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Interval study Twins 1st wave 1979-1982

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
    • Children
    • Housing
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
twin studies; family; housing conditions; parent-child relationship; education; personality traits; health status; school
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979-05 / 1982-06
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Measurements and tests
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 341
    Number of Variables: 607
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6204 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Friedrich, Walter: Zwillingsstudien am ZIJ. In: Friedrich, Walter; Förster, Peter; Starke, Kurt (Hrsg.): Das Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung Leipzig 1966-1990: Geschichte Methoden Erkenntnisse. Berlin: edition ost 1999

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

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig (2008): Zwillings-Intervallstudie 1. Welle 1979-1982. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.