Dataset: Post-Election Study on the Federal Parliament Election 1994

Variable V141: Kind of school

Literal Question


(Interviewer: hand white list S1 to respondent. Allow only one response, let respondent only specify highest level of education)

What's your highest level of general education? Please take a look at the this list and tell me the appropriate answer.

1 I'm presently in school, attending a general full-time school
2 I'm presently in school, attending a vocational post-graduate school, 'Fachschule' or the like
3 left school without a certificate, before reaching 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade
4 'Volksschule', 'Hauptschule' leaving certificate)
5 'Mittlere Reife', 'Realschule' or 'Fachschulreife'
6 Polytechnical 'Oberschule' with certificate after 10th grade (before 1985: 8th grade)
7 'Fachhochschulreife', subject related 'Hochschulreife', 'Fachoberschule' leaving certificate
8 'Abitur', general 'Hochschulreife', advanced 'Oberschule' (EOS)
9 other school leaving certificate
99 NA

German Question Text

Values Categories N
1 allg. Vollzeitschule 11
2 berufsorientierte Schule 17
3 abgegangen ohne Abschl 141
4 Volks-, Hauptschulabschluss 789
5 Mittlere Reife 350
6 Polytechnische Oberschule 333
7 Fachhochschulreife 123
8 Abitur 271
9 anderen Schulabschluss 6
99 KA 5

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 2041
Missing cases 5
This variable is numeric


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