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ZA1173: Politics in Rhineland-Palatinate (February 1979)

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  • ZA1173_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 302 KBytes


  • ZA1173_cdb.pdf (Codebook) 67 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation MARPLAN, Offenbach (1981): Politics in Rhineland-Palatinate (February 1979). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1173 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1173
TitlePolitics in Rhineland-Palatinate (February 1979)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1981)
Date of Collection02.1979 - 02.1979
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach


AbstractAttitude of the population to current political topics. Judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: judgement on the economic situation in the FRG and in Rhineland-Palatinate; self-assessment of political interest; judgement on the relevance of selected political issues as well as issue ability of the parties; influence of conflicts about the leader of the opposition in the state parliament on general as well as personal election decision; certainty of personal election intent; preferred government party or government coalition and preferred prime minister; opinion agreement with politicians or parties at state and federal level. Demography: age; sex; religiousness; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; household income; party preference (ballot procedure); party identification; Interviewer rating: degree of urbanization; district code. Also encoded was: city size; district code.
Categories Categories
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Topics Topics
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation
  • 11.7 Elections


Geographic Coverage
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
UniverseEligible voters. Age: 18 and older.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Random selection
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach
Date of Collection
  • 02.1979

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe current data set is part of a trend survey; see ZA Study No. 1172. The data sets with ZA Study Nos. 1172 to 1177 contain in part comparable question formulations from other states. The data sets have been cumulated under ZA Study No. 2047.
Number of Units: 794
Number of Variables: 75
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


Relevant full texts
from SSOAR (automatically assigned)


  • State Elections in Rhineland-Palatinate