Dataset: Election Study 1990 (Politbarometer East)

Variable V97: Scalometer: O. Lambsdorff

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(f)) Scalometer: Otto Graf Lambsdorff

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 72
 3.4%
2 -4 40
 1.9%
3 -3 83
 3.9%
4 -2 91
 4.3%
5 -1 98
 4.7%
6 0 378
 18.0%
7 +1 270
 12.8%
8 +2 323
 15.3%
9 +3 399
 19.0%
10 +4 226
 10.7%
11 +5 sehr viel 125
 5.9%
0 nicht erhoben 4518
99 KA 186

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2105
Missing cases 4704
This variable is numeric

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