Structure Analysis of the School (Schoolchildren Survey - Sociometric test)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hummell, Hans J. (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Klein, Michael (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Wieken-Mayser, Maria (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
  • Ziegler, Rolf (Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie der Universität zu Köln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Education, School Systems
    • Person, Personality, Role
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Psychology
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
school class; social relations; friendship
  • Abstract

    Sociometric test as part of the schoolchildren survey of the structure analysis of the school. Classmates who are personally sympathetic to the respondent; best friend; classmates who are less likeable to the respondent; naming the five classmates who are considered the most popular by the class as a whole; naming the five classmates who are considered the least popular by the class as a whole; classmates with whom leisure contacts exist almost daily; students with whom more contact is desired in their free time; classmates who are rated by the respondent as the three best students overall; particularly clever classmates; classmates who often get into arguments with teachers; suitable classmates as class representatives or representatives in the student parliament; classmates who look older and more mature than most others; classmates who look younger and more childlike compared to the class; classmates who can spend more money than others in the class; classmates who know best about the latest hit parades, records and stars and are fashionably up to date; classmates whom the respondent envied for their modern and open-minded parents; classmates with funny parents; classmates with special organisational talent for the class (party, school trip, student exchange etc.).); classmates who are always judged far too well; classmates who are not judged as well as they deserve by the teachers; classmates who are teased more than others; students who are particularly committed to this student in such cases; assessment at the end of the school year of who will be among the best, who will not have any difficulties or will probably have some difficulties and who will hardly be transferred; students who belong to cliques within the class. Additionally coded: ID (number of respondent, school, class, and student); class size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1969-12 / 1970-01
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
Sampled Universe
Students from 10th grade (121 different courses at 68 Grammar Schools)
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Measurements and tests
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper Measurements and tests
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3385
    Number of Variables: 675
Survey unit: students### This data complement the survey ´Structure Analysis of the School (Schoolchildren Survey)´ (ZA Study No. 0600).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0942 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11348
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Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 22 | Registration Date: 2018-05-17