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Desire for Children 1982 - Objective and Subjective Factors of Birth Development

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
1982
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Compatibility of occupation, family and household, character of partner relation, reasons for and against children, desire for children, housing conditions, working conditions. Topics: Number and age of children living in household; further desire for children of respondent and partner; desire for children up to now and reasons for changes (scale); marital status; reasons for preference of long-term relationship (scale); number of marriages or long-term relationships up to now; length of relation before marriage; length of living together with current partner; characteristic of current partner relation regarding similar view of life, respect, responsibility for children, acquisitions, habit, common interests, harmony, solidarity, friendship, sexuality, comradship, love, daily family life, indifference; age of respondent and partner as well as number of siblings; ideal number of children per family in the GDR; number of children by birth; reasons for or against a life with one, two or three children (scale); preference of occupation or family; type of tenancy; age, size and amenities of residence; number of members of household; desire for children given favorable circumstances; possible changes of circumstances with a further child (scale); stress from housework, care and upbringing of children; available time for child care; disturbance of capability in occupation, household and family from health problems; importance of various areas of life (scale); assessment of selected characteristics of employment (scale); time expended for the route to work; participation in training or further education; full-time or part-time employment; occupational position of respondents and their partners regarding shift work, management function, social function in and outside of company, school degree, occupational qualification, classification of social class; further desire for children. In supplemental form I respondents, who now have definitely or probably decided for a (further) child, were interviewed on the reasons for this. In supplemental form II respondents, who now have definitely or probably decided against a (further) child, were interviewed on the reasons for this.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1982-05 / 1982-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin, Wismar, Riesa and municipalities of the district Templin
Sampled Universe
Women between the ages of 18 to 40 years.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Area sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2488
    Number of Variables: 221
Note
A study comparable in extent, contents and matter of concern is "Desire for Children 1987 - Objective and Subjective factors of Birth Development", ZA Study No. 6869.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6868 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik (Hrsg.): Über Hauptergebnisse der Bevölkerungsbefragung- Zur Lebensweise von Familien im Prozeß der entwickelten sozialistischen Gesellschaft. Information, Berlin 1983. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-1009.
  • Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik (Hrsg.): Zur Lebensweise von Familien im Prozeß der Gestaltung der entwickelten sozialistischen Gesellschaft. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1984. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-397.
  • Hoffmann, E.: Der Kinderwunsch als Faktor reproduktivens Verhaltens. Studie. Berlin 1983. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-353.

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

Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin (1982): Kinderwunsch 1982 - Objektive und subjektive Faktoren der Geburtenentwicklung. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6868