Dataset: Election Study 1990 (Politbarometer East)

Variable V104: Scalometer: K. Biedenkopf

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(n)) Scalometer: Kurt Biedenkopf

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 20
 1.9%
2 -4 13
 1.2%
3 -3 25
 2.4%
4 -2 30
 2.8%
5 -1 27
 2.6%
6 0 224
 21.2%
7 +1 145
 13.7%
8 +2 158
 14.9%
9 +3 190
 18.0%
10 +4 116
 11.0%
11 +5 sehr viel 110
 10.4%
0 nicht erhoben 5613
99 KA 138

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1058
Missing cases 5751
This variable is numeric

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