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ZA5924: German Internet Panel, Wave 13 - Core Study (September 2014)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Blom, Annelies G.; Bossert, Dayana; Gebhard, Franziska; Funke, Frederik; Holthausen, Annette; Krieger, Ulrich; SFB 884 ´Political Economy of Reforms´ (2016): German Internet Panel, Wave 13 - Core Study (September 2014). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5924 Data file Version 2.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12619
Study No.ZA5924
TitleGerman Internet Panel, Wave 13 - Core Study (September 2014)
Current Version2.0.0, 2016-8-23, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12619
Date of Collection01.07.2014 - 30.03.2015
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Blom, Annelies G. - Universität Mannheim
  • Bossert, Dayana - Universität Mannheim
  • Gebhard, Franziska - Universität Mannheim
  • Funke, Frederik - Universität Mannheim
  • Holthausen, Annette - Universität Mannheim
  • Krieger, Ulrich - Universität Mannheim
  • SFB 884 ´Political Economy of Reforms´ - Universität Mannheim

Content

AbstractThe German Internet Panel (GIP) is an infrastructure project. The GIP serves to collect data about individual attitudes and preferences which are relevant for political and economic decision-making processes. The questionnaire contains numerous experimental variations in the survey instruments as well as a cross-questionnaire experiment. Further information can be found in the study documentation. Topics: German citizenship or indication of foreign citizenship; number of household members (household size); age (classified) and gender of persons in the household and their relationship to the respondent; current or former employment status; current or former occupational position; religion; self-assessment of religiousness; computer use outside the survey; confidence in using computers; satisfaction scale for selected areas of life (family life, leisure, financial situation and work); social activity: active or passive membership in selected associations and organisations (sports, music or cultural associations, human rights, environment or animal welfare associations, charitable or relief organisations, religious or church organisations, youth, parents´ or senior citizens´ associations, citizens´ initiatives, professional associations, trade unions, political parties or others); voting behaviour in the last Bundestag election (second vote); party preference (Sunday question); left-right self-assessment; left-right-assessment of the parties CDU, CSU, SPD, FDP, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, Die Linke, NPD, Piratenpartei and Alternative für Deutschland; party affiliation and party identification; internal political effectiveness (Efficacy: good understanding of important political issues, reliance on one´s own political expertise in political discussions); external political effectiveness (politicians strive for close contact with the population, politicians care what ordinary people think); psychological self-characterization (Big 5: reserved, trusting, lazy, relaxed, little artistic interest, sociable, inclination to criticize others, thorough, nervous, active imagination); financial situation: personal net income; number of people contributing to household income; household net income. The following questions were asked only to participants who had taken part in the 1st or 2nd wave of the survey: Sample 2012: German citizenship or indication of foreign citizenship; marital status; federal state of main residence; highest school leaving certificate; highest vocational qualification; frequency of Internet use for private purposes. Sample 2014: Years of professional and private computer use; display of the checkbox ´erst seit Beginn der Teilnahme an der Studie´; use of several e-mail addresses; frequency of e-mail retrievals within one week; time at which e-mails are retrieved; completion of questionnaire directly after receipt of e-mail with invitation to a new survey or at a later time. Demography: sex; citizenship; year of birth (categorised); highest school leaving certificate; highest vocational qualification; marital status; number of household members (household size); employment status; federal state; year of recruitment. Additionally coded was: interview date; questionnaire evaluation; assessment of the survey as a whole; answer field further comments were not filled in; unique ID, household identifier and person identifier within the household; experimental variables.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Communication, Public Opinion, Media
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 18.2 Information technology

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseResident population in private households between 16 and 75 years of age
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Self-administered questionnaire: CAWI (Computer Assisted Web Interview)
Data CollectorLINK, Frankfurt (Online survey)
Date of Collection
  • 01.07.2014 - 30.03.2015

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2016-8-23 new: private internet usage, citizenship, year of birth (categorised); deleted: age https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12619
1.0.02015-7-6 first archive edition https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12178
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

Links
Number of Units: 4174
Number of Variables: 193
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata

Publications

Publications
  • Steinacker, G.; Schmidt, S. (2014): German Internet Panel (GIP): Stichprobenziehung und Rekrutierung der Teilnehmer. München: TNS Infratest Sozialforschung, Feldbericht zur Erhebung 2014.
  • Steinacker, G.; Schmidt, S.; Schneekloth, U. (2012). German Internet Panel (GIP): Stichprobenziehung und Rekrutierung der Teilnehmer. München: TNS Infratest Sozialforschung, Feldbericht zur Erhebung 2012.
  • Blom, A. G., Bosnjak, M., Cornilleau, A., Cousteaux, A. S., Das, M., Douhou, S. & Krieger, U. (2016). A Comparison of Four Probability-Based Online and Mixed-Mode Panels in Europe. Social Science Computer Review, 34(1), 8-25. doi: 10.1177/0894439315574825
  • Blom, A. G., Herzing, J. M. E., Cornesse, C., Sakshaug, J. W., Krieger, U., & Bossert, D. (2017). Does the Recruitment of Offline Households Increase the Sample Representativeness of Probability-Based Online Panels? Evidence From the German Internet Panel. Social Science Computer Review, 35(4), 498–520. https://doi.org/10.1177/0894439316651584
  • Herzing, J. M. E., & Blom, A. G. (2019). The Influence of a Person’s Digital Affinity on Unit Nonresponse and Attrition in an Online Panel. Social Science Computer Review, 37(3), 404–424. doi.org/10.1177/0894439318774758
  • Felderer, B., & Blom, A. G. (2019). Acceptance of the automated online collection of geographical information. Sociological Methods & Research, 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1177/0049124119882480
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Groups

Groups
  • German Internet Panel
    The German Internet Panel (GIP) is an infrastructure project. The GIP serves to collect data about individual attitudes and preferences which are relevant for political and economic decision-making processes. The data obtained this way form the empirical basis.
    A cumulative questionnaire documentation (in German) can be downloaded here.