Dataset: International Social Survey Programme 2007: Leisure Time and Sports (ISSP 2007)

Abstract

Leisure time: activities and satisfaction.
The meaning of time and leisure, and its relation to work and other spheres of life. Sport/game activities and subjective functions of sport and games. Sociological aspects of sports. Social and political participation. Social determinants and consequences of leisure.

Themes:
Frequency of leisure activities in respondent's free time; main purpose of free time activities; enjoyment from reading books, getting together with friends, taking part in physical activities, and watching TV or DVDs; motivation for leisure time activities: establishing useful contacts, relaxing, and developing skills in free time; frequency of feeling bored, feeling rushed, and thinking about work during free time; preference for sharing time with other people or being alone; wishes for: more time in a paid job, more time doing household work, more time with family, and more time in leisure activities; number of nights the respondent stayed away from home for holiday or social visits; days of leave from work; most frequent exercises or physical activity; preferred type of games rather than sports; most important reasons for taking part in sports or games: physical or mental health, meeting other people, competing against others or physical attractiveness; most frequently watched sport on TV; feeling of national pride when respondent's country does well at international sports or games competition; attitudes towards sport (scale); social and political participation; trust in people; interest in politics; reasons for staying away from doing free time activities: lack of facilities nearby, lack of money and time, personal health or responsibility to take care of someone; perception of happiness; estimation of personal health.

Optional items (not stated in all countries):
The day before questioning was a working-day or a holiday; time of getting up and going to sleep on the day before; height and weight of respondent; wishes to gain or to lose weight; conception of an ideal shape of a man and a women on the bases of presented pictures.

Demography:
sex; age; marital status; steady life partner; years of schooling; highest education level; country specific education and degree; current employment status (respondent and partner); hours worked weekly; occupation (ISCO 1988) (respondent and partner); supervising function at work; working for private or public sector or self-employed (respondent and partner); if self-employed: number of employees; trade union membership; earnings of respondent (country specific); family income (country specific); size of household; household composition; party affiliation (left-right); country specific party affiliation; participation in last election; religious denomination; religious main groups; attendance of religious services; self-placement on a top-bottom scale; region (country specific); size of community (country specific); type of community: urban-rural area; country of origin or ethnic group affiliation.

Additionally coded:
administrative mode of data-collection; weighting factor; case substitution.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

International Social Survey Programme 2007: Leisure Time and Sports (ISSP 2007)

Study Description

Full Title

International Social Survey Programme 2007: Leisure Time and Sports (ISSP 2007)

Identification Number

ZA4850

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Jorge Raúl Jorrat Centro de Estudios de Opinión, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Max Haller, Franz Höllinger Institut für Soziologie, Universität Graz, Austria
Bruce Tranter University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia
Juliet Clark, Ken Reed Deakin University, Deakin, Australia
Timothy Phillips, Deborah Mitchell Centre for Social Research, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Ann Carton Vlaamse Overheid, Studiedienst van de Vlaamse Regering (Research Centre of the Flemish Government) (SVR), Belgium (Flanders)
Lilia Dimova Agency for Social Analyses (ASA), Sofia, Bulgaria
Dinka Marinovic Jerolimov, Boris Jokic Institute for Social Research, Zagreb, Croatia
Carolina Segovia Centro de Estudios Públicos (CEP), Santiago, Chile
Bambos Papageorgiou Center of Applied Research, Cyprus College, Cyprus
Milan Tucek Institute of Sociology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
Carlos Dore Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Harri Melin University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Raimo Blom Finnish Social Science Data Archive, University of Tampere, Finland
Yannick Lemel, Michel Forsé FRANCE-ISSP (Centre de Recherche en Economie et Statistique, Laboratoire de Sociologie Quantitative), Malakoff, France
Peter Mohler GESIS, Germany
Alison Park National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain
Peter Robert TÁRKI Social Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Máire Nic Ghiolla Phádraig Social Science Research Centre, University College Dublin, Ireland
Noah Lewin-Epstein B.I. and Lucille Cohen Institute for Public Opinion Research, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Hiroshi Aramaki, Miwako Hara, Kumiko Nishi NHK, Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, Public Opinion Research Division, Tokyo, Japan
Aivars Tabuns, Ilze Koroleva Institute of Philosophy and Sociology University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
César Augusto Morones, Yasodhara Silva, Jorge Alberto Godinez, Felipe de Jesús Palacios Instituto de Mercadotecnia y Opinión (IMO), Mexiko
Philip Gendall Department of Marketing, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Knut Kalgraff Skjåk Norwegian Social Science Data Services, Bergen, Norway
Håkon Leiulfsrud Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Nils Asle Bergsgard International Research Institute of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway
Bogdan Cichomski Institute for Social Studies (ISS), University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
Linda Luz Guerrero, Mahar Mangahas, Gerardo Sanoval Social Weather Stations, Quezon City, Philippines
Ludmilla Khakhulina Levada Center, Moscow, Russia
Magdalena Piscová Institute for Sociology of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Niko Toš Public Opinion and Mass Communications Research Centre, Faculty for Social Sciences University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Jare Struwig, Benjamin Roberts Human Science Research Council (HSRC), Pretoria, South Africa
Sang-Wook Kim Survey Research Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
Jonas Edlund, Stefan Svallfors Dept. of Sociology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
Dominique Joye, Nicole Schoebi SIDOS (Swiss Information and Data Archive for the Social Sciences), Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Ly-yun Chang Institute of Sociology & Center for Survey Research, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan
Giorgina Piani, Máximo Rossi, Zuleika Ferre Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
Juan Jose Goyeneche, Guillermo Zoppolo Institute of Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
James A. Davis, Tom W. Smith, Peter V. Marsden National Opinion Research Center (NORC), Chicago, USA

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, http://www.gesis.org/ GESIS

Date of Production

2009-10-29

Place of Production

Cologne, Germany

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne, Germany GESIS

Version

Version 2.0.0 (2009-10-29)

Date: 2009-10-29

Type: GESIS archive edition

Version Responsibility Statement

GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences

Topic Classification

Society, Culture

Universe

Research area: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Bulgaria, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United States, Uruguay

Time Method

01. October 2006 to 26. January 2009

Data Collector


Centro de Estudios de Opinión Pública, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
Deakin Computer Assisted Research Facility, Australia
IFES-Institut Wien, Austria
Significant GfK, Heverlee, Belgien
ProField Data Partners, Bulgaria
ICCOM, Santiago, Chile
Institute for Social Research Zagreb, Croatia
Center of Applied Research, Cyprus College, Cyprus
GfK, Prague, Czech Republic
Asisa Research Group (ARG), Dominicanian Republic
Statistics Finland, Helsinki, Finland
FRANCE-ISSP Association Laboratoire de Sociologie Quantitative, Malakoff, France
TNS Infratest Sozialforschung, Munic, Germany
National Centre for Social Research (NatCen), London, Great Britain
TÁRKI Social Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary
Amárach Field Research, Dublin, Ireland
B.I. and Lucille Cohen Institute for Public Opinion Research, Israel
Central Research Services, Tokyo, Japan
Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Instituto de Mercadotecnia y Opinión (IMO), Mexico Massey University, Department of Marketing, New Zealand
TNS Gallup, Oslo, Norway
Social Weather Stations, Quezon City, Philippines
Public Opinion Research Center (CBOS), Poland
Levada-Center, Moscow, Russia
FOCUS, Bratislava, Slovakia
Public Opinion and Mass Communication Research Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), South-Africa
Survey Research Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South-Korea
SIFO Research & Consulting, Stockholm, Sweden
MIS Trend, Institut pour l'étude des marchés et les sondages d'opinion, Lausanne, Switzerland
Center of Survey Research, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Department of Economics - Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay
National Opinion Research Center (NORC), Chicago, USA

Sampling Procedure

Sampling procedures differ for the individual countries: Partly simple, partly multi-stage stratified random sample of respondents 18 years old and older, exclusion: Finland (15), South Africa (16), Japan (16) and Russia (16)

Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face interview, mail survey, self-completion questionnaire

Availability Status

A

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Data Files Description

File Name

ZA4850_v2-0-0.NSDstat

Overall Case Count

49729

Overall Variable Count

306

Type of File

Nesstar 200801

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