Interval Study Capabilities: Older Cohort 1985-1995, 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:
    • Employment
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Mass media
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
adolescent; learning success; life planning; leisure time behavior; media consumption; occupational choice; vocational education; Learning motivation
  • Abstract

    Development of mental capabilities in older school age depending on school requirements, family conditions and leisure activity fields. Topics: Goals in life; political attitude; moral orientations on work, partnership, leisure time and life in general; self-image of personal capabilities; interest in individual school subjects; evaluation of one's own capabilities and achievement status; achievement effort; learning motives; social relations; evaluation of personal strengths; participation in support measures; success achieved; activity outside of instruction; occupation concepts; evaluation of personal prerequisites for desired occupation; motives for desired occupation; knowledge and extent to which informed about occupation; planned path of education; problems and help in choice of occupation; applications; expectations in youth; intents for structuring of personal life; action orientations; extent of leisure time and leisure interests; media usage and expectations of them; communication with others about media topics; possession of modern home electronics; attending cultural facilities; active and passive cultural interests; leisure sport; preferred genres in music, literature and film; leisure group; leisure activities with parents; family relations; family climate; acceptance of parental advice; parental acceptance of personal conduct; child-raising style of parents; living conditions; physical and psychological condition; psychosomatic characteristics; conduct particularities; use of semi-luxury foods, tobacco and alcohol; school achievements; test values in intelligence and achievement tests.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Spring 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Older Cohort´. Schoolchildren 16 years old.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample of region and school, cluster sample of classes in the 10th grade
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1009
    Number of Variables: 638
The first to fourth wave of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Older cohort" are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6122 to 6125, the sixth wave under ZA Study No. 6127. The Interval Study was continued after 1990 in the project "Access to Occupation and Course of Occupation Biographies of Young People in the East of Germany". These waves have ZA Study Nos. 6184 to 6186. Furthermore the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capability - Older Cohort" was conducted in parallel in a younger cohort (ZA Study Nos. 6117 to 6121 and 6180 to 6183).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6126 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22