Partners III - Employed 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig Arbeitsgruppe Sexualität, Universitäts - Frauenklinik Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig Arbeitsgruppe Sexualitaet, Universitaets - Frauenklinik Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Family life and marriage
  • Abstract

    Growth and development of partner relations of young workers, their attitudes to love and sexuality. Habitual and current sexual behavior in the age of AIDS. Topics: Belief in the great love; moral orientations on structuring life; world view; personal activities in different areas of life; occupational achievements, recognition by colleagues, male and female; psychological and physical stress from occupational demands; identification with work; effect of partnership and children on occupational achievement; integration, well-being, satisfaction; use of semi-luxury foods, tobacco and alcohol; reflexion on first steady friendship; socio-sexual precoital development, sexual maturity, first intimate contacts; first sexual intercourse, age of partner, initiative, coercion at first sexual intercourse, conditions, fears, contraceptives used; development of first orgasm; knowledge and attitude to contraception; experiences in partnership and love; sexual and partnership activities; concepts on partnership and structuring family life; psycho-sexual and partner-centered self-assessments; motives for basic rejection of sexual intercourse; current steady partner relation, length of partner relation, characteristic, tenderness and sexual agreement, consideration of separation; frequency of sexual intercourse and orgasms, pretended and multiple orgasm; sexual habits; feelings for current partner; orientation to both sexes, partner mobility; preferred positions in sexual intercourse; frequency of sexual intercourse in the last year and up to now; foreign partners in sexual intercourse; most recent sexual intercourse and intimate togetherness; partner of most recent sexual intercourse also steady partner; sexual stimuli; sexual phantasies, experiences, affairs, homosexual or heterosexual desires, acceptance of sexual practices; autoeroticism; experiencing sexual pleasure; surrounding conditions during sexual activities; psychological effects of sexual contacts; attitude to homosexuality; homosexual contacts; sexual orientation; mutual masturbation; age at first masturbation; masturbation, attitude to it, frequency also in partner relation; sexual disturbances; attitude to partnership and sexual violence, rape; insecurity from AIDS and venereal diseases; communication on the topic of AIDS; origin and development conditions; siblings; personal room in parental home; philosophy of child-raising; age, qualification of parents; relationship with parents regarding sexual questions, nakedness in parental home, model of parental partnership, family climate; personal occupational qualification; monthly income; housing conditions, form of housing; current pregnancy; abortion conducted; desire for children; one's own children; age at birth of first child; length of marriage or living together.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-04-01 / 1990-06-30
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Workers up to 44 years.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 876
    Number of Variables: 319
The study Partners III is an investigation of three sub-populations: apprentices, ZA Study No. 6146; young workers, ZA Study No. 6142 and students, ZA Study No. 6147. A further supplemental study was conducted among students of various Republics of the Soviet Union, ZA Study No. 6141. Comparable complexes of indicators are the base of the partner study II, ZA Study No. 6145, and partner study I, ZA Study Nos. 6143 and 6144. Further investigation amont male and female prisoners are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6200 and 6201.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6142 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Starke, K.; Weller, K.: PARTNER III - Sexualität und Partnerschaft der Ostdeutschen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von AIDS. Forschungsbericht und Tabellenband. Leipzig 1991.
  • Starke, K.; Weller, K.: Partnerschaft und Sexualität. In: Kinder und Jugendliche aus der DDR. Jugendhilfe in den neuen Bundesländern. Berlin 1991.
  • Starke, K.: PARTNER III - Gewalt. Gewalt in der Partnerbeziehung. Sexueller Zwang und sexuelle Gewalt. Gewalt gegen Mädchen und Frauen. Tabellen und Kommentar. Leipzig 1992.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22