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Preconditions of the Formation of Public Opinion in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1964 (ICPSR 7014)

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This data collection consists of four national cross-section sample surveys of the German electorate in 1964. Items probed respondents' attitudes toward the federal government, political parties, and a variety of foreign and domestic issues, as well as their knowledge and evaluation of politicians and various items of political interest. See the related collections, PUBLIC OPINION SURVEYS: WEST GERMANY, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 1968 (ICPSR 7090), and PUBLIC OPINION SURVEYS: WEST GERMANY, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 1968 (ICPSR 7091).

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Study Description


Konrad Adenauer Foundation. PRECONDITIONS OF THE FORMATION OF PUBLIC OPINION IN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, 1964. ICPSR07014-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07014.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   attitudes, foreign affairs, political attitudes, political participation, political parties, public opinion

Geographic Coverage:   Germany, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1964

Date of Collection:  

  • 1964-05--1964-07

Universe:   Voting age population in the Federal Republic of Germany in 1964.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The documentation for this study is presently available only in German. (2) The data were collected by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and were made available through the auspices of Dr. Werner Kaltefleiter, director, Social Science Research Institute, Konrad Adenauer Foundation. (3) The Preconditions of the Formation of Public Opinion in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1964 (ICPSR 7014) data are written in IBM column-binary format. The data are multiply-punched and are stored in EBCDIC. The file should be designated a binary file when used on a non-EBCDIC system.


Data Source:

personal interviews


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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB7014.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.


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