Dataset: German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) - Cumulation 1980-2016 (English version)

Variable dg04: BORN IN EAST-WEST,INTERVIEW IN EAST-WEST

Literal Question

<If respondent was born within the current borders of Germany>

1991-1994:
(Int.: Please classify according to question dg01 and dg02.)

-10 Not born within the current borders of Germany (code 2 in dn07)
-9 No answer
-1 Not available 1980-1990, 1996, 1998, 2006-2016
1 Born in East Germany, interview taking place in East Germany
2 Born in East Germany, interview taking place in West Germany
3 Born in West Germany, interview taking place in East Germany
4 Born in West Germany, interview taking place in West Germany

Derivation of data:
For 2002 and 2004 the data in this variable was constructed with the help of dg01 RESP.: BORN IN WHICH FEDERAL STATE? and dg02 INTERVIEW: IN WHICH FEDERAL STATE?.


Values Categories
1 BORN EAST, INT. EAST
 
2 BORN EAST, INT. WEST
 
3 BORN WEST, INT. EAST
 
4 BORN WEST, INT. WEST
 
-10 NAP: SCREENED OUT
-9 NO ANSWER
-1 NOT AVAILABLE

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 16741
Missing cases 47943
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 4.0
This variable is numeric

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