Trend Questions Corona (Week 14/2020)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung
Publication Date
  • forsa, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
    • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Health policy
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Information and communication
  • Abstract

    On behalf of the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government, the opinion research institute forsa has regularly carried out representative population surveys on the subject of the ´Corona crisis´ (COVID-19) starting in calendar week 12/2020. The individual question areas were adjusted according to the survey period. Topics: worries about one´s own infection with the coronavirus; worries about family members or friends being infected with the coronavirus; worries about infecting other people oneself; other worries in context with the corona virus (open question); self-assessment of the level of information on the following aspects of the current corona crisis: Protection from infection (oneself and others), behaviour in case of infection, measures taken by the Federal Government to stem the spread of the corona virus, everyday life with current restrictions, behaviour in case of symptoms of illness, measures taken by the Federal State to stem the spread of the corona virus; evaluation of current political measures to stem the spread of the corona virus; reasons why the German government´s information on the Corona crisis is assessed as less credible or not credible at all (open question). Demography: sex; age (grouped); employment; school leaving certificate; net household income (grouped); party preference in the next federal election; voting behaviour in the last federal election. Additionally coded: region; weight.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2020-03-31 / 2020-04-02
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: 67
The study was commissioned by the Federal Press Office.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA7653 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)
  • Coronavirus – KW 14/2020 : Auswertungen zu Studie ZA7653 – Trendfragen Corona (Woche 14/2020). Herausgeber: forsa

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 21 | Registration Date: 2020-10-08