Dataset: Election Study 1976 (Panel: Initial Investigation, May - June 1976, August - September 1976; Follow-Up Survey, October - November 1976)

Variable v303: 2- SCALOMETER- KOHL

Literal Question

in WAVE 1, WAVE 2, WAVE 3 [ZA0823]:
Q.40 [W1]/ Q.45 [W2]/ Q.42 [W3]
<INT.: SHUFFLE YELLOW DECK OF CARDS AND PRESENT THE CARDS ONE AT A TIME, TOGETHER WITH BEIGE LIST NO.6.>
HERE ARE CARDS WITH THE NAMES OF SOME LEADING POLITICIANS. PLEASE TELL ME BY USING THIS SCALE WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT THESE POLITICIANS. +5 MEANS THAT YOU THINK A GREAT DEAL OF THE PARTICULAR POLITICIAN. -5 MEANS THAT YOU DO NOT THINK MUCH OF HIM AT ALL. IF YOU DO NOT KNOW ONE OR THE OTHER OF THE POLITICIANS, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO RATE HIM, OF COURSE.
<INT.: READ FIRST NAME, NOTE VALUE AND CONTINUE WITH NEXT CARD>

in WAVE 1, WAVE 2, WAVE 3 [ZA0823]:
Q.40(I) [W1]/ Q.45(I) [W2]/ Q.42(I) [W3] WHAT DO YOU THINK OF HELMUT KOHL?

0 NO SECOND/THIRD WAVE INTERVIEW
1 -5 DO NOT THINK MUCH OF THE POLITICIAN AT ALL
2 -4
3 -3
4 -2
5 -1
6 0 UNDECIDED
7 +1
8 +2
9 +3
10 +4
11 +5 THINK A GREAT DEAL OF THE POLITICIAN
98 DO NOT KNOW THIS POLITICIAN
99 NA


Values Categories N
0 NO W2 INTERVIEW 547
 26.3%
1 -5 DO NOT THINK MUCH OF THE POLITICIAN AT ALL 31
 1.5%
2 -4 42
 2.0%
3 -3 66
 3.2%
4 -2 83
 4.0%
5 -1 90
 4.3%
6 0 UNDECIDED 140
 6.7%
7 +1 194
 9.3%
8 +2 169
 8.1%
9 +3 256
 12.3%
10 +4 201
 9.7%
11 +5 THINK A GREAT DEAL OF THE POLITICIAN 243
 11.7%
98 DO NOT KNOW THIS POLITICIAN 8
 0.4%
99 NA 6
 0.3%

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2076
Missing cases 0
Minimum 0.0
Maximum 99.0
This variable is numeric

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