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

Variable V247: HH employee: area

Literal Question


(If neither respondent nor partner is/was main earner and salaried employee)

What is the most adequate description for the area of responsibilities of the main earner of your household?

0 INAP., coded 1 - 4, 6 - 8, 0 in Q.162
1 industrial and factory master craftsman in none-tenured employment
2 white-collar job subject to instructions, e.g. salesperson, clerk, keyboarder
3 tasks dealt with independently after general instruction, e.g. specialist, book-keeper, engineering draughtsman
4 independent work in responsible job or with limited responsibility for staff, e.g. assistant lecturer, holder of a general power of attorney, head of department
5 extensive executive duties and decision-making powers (e.g. director, manager, member of the board)
8 don't know
9 NA

German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 Industrie- und Werkmeister 2
2 Ausführende Tätigkeit nach Anweisung 12
3 Aufgaben nach allgemeiner Anweisung 14
4 Selbständige Leistung verantwortl 19
5 Umfassende Führungsaufgaben 2
0 TNZ, Code 1-4,6-8,0 in F.162 1964
8 Weiß nicht 4
9 KA 2

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 49
Missing cases 1970
This variable is numeric


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