Trend Questions Corona (Week 18/2020)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • forsa, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Health policy
    • Information and communication
  • 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´ (COVID-19), starting in calendar week 12/2020. The individual question areas were adapted according to the survey period. Topics: Interest in information on the corona crisis; information behaviour: media used in the last four weeks for information on the corona crisis; credibility of the information provided by the German government on the corona crisis; reasons why the information provided by the German government on the corona crisis is judged to be less credible or not credible at all (open question); assessment of current political measures to contain the corona virus; 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 general election; voting behaviour in the last general election. Additionally coded: region; weight.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2020-04-27 / 2020-04-29
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: 44
The study was commissioned by the Federal Press Office.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA7662 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Coronavirus – KW 18/2020 : Auswertungen zu Studie ZA7662 – Trendfragen Corona (Woche 18/2020). Herausgeber: forsa

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2020-11-05