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

Variable V64: Vote decision no difference

Literal Question

Q.44

Some people think: no matter what you vote for, it doesn't make a difference to what is happening in politics. Others say it does make difference what you vote for. If 1 means that whatever you vote for doesn't have an impact on what's happening in politics and 5 means that it full well makes a difference: where on a scale from 1 to 5 would you place your opinion?

1 it doesn't have an impact on what's happening in politics
2345 it full well makes a difference
8 don't know
9 NA




German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 Ist egal für das, was in der Politik 119
 6.0%
2 121
 6.1%
3 352
 17.8%
4 489
 24.7%
5 Macht sehr wohl einen Unterschied 896
 45.3%
8 Weiß nicht 40
9 KA 2

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 1977
Missing cases 42
This variable is numeric

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