Dataset: Election Study 1990 (Politbarometer East)

Variable V53: 1st problem

Literal Question

Q.3a

In your opinion, what is the current most important problem in Germany?

(Interviewer: don't read list to respondent, allow only one response!)

0 not asked from April to October/November
1 unemployment
2 health care
3 training opportunities/schools
4 housing space/rents
5 pensions/old people/old age security
6 economic upswing
7 wages
8 living costs/prices
9 economic gap to West Germany
10 environmental protection
11 problems of reunification
12 STASI
13 PDS/PDS capital
14 capital of the 'Blockparteien'
15 presence of Soviet soldiers
16 peace policy/disarmament/détente
17 Gulf crisis/Iraq
18 other problems
99 NA




German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 Arbeitslosigkeit 641
 53.7%
2 GesundheitsfÜrsorge 13
 1.1%
3 Ausbildungsmöglichkeiten Schulen 5
 0.4%
4 Wohnraum Mieten 18
 1.5%
5 Renten Alte Alterssicherung 74
 6.2%
6 Wirtschaftsaufschwung 145
 12.2%
7 Löhne 29
 2.4%
8 Lebenshaltungskosten Preise 15
 1.3%
9 Wirtschaftsgefälle zum Westen 52
 4.4%
10 Umweltschutz 23
 1.9%
11 Probleme der Einheit 25
 2.1%
12 STASI 4
 0.3%
13 PDS PDS-Vermögen 3
 0.3%
14 Vermögen der Blockparteien 0
 0.0%
15 Anwesenheit sowjetischer Soldaten 1
 0.1%
16 Friedenspolitik AbrÜstung Entspannun 56
 4.7%
17 Golfkrise Irak 4
 0.3%
18 sonstige Probleme 85
 7.1%
0 nicht erhoben 5613
99 KA 3

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1193
Missing cases 5616
This variable is numeric

Download

Metadata Index

This is the Metadata Index for a Nesstar Server.
Nesstar is a tool used for analysing, visualising and downloading datasets.

Click the "Explore Dataset" button to open the dataset.