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Gambling Behaviour and Pathological Gambling in Germany 2013

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln
Publication Date
2017-06-30
Contributor
  • forsa. Gesellschaft für Sozialforschung und statistische Analysen, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
    • Medicine
    • Leisure
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Leisure, tourism and sport
    • General health
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Information and communication
Description
  • Abstract

    Gambling behavior. Perception of gambling advertising. Affinity to gambling. Perception, relevance and knowledge of problematic gambling and advice. Subjective stress. Pathological gambling. Perception of information and educational measures on gambling addiction. Topics: 1. gambling behaviour: General participation in parlour games for money in the circle of friends and in the last 12 months; frequency of participation in parlour games for money in the last 12 months; playing time in hours or minutes and expenditure in euros per day; type of parlour games (blackjack, poker, dice games, other games e.g. card games in general, board games in general, parlour games, dice games in general, backgammon, bingo, binoculars, canasta, rummy etc.); knowledge of an amusement arcade near the home; ever played for money in amusement arcades, restaurants or snack bars at slot machines; participation in the last 12 months and frequency of participation; playing time in hours or minutes and expenses in euro per day; venues (casinos, restaurants, snack bars, other such as casinos, ships, ferries); internet use; knowledge of an internet address for betting or wagering games; ever played wagering games on the internet; participation in the last 12 months and frequency of participation in wagering games on the internet; playing time in hours or minutes; participation in wagering games on the internet; minutes and expenses in euro per day; type of money bet games on the Internet (slot machines, roulette, blackjack, poker, other winning games); type of stake (money, play money, both); ever participated in quizzes on television; participation in quizzes in the last 12 months and frequency of participation; expenses (telephone charges) per day; general visit to a casino; ever played in a casino on slot machines; played in a casino on slot machines in the last 12 months and frequency of participation; time in hours or minutes and expenses in euro per day; any betting games ever played in a casino; participation in the last 12 months and frequency of participation in betting games in a casino; duration in hours or minutes and expenses in euro per day; type of betting games in a casino (roulette, blackjack, poker, other games); stock market activity ever risky in terms of quick wins; stock market activity risky in the last 12 months; sports betting: general participation in sports bets; general participation in oddset, Toto, live bets, horse bets and other sports bets; participation in the last 12 months and frequency of participation in the above sports bets; expenses in euro per match day; venues for Oddset, Toto, live bets, horse bets and other sports bets (via lottery or Toto acceptance points, internet, betting office, racecourse or other means); ever played lottery ´6 from 49´; participation in lottery ´6 from 49´ in the last 12 months and frequency of participation; expenses in euro per draw; venues for lottery ´6 from 49´ (via acceptance points, commercial providers such as Faber, Internet or other means); increased probability of participation at high lotto jackpot; increased stakes at high jackpot; lotto jackpot size in millions for greater motivation; increased stakes after jackpot hit; bingo ever played; participation in bingo in the last 12 months and frequency of participation; expenses in euro per day for bingo tickets; venues for bingo (via outlets, Internet or other means); ever played Keno and ´plus 5´; participation in Keno and ´plus 5´ in the last 12 months and frequency of participation; expenses in euro per draw; venues for Keno (via outlets, Internet or other means); lotteries: ever participated in lotteries in general; ever participated in class lotteries, television lotteries or other lotteries such as Glücksspirale; frequency of participation in the last 12 months; respective expenses in euro for tickets of these lotteries per month; venues (purchase of tickets) for these lotteries (via sales outlets, Internet, telephone, banks, savings banks, postal banks or other means); participation in an instant lottery (scratch tickets or tear-open tickets) in general and in the last 12 months; frequency of participation in the last 12 months and expenses in euro for scratch tickets or tear-open tickets; venues for instant lotteries (via acceptance points, Internet or other means). 2. General questions concerning gambling behaviour: initial gambling for money; age at first gambling for money; availability of EC card or credit card (own, EC card or credit card of partner or other person, none); use of EC card for gambling; availability of a cashless account (e.g. PayPal); use of this cashless account for gambling; personal reasons (motivation) for gambling (being together with other people, winning money, relaxation, frequent winning through personal expertise, coming to other thoughts, exciting, being undisturbed); balance of success or money loss; win or loss through gambling in the last 12 months in Euro (open and categorized). 3. Advertising: frequency of perception of gambling advertising in the last six months (sports broadcasts on television, radio, internet, direct mail, posters, advertisements in newspapers and magazines); remembered games of chance for which advertising has been conducted (open). 4. Affinity with gambling: Scale Gambling Attitudes and Beliefs (GABS): gambling makes alive, increasing probability of winning after longer losses, noticing a streak of luck, important to make a relaxed impression, important to feel safe, gamblers are more courageous and adventurous, knowing that you will be lucky, not really having lived without tension in betting or gambling experience, existence of game strategies that can help to win, important to stay calm when losing, increase stakes on lucky streak, be familiar with the game to win, some people can bring bad luck to others, success requires recognizing lucky streaks, hand turns after longer losses and luck returns). 5. Perception, relevance and knowledge of problematic gambling and advice: general assessment of personal burdens from betting or gambling with stakes; need for supervision and control of gambling by the state; opinion on a ban on betting and gambling on the Internet; knowledge of a ban on gambling for under-18s; opinion on a ban on gambling for under-18s; observation of under-18s gambling and type of gambling; question on identity card for participation in a game of chance (under 21 years); respondents under 18 years: Refusal to participate due to minor age; attempted participation in a game of chance; control of identity cards in the event of attempted participation in a game of chance; refusal to participate due to minor age; place of control of identity cards (lottery ticket office, gambling hall, restaurant or snack bar, casino, betting office, horse race track, bank, savings bank or post office); knowledge of an advice centre and an advice telephone number in the event of problems with betting or gambling; knowledge of people with gambling problems in the social environment and the number of people affected; respondents´ relationship to these people; advice given to help people with gambling problems; reception of information on problematic gambling in the media (television, radio, newspapers or magazines) in the last six months; targeted search for information on problematic gambling in the last six months; interest in gambling problems. 6. Subjective stress: personal stress caused by betting or gambling with money in the last 12 months; consultation due to personal gambling problems. 7. Pathological gambling via SOGS (South Oaks Gambling Screen): frequency of attempts to compensate game losses by replaying; frequency of claiming a game win although lost; assessment of one´s own gambling problems in the last 12 months and earlier; in each case in relation to the last 12 months: more played than intended; criticism of one´s own gambling behaviour by third parties; feelings of guilt during gambling; inability to stop gambling; signs of betting or gambling (e.g. a lottery ticket or a lottery receipt) hiding from third parties; a dispute arising from one´s own handling of money; one´s own gambling behaviour as a reason for the dispute over money; borrowed money not repaid due to gambling; absences to play; source of repayment of gambling debts (household money, spouse or life partner, other relatives, banks, credit cards, loan sharks, sale of shares, securities or other investments, sale of personal or family property or possessions, issue of uncovered cheques, credit with a bookmaker or a casino). 8. Perception of information and educational measures regarding gambling addiction: perception of information about the dangers of gambling (advertisements, posters, Internet, cinema, television, radio, brochures or flyers, lottery tickets, lottery ticket offices); perception of media or information material of the Federal Agency for Health Education (brochures, flyers, internet offers ´Check-dein-Spiel´ and ´Spielen mit Verantwortung´, telephone advice on gambling addiction, no perception of media of the Federal Agency for Health Education); self-assessment of being informed about the dangers of gambling; the public should be better informed about the dangers of gambling. Demography: sex; age; country of birth; nationality; country of birth and nationality of mother and father (migration background); mother tongue German; self-assessment of German language skills if German is not mother tongue; marital status; living together with a partner; gainful employment or group membership; education: highest school leaving certificate; vocational qualification; target school leaving certificate if student; professional status; characteristics of professional status as an employee, civil servant or manual worker; number of persons in the household (household size); number of persons aged 16 to 65 and children under 18 in the household; number of persons contributing to household income; net household income (open and categorised). Additionally coded was: ID; interview via landline phone numbers or mobile phone numbers; region; education ( student West (incl. Berlin), Volks/Hauptschule West, secondary school West, Abitur/Studium West); available phone numbers (landline only, both, mobile only); serial number; number of landline phone numbers or mobile phone numbers; BIK region; city size; interview date; duration of interview; weighting factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2013-04-22 / 2013-06-20
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German speaking persons aged 16 to 65 years in private households with telephone access
Sampling
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 614
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6679 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • BZgA (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2019-03-23 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2017-12-15

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln (2017): Glücksspielverhalten und Glücksspielsucht in Deutschland 2013. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12748