Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-506-011-1-1-West Germany-ICPSR-1987

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: German election study, 1987.  [machine-readable data file] / Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim)  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8971

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Codebook is machine-readable and codebook in microfiche drawer. Also dictionary is available.

Abstract: This data collection combines data from 12 cross-sectional surveys conducted from January 1986 through February 1987. Among the topics covered are respondent evaluations of the political parties and party leaders, assessments of personal and national economic conditions, and attitudes on various public issues. Demographic information on respondents also was gathered.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: German citizens over age 18 residing in private households. West Berlin was excluded.

SAMPLE: Stratified multistage random sample.

NOTE: This dataset integrates the separate surveys by coding the same questions from each of the surveys under one variable. This necessitates the use of a study filter variable V3 for all analyses.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image

TIME PERIOD: January 1986-February 1987

DATE OF COLLECTION: January 1986-February 1987

FUNDING AGENCY: Second Television Network.

Media/File Reports:

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