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ZA0231: HEIM UND WERK Readers (Leisure Time)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Institut für Demoskopie, Allensbach (1958): HEIM UND WERK Readers (Leisure Time). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0231 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0231
TitleHEIM UND WERK Readers (Leisure Time)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1958)
Date of Collection04.1958 - 05.1958
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Institut für Demoskopie, Allensbach


AbstractDetailed determination of leisure behavior of subscribers to ´HEIM UND WERK´. Effects of increased leisure time on social conduct and possible influence on the future organization of leisure time from further furnishing the household with technical amenities. Topics: media usage; reading habits; use of libraries; membership in a book club; book possession; participation in cultural and athletic events; club membership; sociability; circle of friends; interest in sport; self-assessment of condition of health; frequency of going for a walk; organization of leisure time; adequate recuperation through sleep; attitude to thriftiness; feeling of happiness; political interest; attitude to further education and work; attitudes to trade unions, entrepreneurs and the 40-hour week; course of the day and time budget; shift work; daily working hours and overtime; attitude to use of alcohol; housing conditions; possession of durable consumer goods and planned acquisitions; assessment of the economic situation; amount of current installment payments; possession of yard and pet; possession of a vehicle and attitude to driving fast; participation in games of chance; party preference. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; professional position; employment; income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; housing situation; city size; state; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods; membership; media usage. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; external appearance; intelligence; residential furnishings; personality.
Categories Categories
  • Leisure
Topics Topics
  • 5.1 Leisure, tourism and sport
  • 5.9 Time use


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseSubscribers to the magazine HEIM UND WERK.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Simple random selection
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorInstitut fuer Demoskopie, Allensbach
Date of Collection
  • 04.1958 - 05.1958

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)
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Further Remarks

Number of Units: 944
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • Schmidtchen, Gerhard; Noelle, Elisabeth; Ludwig, Herta; Schneller, Hanns: Die Freizeit: Eine sozialpsychologische Studie unter Arbeitern und Angestellten. Teil I und II. Allensbach: Institut für Demoskopie 1958
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