness, verbal agility.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Autumn 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Younger Cohort´. Schoolchildren
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample of region and school, cluster sample of classes in the 7th grade
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1354
    Number of Variables: 147
The first to fourth wave of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6117 to 6120. The Interval Study was continued after 1990 in the eastern states in the project "Risk Situations and Risk Behavior of Young People". The waves have ZA Study Nos. 6180 to 6183. Furthermore the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Younger Cohort" was conducted in parallel in an older cohort (ZA Study Nos. 6122 to 6127 and 6184 to 6186).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6121 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (1990): Schülerintervallstudie Fähigkeiten 1986-1995 5. Welle 1990. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.