GESIS Online Panel Pilot: Family life (survey 3)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kaczmirek, Lars (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Bandilla, Wolfgang (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Schaurer, Ines (GESIS Mannheim)
  • Struminskaya, Bella (GESIS Mannheim)
Other Title
  • Deutschlandstudie (Alternative Title)
Publication Date
  • GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Family life and marriage
    • Gender and gender roles
  • Abstract

    Family life. This study number comprises the data collected during the so called main studies. The main studies represent three surveys which have partially been used for methodic experiments. The questions are identical in every survey except for the described differences. Topics: questions about values concerning family and marriage; gender roles within family and job (scale); in favour of family life; reducing occupational activity in favour of family life; male prerogatives in situations of scarce job opportunities; attitude towards children. Demography: marital status; year of marriage, questions concerning premarital dwelling, the spouses´ division of power of disposal over the income; spouse´s age (year of birth); spouse´s highest general educational qualification; spouse´s training qualification; spouse´s occupation; division of labour in the household; the respondent´s and his spouse´s time spent on housework per week; assessment of a fair division of housework; household size; children in household; number of children in household; age (year of birth) of every child in the household; number of children living outside of the household; age (year of birth); respondent´s parents living in the household; if spouse is living in the household: decisions concerning weekend activities, purchase of important home appliances or finances; higher monthly net income of respondent or spouse; occupation; frequency of conflicts between family commitment and work; satisfaction with family life; self-reported diligence in answering the questionnaire (not asked in main study 1); evaluation of the survey (interesting, rich in variety, important for sciences, long, difficult, too personal); interruption of the survey; personal remarks about the survey. Additionally encoded: amount of the respondent´s incentive.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-05-27 / 2011-12-01
  • 2011-09-21 / 2012-02-02
  • 2011-09-28 / 2012-02-15
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German-speaking population aged 18 and older using the Internet for private purposes.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Telephone sampling with online follow-up surveys: Respondents willing to participate subsequent to a prior telephone interview and who provided an e-mail address (Dual-Frame Gabler/Häder procedure, last-birthday method, mobile and landline sample)
Collection Mode
  • Online survey with standardized questionnaire
Main study 1 and main study 2 were conducted by GESIS. The respondents of main study 3 were recruited via CATI by an external fieldwork agency. Under certain conditions, the CATI was not carried out entirely but in a shortened version of the interview. In those cases the essential questions were posed in the online surveys afterwards.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5584 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11503
  • Struminskaya, Bella; Kaczmirek, Lars; Schaurer, Ines; Bandilla, Wolfgang; Gabler, Siegfried; Häder, Sabine (2011): Identifying non-working numbers in cell phone RDD samples via HLR-Lookup technology: reduced survey costs and higher precision in response rate calculation. In: Survey Practice, August

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 176 | Registration Date: 2013-02-15