Dataset: Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Follow-up, October 1965, I)

Abstract

Political information behavior; party preference and judgement on the election campaign in the Federal Parliament election 1965.

Topics:
economic situation of respondent and evaluation of the economic situation of the FRG (Katona questions);
extent to which informed politically and sources of political information;
frequency of use and trustworthiness of political information in the mass media;
frequency of political discussions;
possibilities for individuals to influence political decisions;
attitudes to elections and to the party system;
satisfaction with the election result;
estimate of the significance of election campaigns and of the value of information on election campaign methods;
efficiency of election campaign advertisements;
memory of election predictions and presumed influence on the election result;
significance of the chancellor candidate for the election result;
party preference;
party identification of the primary environment;
sympathy scale and semantic differential for CDU/CSU, SPD and FDP;
sympathy scale for selected politicians;
motives for personal election participation;
voting behavior in the Federal Parliament elections 1965 and 1961;
time and reasons for the election decision;
satisfaction with the election result;
preferred government coalition;
judgement on the behavior of the FDP in the formation of the government;
judgement on the qualification of Mende and Strauss as well as the performance of the FDP of late;
possession of a television set and possibility of receiving both television stations;
memberships and political orientation of the organizations;
use of media.

Demography:
age (classified);
sex;
marital status;
religious denomination;
religiousness;
school education;
vocational training;
occupation;
professional position;
employment;
head of household;
state;
refugee status;
possession of durable economic goods.

Interviewer rating:
social class of respondent;
city size.

A party-preference index was also encoded.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Follow-up, October 1965, I)

Study Description

Full Title

Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Follow-up, October 1965, I)

Identification Number

ZA0314E

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
DIVO, Frankfurt

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (archive release data set and DDI documentation), http://www.gesis.org/ GESIS

Date of Production

2015-09-08

Place of Production

Cologne, Germany

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Cologne, Germany GESIS

Version

Version 2.0.0 (2015-09-08), doi:10.4232/1.11986

Date: 2015-09-08

Type: GESIS archive edition

Version Responsibility Statement

GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences

Bibliographic Citation

DIVO, Frankfurt (2015): Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Follow-up, October 1965, I). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0314 Data file Version 2.0.0, doi:10.4232/1.11986.

Topic Classification

  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Mass political behaviour, attitudes / opinion
  • Government, political systems and organisation
  • Elections

Geographic Coverage

Germany FRG without West Berlin

Universe

Age: 21 and older.

Time Method

1965-10

Data Collector

DIVO, Frankfurt

Sampling Procedure

Multi-stage random sample

Mode of Data Collection

Oral interview with standardized questionnaire

Availability Status

A

Access Authority

Name Affiliation E-mail address Universal Resource Identifier

Related Materials

ZA0314_cdb.pdf
(Codebook)

ZA0314_fb.pdf
(Questionnaire)

Datasets

SPSS English
ZA0314_v2-0-0_en.sav

SPSS German
ZA0314_v2-0-0.sav

SPSS portable English
ZA0314_v2-0-0_en.por

SPSS portable German
ZA0314_v2-0-0.por

Stata English
ZA0314_v2-0-0_en.dta

Stata German
ZA0314_v2-0-0.dta

ZA0314_mb.pdf
(Method Report)

Related Publications

Related Publications

DIVO (Hrsg.):
Der Wähler nach der Bundestagswahl 1965.
Frankfurt: Selbstverlag 1965

Data Files Description

File Name

ZA0314-2.0.NSDstat

Overall Case Count

1305

Overall Variable Count

273

Type of File

Nesstar 200801

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