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ZA0283: Issue Dimensions and Voting Decision (June 1968)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Pappi, Franz U.; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (1968): Issue Dimensions and Voting Decision (June 1968). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0283 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0283
TitleIssue Dimensions and Voting Decision (June 1968)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1968)
Date of Collection06.1968 - 07.1968
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Pappi, Franz U. - Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln
  • Klingemann, Hans-Dieter - Zentralarchiv für empirische Sozialforschung, Universität zu Köln


AbstractAttitude to political controversies and voting intent. Topics: Political interest; behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1965; party preference (Sunday question) and sympathy scale for CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP and NPD; party proportions in the constituency; party preference of family and friends; preferred candidate for chancellor; issue ability of the parties in economic, social and foreign policy questions; attitude to recognition of the GDR and the grand coalition; perceived and desired influence of organizations and special interest groups on German politics; membership in clubs and organizations; self-assessment of social class; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; professional position; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; state; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; type of building; city size.
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
  • Germany (DE), FRG incl. West Berlin
UniverseAge: 14-79.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorDIVO, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 06.1968 - 07.1968

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

NotesThe study is part of a trend investigation; see ZA Study Nos. 0281 to 0283, 0305, 0310, 0311 to 0313 and 395. A selection of variables of these studies has been summarized in a data pool and is accessible under ZA Study No. 0974. A part of the persons interviewed in this study was interviewed a second time; on this see ZA Study No. 0422.
Number of Units: 2118
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • Stoltz, Volker; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter; Pappi, Franz U.: PAP: Politische Analyse und Prognose. o. Ort: hekt. Januar 1968 - Mai 1969
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