Interval Study Capabilities and Courses of Occupation 1985-1995, 9th Wave 1995

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Deutschen Jugendinstitut München, Regionale Arbeitsstelle Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Deutschen Jugendinstitut Muenchen, Regionale Arbeitsstelle Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Health
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
    • Housing
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
young adult; life planning; relocation; social relations; parent-child relationship; health; political attitude; course of education; housing conditions; job history
  • Abstract

    Coping with development demands typical for the age, in particular the transfer into employment, risk situations and risk behavior of young people in an East German region. Topics: Frequency of trips to leisure events in the last 4 weeks (scale); frequency of leisure activities (scale); agreement between demand and leisure selection (scale); future concepts; satisfaction with various areas of life (scale); education status; relationship with parents; net income of household; moral orientations (scale); goals in life (scale); evaluation of residential region; consumer habits (scale); migration intent and migration goals; help by persons in change of place of residence (scale); significance of various information for change of place of residence (scale); reasons for remaining at place of residence (scale); place of residence of various family members (scale); conversation persons with personal problems (scale); leisure partner (scale); help in the search for work from various persons (scale); frequency of use of legal and illegal drugs in the last few months; partnership; condom use; number of children and desire for children; reasons for planned childlessness; condition of health; extent to which informed about AIDS; belonging to leisure groups; attitude to various youth groups; interest in politics; Sunday question; belief in God; right-left classification; thoughts of suicide; feeling of being threatened (scale); deviant behavior (scale); political attitude to socialism, state security, fascism; national identity (scale); start and end of training; branch of economy and type of training facility; degree sought; assessment of problems in studies (scale); places of residence of family members; grade average; asking too much in training; personal place of residence, length of residence and co-resident; current occupational situation; temporary employment; qualification level of activity and agreement with that of training; support in looking for work; job security; asking too much in employment (scale); willingness to compromise in order to obtain a job (scale); assessment of current social situation; receipt of support (scale); reasons for terminating school or occupational training (scale); place of application; consequences of unemployment (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1995-05
  • 1995-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
Sampled Universe
Panel of the Interval Study ´Capabilities - Older Cohort´. Interviewed were young workers or students on average 21 years old.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 697
    Number of Variables: 654
The study is part of the project "Chances and Risks of Becoming Adult" younger cohort. It is the 3rd survey in the framework of the continuation of the Interval Study "Capabilities - Older Cohort" in the Eastern States 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. 6122 to 6127 or 6184 and 6185. Furthermore the Interval Study "Capabilities - 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
  • ZA6186 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22