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ZA0305: Issue Dimensions and Voting Decision (September 1968)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Pappi, Franz U.; Klingemann, Hans-Dieter (1968): Issue Dimensions and Voting Decision (September 1968). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0305 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0305
TitleIssue Dimensions and Voting Decision (September 1968)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1968)
Date of Collection09.1968 - 09.1968
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: voting behavior in the Federal Parliament election 1965; party preference and sympathy scale for CDU/CSU, SPD, FDP and NPD; preferred chancellor candidate; issue competence of the parties on questions of economic, social and foreign policy; party presumably with the most politicians without religious denomination; attitude to election of a politician without religious denomination; attitude to recognition of the GDR and to the grand coalition; perceived influence of organizations and pressure groups on German politics; knowledge of FDP politicians; membership in clubs and organizations, religiousness. Demography: sex; marital status; religious denomination; occupation; professional position; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; housing situation; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: social class of respondent; type of building; size of city.
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 interview with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorDIVO, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 09.1968

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 a part of a trend survey (see ZA Study Nos. 0281 to 0283, and 0310 to 0313, and 0395). A selection of variables from these studies has been consolidated in a data pool available under ZA Study No. 0974.
Number of Units: 1808
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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