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ZA6742: Current Questions On Security Policy

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung (2020): Current Questions On Security Policy. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6742 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6742
TitleCurrent Questions On Security Policy
Current Version1.0.0, 2020-5-28,
Date of Collection28.10.2019 - 01.11.2019
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung


AbstractOpinion on foreign and security policy. Topics: Germany´s willingness to defend individual countries in the event of a military attack (France, Great Britain, Poland, Turkey, Ukraine, Greece, USA); knowledge about NATO (open); attitude towards Germany´s membership in NATO; attitude towards NATO´s commitment to the alliance. Demography: sex; age; employment status; education; household net income (classified); intention to vote in Bundestag elections; Bundestag election behaviour. Additionally coded: respondent ID; region west/ east; weight.
Categories Categories
  • Political Issues
Topics Topics
  • 11.3 Conflict, security and peace


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseGerman speaking persons aged 18 and over
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Combined landline and mobile sample (dual-frame design)
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data Collectorforsa, Berlin
Date of Collection
  • 28.10.2019 - 01.11.2019

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2020-5-28 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was commissioned by the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1005
Number of Variables: 36
Data Type: SPSS
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


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Research Data Centre
  • Surveys commissioned by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
    The ´Press and Information Office of the Federal Government´ (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung) infoms citizens and media about the work of the federal government. Above all the office informs the federal government of the news in Germany and worldwide and explores the public opinion.