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German Social Survey (ALLBUS), 1988 (ICPSR 9382)

Principal Investigator(s): Mayer, Karl Ulrich, et al.


The German Social Survey (ALLBUS) monitors social trends in the Federal Republic of Germany. Involvement with the political process and forms of political participation, AIDS, environmental issues, and the family and changing sexual roles were the special topics of investigation in 1988. Basic demographic and socioeconomic data also were collected.

Access Notes

  • This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR. These data are currently available at German Social Survey (ALLBUS), 1988. Additional information may be available in Data Collection Notes.

    The codebook and the SPSS Control Cards for this collection are in German.

Study Description


Mayer, Karl Ulrich, et al. German Social Survey (ALLBUS), 1988. ICPSR09382-v1. Cologne, W. Germany: /Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 2013-08-20. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09382.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09382.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    AIDS, environment, families, gender roles, life satisfaction, political attitudes, political participation, public opinion, social attitudes, social issues, socioeconomic status, trends

Geographic Coverage:    Germany, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1988-04--1988-05

Date of Collection:   

  • 1988-04--1988-05

Universe:    West German citizens 18 years of age and over living in private households in the Federal Republic of Germany and West Berlin.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook and the SPSS Control Cards for this collection are in German.


Sample:    Multistage probability sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews, and telephone interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   1990-10-16