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Interval Study Risk 1986-1995 - Leipzig Schoolchildren Study, 9th wave 1995

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Deutsches Jugendinstitut München, Regionale Arbeitsstelle Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Deutsches Jugendinstitut Muenchen, Regionale Arbeitsstelle Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Vocational education
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Health
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
young adult; leisure time behavior; place of residence; social relations; health; social attitude; vocational education; school
  • Abstract

    Coping with development demands of adolescence, risk situations and risk behavior of young people in an Eastern German region. Topics: Goals in life (scale); moral orientations (scale); proving oneself in vocational training and high school; problems in transfer into vocational training and reasons for termination (scale); problems with transfer into current school instruction (scale); climate in class; participation in achievement courses; type, duration and direction of instruction; participation in supplementary instruction; evaluation of instruction (scale); motives for choice of occupation; satisfaction with selected areas of life (scale); family living conditions and relationship with parents; employment of parents; changes of situations in life experienced in the past year; reasons for migration (scale); bond to place of residence (scale); places of residence of family members; left-right classification; assessment of personal future chances; preferred conversation partner with problems (scale); national identity (scale); political attitude to socialism, national security, foreigners, fascism; personal psychological burden; deviant behavior (scale); support by persons in search for work (scale); feeling of threat (scale); frequency of trips to leisure facilities and leisure events (scale); comparison of leisure offering and expectations; leisure partner (scale); extent of media usage; membership and activity in leisure groups (scale); attitude to various groups of young people (scale); contact with sects; membership in youth organization; use of legal and illegal drugs (scale); condition of health and use of medications; partnership; attitudes to love and sexual conduct; desire for children; measures for pregnancy contraception; extent to which informed about AIDS; net income of household; current housing conditions.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-03 / 1995-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Leipzig (DE-SN-LEJ)
    Eastern Germany: Leipzig
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capability Development - Younger Cohort´ with additional enhancements from the rural area. Interviewed were trainees - 2nd year of instruction, high school students - 12th grades and young people without training position.
Probability: Multistage
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1457
    Number of Variables: 550
The study is part of the project "Chances and Risks of Becoming Adult" younger cohort. It is the 4th survey in the framework of the continuation of the "Schoolchildren Interval Study Capabilities - Younger Cohort" with main focus on "dealing of young people with the partially novel chances and risks in the context of changed social conditions". Further waves of the Interval Study are archived under ZA Study Nos. 6117 to 6121 or 6180 to 6182. 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
  • ZA6183 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Deutsches Jugendinstitut München, Regionale Arbeitsstelle Leipzig (1997): Intervallstudie Risiko 1986 - 1995 - Leipziger Schülerstudie 9. Welle 1995. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.