Partners II 1979/80

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig AG "Medizinische und Pädagogische Probleme der Sexualität", Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig
  • AG "Medizinische und Pädagogische Probleme der Sexualität", Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • AG ´Medizinische und Pädagogische Probleme der Sexualität´,Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig AG "Medizinische und Paedagogische Probleme der Sexualitaet", Karl-Marx-Universitaet, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Family life and marriage
  • Abstract

    Growth and development of partner relations and sexual behavior of young people. Topics: Workers, apprentices and students: opinion on the great love; current relationship; life values; partner mobility; asexuality, reasons for rejecting sexual intercourse; attitude to and use of contraceptives; age at first menstruation, orgasm and ejaculation; manner of first orgasm; age at first heterosexual or homosexual intimate contact; age at first masturbation, cohabitation; different sexual experiences; reading sexual reference works; first sexual intercourse: age of partner, precoital contacts, further sexual intercourse with this partner, partner status, reflexion of first sexual intercourse; satisfaction with social and occupational conditions; world view; attitude to the SED, the GDR; social, occupational, leisure time and sexual activities; self-image; personal well-being; value of personal sexual effect on others; value of one's own work achievement; work in shift work; living together with partner; value of marriage/partnership; social and territorial origins; siblings; parental home; qualification of parents; sexual education in one's family; relation with current partner: age, qualification, sex of partner; expectations of a happy partnership; conduct of the partners with each other (partner image versus self-image); frequency of sexual intercourse in a month; sexual stimuli; acceptance of behavior of the partners with each other during intimate togetherness; number of partners in sexual intercourse up to now, partner with sexual stimulation without sexual intercourse, homosexual sexual partner; orientations of sexual relations; conditions of the most recent sexual intercourse: time of day, undisturbed, initiative, positions during sexual intercourse, experiencing orgasm, duration of coitus, reflexion of last sexual intercourse; experiences and attitudes to various positions during sexual intercourse; preferred position during sexual intercourse; frequency of coitus in a month; sexual disturbances during sexual intercourse; income; functions; qualification; school degree; naming unreasonable or offensive questions of the questionnaire. Apprentices: Anticonception during first sexual intercourse; satisfaction with choice of occupation, attitude to learning; activity in the youth club; attitude to low marriage age, early desire for children; ideal number of children; marital status of parents, number of siblings; knowledge of parents of sexual relation; membership and functions in the FDJ. Students: Attitude to homosexuality; abortions conducted; satisfaction with time budget for different areas of life; Marxist-Leninist world view, attitude to socialism, the Soviet Union; introversion or extroversion; attitude to college, subject, science; college achievement; attitude to ideal marriage age, personal desire for children; quality of partner relation, communication contents; identification with one's own sex; direction of sexual activities and phantasies; difficulties due to homosexual inclinations; qualification, management function of father or mother; activity before college; final grade at high school graduation.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979 / 1980
    Autumn 1979 to Autumn 1980
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Young workers, apprentices and students.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 5448
    Number of Variables: 376
Comparable complexes of indicators are the base for the Partner Study I, ZA Study Nos. 6143 and 6144, and Partner Study III. 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. Further investigations among male and female prisoners are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6200 and 6201.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6145 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Starke, K.: Junge Partner II: Einige ausgewählte Ergebnisse. Zwischenbericht. Leipzig 1981. ZIJ: F 81/32.
  • Starke, K.: Sexualverhalten Jugendlicher. In: Informationen des Wissenschaftlichen Rates "Die Frau in der sozialistischen Gesellschaft". Berlin (1982)6.
  • Starke, K.; Friedrich, W.: Liebe und Sexualität bis 30. Berlin 1984.
  • Forschungsstelle Partner- und Sexualforschung der Gesellschaft für Sexualwissenschaft (Hrsg.): Sexualität und Partnerschaft der 16- bis 18jährigen Ostdeutschen im Vergleich 1980 - 1990. Teil 1: Bericht. Leipzig 1992.
  • Forschungsstelle Partner- und Sexualforschung der Gesellschaft für Sexualforschung (Hrsg.): Sexualität und Partnerschaft der 16- bis 18jährigen Ostdeutschen im Vergleich 1980 - 1990. Teil 2: Tabellenband. Leipzig 1992.

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