Dataset: Election Study 1990 (Politbarometer East)

Variable V98: Scalometer: G. Stoltenberg

Literal Question

Q.20

Please tell me by using this thermometer (from plus 5 to minus 5) what you think of some leading 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; using the values in between you can express your opinion more precisely. If you do not know one or the other of the politicians,
you do not have to rate him, of course.

(In September: If you don't know one or the other politician, please answer 'don't know this politician')
What do you think of...

(Interviewer: shuffle cards and hand to respondent. Present scale!)

Q.20(g)) Scalometer: Gerhard Stoltenberg

0 not asked from April to September [not for v94 - v96, v107, v108]
1 -5 -- don't 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
99 NA/don't know this politician




German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 -5 überhaupt nichts 60
 7.0%
2 -4 54
 6.3%
3 -3 39
 4.6%
4 -2 54
 6.3%
5 -1 48
 5.6%
6 0 264
 30.9%
7 +1 122
 14.3%
8 +2 102
 12.0%
9 +3 75
 8.8%
10 +4 24
 2.8%
11 +5 sehr viel 11
 1.3%
0 nicht erhoben 5714
99 KA 242

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 853
Missing cases 5956
This variable is numeric

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