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ZA1397: Kiel Election Study 1976

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  • ZA1397.dta (Dataset Stata) 3 MBytes
  • ZA1397.por (Dataset SPSS Portable) 5 MBytes
  • ZA1397.sav (Dataset SPSS) 3 MBytes


  • ZA1397_fb.pdf (Questionnaire) 2 MBytes


  • ZA1397_cdb.pdf (Codebook) 340 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Kaltefleiter, Werner (1985): Kiel Election Study 1976. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1397 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1397
TitleKiel Election Study 1976
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1985)
Date of Collection01.1976 - 09.1976
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Kaltefleiter, Werner - Institut für Politische Wissenschaft, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel


AbstractPolitical attitudes and judgement on parties as well as politicians. Topics: The content of this data set is the summary of ZA Study Nos. 1391-1396.
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
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Cluster: Stratified random
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Longitudinal: Trend/Repeated cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorGETAS, Bremen
Date of Collection
  • 01.1976 - 09.1976 (1. wave: January 1976, 2. wave: March 1976, 3. wave: April bis May 1976, 4. wave: June 1976, 5. wave: July bis August 1976, 6. wave: September 1976. )

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 dataset contains cumulation of six cross-sectional surveys.
Number of Units: 8644
Number of Variables: 292
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


  • Kaltefleiter, Werner: Vorspiel zum Wechsel: Eine Analyse der Bundestagswahl 1976. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot 1977. (Verfassung und Verfassungswirklichkeit, Jahrbuch 1977. The Living Constitution, Band 11)
  • Kaltefleiter, Werner: Der Gewinner hat nicht gesiegt. In: Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, B/50 1976.
Relevant full texts
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Research Data Centre
  • German Federal Election Studies
    The data base consists of one-off surveys, panel surveys, and cumulated surveys. It comprises representative polls for all German federal elections since 1949.
    Further studies are listed under GLES (German Longitudinal Election Study).
  • Kieler Wahlstudien
    ´Kieler Wahlstudien´ are surveys that were conducted between 1976 and 1990 in conjunction with federal elections.