Dataset: German National Election Study - Post-Election Study 1998 German CSES Study

Variable V65: Frankness about politics

Literal Question


When you question people about their opinion on politics, do you think that usually most people in Germany frankly say what they think about politics or do you believe that most Germans normally rather hold back what they think about politics? Imagine a scale from 1 to 5 again. 1 means that most Germans usually say frankly what they think about politics, 5 means they they normally conceal what they think about politics. Where on a scale from 1 to 5 would you place your opinion?

1 most Germans say what they think
2345 most Germans rather hold back what they think
8 don't know
9 NA

German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 Die meisten sagen was sie denken 400
2 431
3 587
4 330
5 Die meisten verbergen was sie denken 234
8 Weiß nicht 34
9 KA 3

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1982
Missing cases 37
This variable is numeric


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