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ZA1504: Spring Study 1977

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Citation Citation Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin (1986): Spring Study 1977. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1504 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1504
TitleSpring Study 1977
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1986)
Date of Collection04.1977 - 05.1977
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Sozialwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, St. Augustin


AbstractJudgement on parties and politicians. Topics: judgement on the economic situation in the Federal Republic and assessment of the economic development of personal household; political interest; most important political events in the last year and judgement on them; attitudes to state, politicians and political participation (scale); good and bad sides of the parties; party preference (ballot procedure); certainty of one´s voting decision (percentage number); judgement on the influence of the FDP (scale); classification of parties and politicians as well as self-classification on a left-right continuum; most important political tasks in the Federal Republic and issue ability of the parties; satisfaction with SPD/FDP government coalition and the CDU/CSU opposition; most important characteristics of a desirable society and degree of its realization in the Federal Republic; party inclination; issue significance and issue position of the candidates for chancellor as well as the parties; sympathy scale for the parties; election participation at the last Federal Parliament election; effort of the parties for selected social groups; personal identification with selected groups of persons; position on parties and politicians (scales); characterization of party work of CDU and SPD. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; current and earlier employment; net household income; number of persons contributing to household income; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination of spouse; self-assessment of social class; number of persons eligible to vote in household; number of children and young people in household; city size; state; union membership; possession of a telephone. Interviewer rating: interest of respondent in interview; number of contact attempts; length of interview; date of interview.
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 without West-Berlin
UniversePersons with German citizenship, 18 years old or older and living in private households.
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
  • Probability: Stratified
Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorGETAS, Bremen
Date of Collection
  • 04.1977 - 05.1977

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

NotesFurther Spring Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1450, 1453 1455, 1501 to 1503, 1506, 1507, 1807, 1810, 1953 and 1955. The Autumn Studies are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1452,
Number of Units: 2021
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


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