German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1996 (ICPSR 3066)

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Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung and Zentrum fuer Umfragen, Methoden und Analysen (ZUMA)

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03066.v1

Version V1

This version of the data collection is no longer distributed by ICPSR. These data are currently available at German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1996 .

Additional information may be available in Collection Notes.

The documentation for this collection is in German.

The variable locations and lengths indicated in the codebook do not correspond to the variable locations and lengths indicated by the SAS and SPSS data definition statements and the raw data file. Users should consult the data definition statements for variable locations and lengths that match the raw data file.

All marginals in the codebook documentation are calculated from unweighted data.

The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Web site.

This collection contains data from ten surveys concerning social trends in Germany. Each of the surveys covered a variety of social and political topics, which are represented by the following variables in the cumulative file: perceptions of the economic situation, political attitudes and involvement, attitudes toward the unification of Germany, social inequality and the welfare state, sources of national/ethnic pride, immigrants, family and upbringing, attitudes toward abortion, questions about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), professional and life priorities, religion and church, environmental awareness, attitudes toward authority, and fear of crime. The demographic variables include the respondent's age, education, income, marital status, citizenship, residency in Germany, children, friends and acquaintances, membership in organizations or associations, parents' education and professions, and spouse's or partner's demographic characteristics.

Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung and Zentrum fuer Umfragen, Methoden und Analysen (ZUMA). German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1996  . Ann Arbor, MI: Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung [distributor], Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2013-09-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03066.v1

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These data were supplied by the Zentralarchiv fuer empirische Sozialforschung in Koeln, Germany. To provide funding agencies with essential information about the use of archival resources, and to facilitate the exchange of information about research activities based on the Zentralarchiv's holdings, each user is expected to send two copies of each completed manuscript to the Zentralarchiv. All manuscripts utilizing data made available through the Zentralarchiv should acknowledge that fact.

Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
1980 -- 1996

The documentation for this collection is in German.

The variable locations and lengths indicated in the codebook do not correspond to the variable locations and lengths indicated by the SAS and SPSS data definition statements and the raw data file. Users should consult the data definition statements for variable locations and lengths that match the raw data file.

All marginals in the codebook documentation are calculated from unweighted data.

The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Web site.

Multistage random sample.

German citizens 18 years of age or older living in private households in the Federal Republic of Germany and West Berlin prior to 1991, and German-speaking persons (including German-speaking foreigners) aged 18 and over living in all of Germany since 1991.

personal interviews

survey data

2001-01-25

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung and Zentrum fuer Umfragen, Methoden und Analysen (ZUMA). German Social Survey (ALLBUS) Cumulative File, 1980-1996 . ICPSR03066-v1. Koeln, Germany: Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03066.v1