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Trend Questions Corona (Week 16/2020)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • forsa, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
    • Medicine
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Health
    • Information society
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • Abstract

    On behalf of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government, the opinion research institute forsa has regularly conducted representative population surveys on the subject of the ´Corona crisis´, starting in calendar week 12/2020. The individual question areas were adjusted according to the survey period. Topic: Interest in information on the corona crisis; interest in information on various topics (climate protection, sustainability, digitalisation, German EU Presidency, refugee and asylum and pension policy); worries about an infection with the corona virus; worries about family members or friends being infected with the corona virus; worries about infecting other people oneself; other worries in context with the corona virus (open question); assessment of current political measures to contain the corona virus; credibility of the information provided by the Federal Government on the corona crisis; reasons why the information provided by the Federal Government on the corona crisis is considered less credible or not credible at all (open question); assessment of the scope of the reports and information on the corona crisis. Demography: sex; age (grouped); employment; education; net household income (grouped); party preference in the next federal election; voting behaviour in the last federal election. Additionally coded: region; weight.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2020-04-14 / 2020-04-16
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German-speaking resident population aged 14 and over
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 73
The study was commissioned by the Federal Press Office.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA7660 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Coronavirus – KW 16/2020 : Auswertungen zu Studie ZA7653 – Trendfragen Corona (Woche 16/2020). Herausgeber: forsa

Update Metadata: 2020-12-02 | Issue Number: 4 | Registration Date: 2020-10-22

Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2020): Trendfragen Corona (Woche 16/2020). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.