Dataset: Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Initial Investigation, September 1965)

Abstract

Perception of parties, politicians and political topics a few days before the Federal Parliament election 1965.

Topics:
sympathy scale for SPD, CDU/CSU, FDP and for the politicians Adenauer, Erler, Erhard, Strauss, Brandt, Mende and Schroeder;
preferred federal chancellor;
most recent change in party sympathy;
issue competence of the parties as well as of the politicians Erhard and Brandt;
intent to participate in the election;
certainty and time of personal voting decision;
behavior at the polls in the Federal Parliament election 1961 and voting intent for the Federal Parliament election 1965;
party identification;
reasons for election participation;
preferred composition of the Federal Government;
desired relation of domestic and foreign policy;
desired influence of various associations;
judgement on subsidies for agriculture;
most important sources of political information;
media usage;
frequency of political conversations;
preferred television station;
interest in news broadcasts on television and political television broadcasts;
development of personal economic situation;
membership in a trade union and ties to the trade union.

Demography:
age (classified);
sex;
marital status;
religious denomination;
religiousness;
school education;
vocational training;
occupation;
employment;
composition of household;
head of household;
political discussion;
self-assessment of social class;
state;
possession of durable economic goods.

Interviewer rating:
willingness of respondent to cooperate;
number of contact attempts;
social class of respondent.

Also encoded was:
identification of interviewer.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Initial Investigation, September 1965)

Study Description

Full Title

Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Initial Investigation, September 1965)

Identification Number

ZA0556E

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Kaase, M. Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim
Wildenmann, R. Lehrstuhl für politische Wissenschaft, Universität Mannheim

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

2015-09-07

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 (2015-09-07), doi:10.4232/1.11987

Date: 2015-09-07

Type: GESIS archive edition

Version Responsibility Statement

GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences

Bibliographic Citation

Kaase, M.; Wildenmann, R. (2015): Federal Parliament Election 1965 (Initial Investigation, September 1965). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0556 Data file Version 2.0.0, doi:10.4232/1.11987.

Topic Classification

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

Geographic Coverage

Germany

Universe

Eligible voters 21 years old and older

Time Method

1965-09

Data Collector

DIVO, Frankfurt

Sampling Procedure

Multi-stage random sample

Mode of Data Collection

Oral survey with standardized questionnaire

Availability Status

A

Access Authority

Name Affiliation E-mail address Universal Resource Identifier

Related Materials

Codebooks

German
ZA0556_cdb.pdf

English
ZA0556_cdb_en.pdf

ZA0556_fb.pdf
(Questionnaire)

Datasets

SPSS English
ZA0556_v2-0-0_en.sav

SPSS German
ZA0556_v2-0-0.sav

SPSS portable English
ZA0556_v2-0-0_en.por

SPSS portable German
ZA0556_v2-0-0.por

Stata English
ZA0556_v2-0-0_en.dta

Stata German
ZA0556_v2-0-0.dta

Related Publications

Related Publications

Kaase, Max:
Determinanten des Wahlverhaltens bei der Bundestagswahl 1969.
In: Politische Vierteljahresschrift, 11, 1970, S. 46 - 110.

Other References Note

Further Remarks

The current study is the first part of a three-wave trend survey; see ZA Study Nos. 0557 and 0558.

Data Files Description

File Name

ZA0556-2.0.NSDstat

Overall Case Count

1411

Overall Variable Count

116

Type of File

Nesstar 200801

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