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ZA1661: On the Political Situation in Hesse in February 1987

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Citation Citation Berger, Manfred; Gibowski, Wolfgang G.; Roth, Dieter; Schulte, Wolfgang (1988): On the Political Situation in Hesse in February 1987. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA1661 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA1661
TitleOn the Political Situation in Hesse in February 1987
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1988)
Date of Collection02.1987 - 03.1987
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Berger, Manfred - Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim
  • Gibowski, Wolfgang G. - Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim
  • Roth, Dieter - Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim
  • Schulte, Wolfgang - Institut für praxisorientierte Sozialforschung (IPOS), Mannheim


AbstractPolitical attitudes as well as judgement on parties and politicians. Topics: political interest; intent to participate in the election; party preference (Sunday question and rank order procedure) at state and federal level; certainty of one´s voting decision; behavior at the polls in the last state parliament and Federal Parliament election; satisfaction scale for the state government as well as the individual government and opposition parties; sympathy scale for state and federal politicians; preferred government coalition and preference for prime minister; attitude to an absolute majority for one of the major parties; issue relevance; issue competence; possible state governments; assumed election winner; attitude to dismissal of the Environment Minister, Fisher, and termination of the red-green coalition; responsible party or persons responsible for the failure of this government coalition; attitude to a shut-down of the Hanau Betriebe fuer nukleare Brennelemente {nuclear fuel element companies}; assessment of the possibility of an accident in the Hanau Brennelemente-Fabrik; self-assessment of personal social mobility. Demography: year of birth and month of birth; sex; marital status; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; school education; occupational position; employment; assessment of personal occupational position in comparison to that of father; number of persons 18 years old and older in household; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; party inclination; party identification; union memberships in household; characterization of residential surroundings. Also encoded was; administrative district and 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
  • Hesse (DE-HE)
UniversePersons eligible to vote in a state parliament election
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorMARPLAN, Offenbach
Date of Collection
  • 02.1987 - 03.1987

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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Number of Units: 1049
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
Analysis System(s): OSIRIS, SPSS


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