Media Exposure of East Germans (July - September 1957/II, Form B)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Mass media
    • Conflict, security and peace
    • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Abstract

    Media usage and attitudes of East Germans. Topics: frequency of visits in the west; length of stay in West Berlin; intent in West Berlin; use of western media as source of information; changes in fashion in the GDR; contribution of other countries to fashion development in the GDR; reasons for dissatisfaction in the GDR; knowledge about prominent West Germans; knowledge about the air surveillance plan; assessment of the air surveillance plan; contribution of the air surveillance plan to world peace. Demography: occupation; family income; age; school education; state; city size; sex. Also encoded was: place of interview; date of interview; interviewer number.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1957-07 / 1957-09
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Visitors from the east zone at the ´Interbau´ in West Berlin.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 799
    Number of Variables: 89
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3319 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22