Data from individual questionnaires 1996


Sort Variable Name
235 Gross Amt. Military,Comm. Serve Pay,Mo mp5820
244 Type Of College Degree mp6003
272 Maternity Leave Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66f
469 Other Worries mp10910
270 Registered Unemployed Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66d
271 Retired Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66e
273 In School,College Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66g
274 Military,Commun. Srvce Jan-Dec Prv. Yr mp66h
275 Housewife,Househusband Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66i
276 Other Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66j
11 Person Number Surveyed mbefrper
7 Never Changing Person ID pid
481 Current Occupational Classification Secondary Employment [pjobx] (ISCO-88 Com) mp56_isco88
482 Current Occupational Classification Secondary Employment [pjobx] (KldB92) mp56_kldb92
129 Civil Servant Training mp1415
218 Unemployment Benefit mp5803
140 Monthly Salary At Which Would Take Job mp2401
196 Month Company Newly Founded mp5103
290 Mths Of Widow-Er,Orphan Benefit Prev. Yr mp67e02
302 Mths Early Retirement Benefit Prev. Yr mp67i02
367 Amt. Monthly Health Insurance Premium mp7209
392 Degree Of Disability mp7702
221 Gross Amt.Of Unemployment Relief, Mo mp5806
232 Student Grant mp5817
262 Ended Self-Employment mp6410
324 Amount Of Vacation Bonus Prev. Yr mp6808
1 Current Wave HH Number (=MHHNR) hhnrakt
8 Survey Year welle
130 Now Other Vocational Education mp1416
142 Could Start Immed.-Acceptable Position mp25
174 At Current Employer Since-Year mp3901
182 Contracted Wkly Wrk Hrs-Without Overtime mp4201
195 Year Company Newly Founded mp5102
217 Gross Amt Second Job Monthly Income mp5802
225 Gross Amt. Of Early Rtiremnt Benefits,Mo mp5810
251 Years Worked On Last Job mp6301
293 Mths Of Unemployment Benefit Prev Yr mp67f02
294 Gross Amt Unemployment Benefit Prev Yr mp67f03
305 Mths Of Maternity Benefit Prev Yr mp67j02
371 Months Of Voluntary, Compulsory Pension mp7302
380 Amount Of Payments To Spouse Prev. Yr mp7408
383 Amt. Of Payments To Relatives Prev. Yr mp7411
396 Number Of Hospital Stays Prev. Yr mp7902
418 Preference For A Country mp8902
0 Original Household Number hhnr
2 Never Changing Person ID persnr
3 Survey Year syear
4 Original Household Number cid
5 Current Wave HH Number (=HHNRAKT) mhhnr
6 Current Wave HH Number (=MHHNR) hid
9 Subsample Identifier sample1
10 Questionnaire Version mpspkz
12 Satisfaction With Work mp0102
13 Satisfaction With Health mp0101
14 Satisfaction With Housework mp0103
15 Satisfaction With Household Income mp0104
16 Satisfaction With Dwelling mp0105
17 Satisfaction With Amount Of Leisure Time mp0106
18 Satisfaction With Goods And Services mp0107
19 Satisfaction With Standard Of Living mp0108
20 Satisfaction With Environment mp0109
21 Hours On Job, Training mp0201
22 Hours Running Errands mp0202
23 Hours On Housework mp0203
24 Hours On Child Care mp0204
25 Hours On Training, Education mp0205
26 Hours On Repairs, Garden Work mp0206
27 Hours On Other Activities mp0207
28 Coordinating Job With Family, Household mp03
29 Importance Of Longer Shop Opening Hours mp0401
30 Importance Of Shorter Working Week mp0402
31 Importance Of More Flexible Working Week mp0403
32 Importance Of Better (Nursery)School Hrs mp0404
33 Importance Of Reliable School Child Care mp0405
34 Importance Of More Full-Day Schools mp0406
35 Attend Cultural Events mp0501
36 Attend Cinema,Pop,Jazz Concerts mp0502
37 Participate In Sports mp0503
38 Attend Social Gatherings mp0504
39 Help Out Friends,Relatives,Acquaintances mp0505
40 Perform Volunteer Work mp0506
41 Participate In Local Politics mp0507
42 Attend Church Or Other Religious Events mp0508
43 Sex Of First Person Befriended mp06a01
44 Sex Of Second Person Befriended mp06b01
45 Sex Of Third Person Befriended mp06c01
46 Related To First Person Befriended mp06a02
47 Related To Second Person Befriended mp06b02
48 Related To Third Person Befriended mp06c02
49 Nationality Of First Person Befriended mp06a03
50 Nationality Of Second Person Befriended mp06b03
51 Nationality Of Third Person Befriended mp06c03
52 Same Country mp06c04
53 Same Country mp06a04
54 Same Country mp06b04
55 First Person To Help With Sickness mp0701
56 Second Person To Help With Sickness mp0702
57 Nobody To Help With Sickness mp0703
58 First Person To Help With Long Term Care mp0801
59 Second Person To Help With Long Term Care mp0802
60 Nobody To Help With Long Term Care mp0803
61 Mother Present mp09a01
62 Where Does Mother Live mp09a02
63 Nature Of Relationship To Mother mp09a03
64 Father Present mp09b01
65 Where Does Father Live mp09b02
66 Nature Of Relationship To Father mp09b03
67 Previous Spouse Present mp09c01
68 Where Does Previous Spouse Live mp09c02
69 Nature Of Relationship To Prev Spouse mp09c03
70 Current Spouse In Other HH Present mp09d01
71 Where Does Current Spouse Of Oth HH Live mp09d02
72 Nature Of Relat To Current Spouse Oth HH mp09d03
73 Son-s Present mp09e01
74 Number Of Sons mp09e02
75 Where Do Son-s Live mp09e03
76 Nature Of Relationship To Son-s mp09e04
77 Daughter-s Present mp09f01
78 Number Of Daughters mp09f02
79 Where Do Daughter-s Live mp09f03
80 Nature Of Relationship To Daughter-s mp09f04
81 Brother-s Present mp09g01
82 Number Of Brothers mp09g02
83 Where Do Brother-s Live mp09g03
84 Nature Of Relationship To Brother-s mp09g04
85 Sister-s Present mp09h01
86 Number Of Sisters mp09h02
87 Where Do Sister-s Live mp09h03
88 Nature Of Relationship To Sister-s mp09h04
89 Grandchild-Ren Present mp09i01
90 Number Of Grandchildren mp09i02
91 Where Do Grandchild-Ren Live mp09i03
92 Nature Of Relationship To Grandchild-Ren mp09i04
93 Grandparent-s Present mp09j01
94 Number Of Grandparents mp09j02
95 Where Do Grandparents Live mp09j03
96 Nature Of Relationship To Grandparents mp09j04
97 Other Relative-s Present mp09k01
98 Number Of Other Relatives mp09k02
99 Where Do Other Relative-s Live mp09k03
100 Nature Of Relationship To Oth Relative-s mp09k04
101 I Determine My Own Life mp1001
102 Plans Are Seldom Work Out mp1002
103 Behavior Determines Life mp1003
104 No One Can Escape Their Fate mp1004
105 I Get Something Because Of Luck mp1005
106 Plans I Make Are Successful mp1006
107 Something Unforeseen Happens mp1007
108 The Outcome Is Always Different mp1008
109 Confident About Future mp1101
110 Lonely mp1102
111 Do Not Enjoy Work mp1103
112 Barely Able To Cope With Things mp1104
113 Registered As Unemployed mp12
114 Now Receiving Education,Training mp13
115 Now General-Education School mp1401
116 Now Specialized College mp1402
117 Now College mp1403
118 Now Vocational Retraining mp1404
119 Now Continued Vocational Education mp1405
120 Now Vocational Retraining mp1406
121 Now Continued General Education mp1407
122 Now Continued Other Education mp1408
123 Now Practical Training Preparation Year mp1409
124 Now Vocational School No Apprenticeship mp1410
125 Apprenticeship mp1411
126 Now Specialized Vocational School mp1412
127 Now School Of Health Care mp1413
128 Specialized Technical School mp1414
131 Employment Status mp15
132 Find Suitable Position mp16
133 Gainful Employment In Future mp17
134 Future Gainful Employment Begin mp18
135 Gainful Employment FT, PT mp19
136 Current Occupation Or Something New mp20
137 Self-Employed Or Free-Lance mp21
138 Further Qualification Planned mp22
139 Reasons For Working mp23
141 Monthly Salary-Cant Say mp2402
143 Actively Sought Work Last 3 Months mp26
144 New Job Since 1,1995 mp27
145 Current Position Month 95 Began mp2801
146 Current Position Month 96 Began mp2802
147 Type Of Job Change mp29
148 Compare Type Of Activity mp3001
149 Compare Earnings mp3002
150 Compare Advancement Opportunities mp3003
151 Compare Work Load mp3004
152 Compare Commuting mp3005
153 Compare Job Security mp3008
154 Compare Working Hour Regulations mp3006
155 Compare Job Benefits mp3007
156 Compare Use Of Professional Knowledge mp31
157 Actively Sought This Position mp32
158 Found Position Thru Employment Office mp3301
159 Found Position Thru Private Agency mp3302
160 Found Position Thru Newspaper mp3303
161 Found Position Thru Friends, Relatives mp3304
162 Returned To Former Employer mp3305
163 Applied On Chance mp3306
164 Other, E.G. Does Not Apply mp3307
165 Training Applies To Current Occupation mp35
166 No Particular Training mp3601
167 Brief On-The-Job Training mp3602
168 Longer On-The-Job Training mp3603
169 Training Course mp3604
170 Formal Vocational Training mp3605
171 Formal University Training mp3606
172 Civil Service Job mp3701
173 Size Of Company mp38
175 At Current Employer Since-Month mp3902
176 Duration Of Work Contract mp40
177 Type Of Blue-Collar Worker mp4101
178 Type Of Self-Employment mp4102
179 Currently In Education, Training mp4103
180 Type Of White-Collar Worker mp4104
181 Type Of Civil Servant mp4105
183 No Set Weekly Hours mp4202
185 Employer Pays Social Security Benefits mp44
186 Hours Of Overtime Last Month mp4501
187 Overtime Last Month mp4502
188 Compensated For Overtime mp46
189 Gross Income Last Month mp4701
190 Net Income Last Month mp4702
191 Place Of Work In Old-New Federal Lands mp48
192 Owner Of Company mp49
193 Owner,Parent Company -East,West,Foreign mp50
194 Company Already Existed In June 1990 mp5101
197 Change In Number Of Employees Last Year mp52
198 Change In Number Of Employees Expected mp53
199 Chance Of Finding A New Job mp5401
200 Chance Of Losing Job mp5402
201 Chance Of Promotion mp5403
202 Chance Of Becoming Self-Employed mp5404
203 Chance Of Working Different Occupation mp5405
204 Chance Of Leaving Labor Force mp5406
205 Chance Of Occupation Worsening mp5407
206 Pensioned, Early Retirement mp5408
207 Changed Part-Time To,From Full-Time mp5409
208 Further Education Through Courses mp5410
209 Raise Through Wage Rate Increase mp5411
210 Family Members Helps Out mp5501
211 Regular Second Job mp5502
212 Odd Jobs For Pay mp5503
213 None Of These mp5504
214 Second Job, Days Per Month mp5701
215 Second Job, Hours Per Day mp5702
216 Second Job, Earnings mp5801
219 Gross Amt.Of Unemployment Benefit,Mo mp5804
220 Unemployment Relief mp5805
222 Subsistence Allowance mp5807
224 Early Retirement Benefits mp5809
226 Old-Age,Invalid Pension mp5811
227 Gross Amt. Of Old-Age,Invalid Pension,Mo mp5812
228 Widow-Er,Orphan Benefit mp5813
229 Gross Amt Of Widow-Er,Orphan Benefit,Mo mp5814
230 Maternity Benefit mp5815
231 Gross Amount Of Maternity Benefit mp5816
233 Gross Amount Of Student Grant,Mo mp5818
234 Military,Community Serv. Payments mp5819
236 Income From Persons Not In Household mp5821
237 Gross Amt. Income-Persons Not In HH,Mo mp5822
238 No Other Income Besides Earned Income mp5823
239 Completed Education,Training Prev. Yr mp5901
240 Completed Training Month Prev. Yr mp5902
241 Completed Training Month Current Yr mp5903
242 General-Education School Degree mp6001
243 College Degree mp6002
245 Primary Field Of Study In College mp6004
247 Type Of Education,Training mp6006
248 Left Job Since Start Of Prev. Year mp61
249 Month Last Job Ended Previous Yr mp6201
250 Month Last Job Ended Current Yr mp6202
252 Months Worked On Last Job mp6302
253 Company Closed Down mp6401
254 Retired mp6402
255 Early Retirement Rules mp6403
256 Limited Term Employment Relationship mp6404
257 Education,Training Completed mp6405
258 Terminated By Employer mp6406
259 Quit The Job mp6407
260 Employee Requested Transfer mp6408
261 Company Transferred Employee mp6409
263 On Leave Or Laid-Off mp6411
264 Other Reasons For Loss Of Job mp6412
265 Severance Package, Compensation mp6501
266 Amt. Of Severance Package, Compensation mp6502
267 Employed Full-Time Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66a
268 Employed Part-Time Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66b
269 Education,Retraining Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp66c
277 Wages, Salary Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp67a01
278 Mths Of Wages,Salary Prev. Yr mp67a02
279 Gross Amount Of Wages, Salary Prev. Yr mp67a03
280 Self-Employment Income Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp67b01
281 Mths Of Self-Employment Income Prev. Yr mp67b02
282 Gross Amt. Of Self-Empl.Income Prv. Yr mp67b03
283 Second Job Income Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp67c01
284 Mths Of Second Job Income Prev. Yr mp67c02
285 Gross Amount Second Job Income Prev. Yr mp67c03
286 Old-Age,Invalid Pension Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp67d01
287 Mths Of Old-Age,Invalid Pension Prev. Yr mp67d02
288 Gross Amt. O-Age, Invlid Pension Prv. Yr mp67d03
289 Widow-Er, Orphan Benefit Jan-Dec Prv. Yr mp67e01
291 Gross Amt Widow-Er,Orphan Benft Prv. Yr mp67e03
292 Unemployment Benefit Jan-Dec Prev Yr mp67f01
295 Unemployment Relief Jan-Dec Prev Yr mp67g01
296 Mths Of Unemployment Relief Prev Yr mp67g02
297 Gross Amt Unemployment Relief Prev.Yr mp67g03
298 Maint.Support,Training Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp67h01
299 Mths Maint.Support,Training Prev. Yr mp67h02
300 Gross Amt Maint.Support,Trnng Prev. Yr mp67h03
301 Early Retirement Benefit Prev. Yr mp67i01
303 Gross Amt Early Retrmnt Benefit Prev. Yr mp67i03
304 Maternity Benefit Jan-Dec Prev Yr mp67j01
306 Gross Amount Of Maternity Benefit mp67j03
307 Student Grant Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp67k01
308 Mths Of Student Grant Prev. Yr mp67k02
309 Gross Amount Of Student Grant mp67k03
310 Military,Comm Serv. Pay Prev. Yr mp67l01
311 Months Military,Comm. Serv. Pay Prev. Yr mp67l02
312 Gross Amount Military,Com.Pay Prev. Yr mp67l03
313 Income-Prsons Not In HH Jan-Dec Prev. Yr mp67m01
314 Mths Of Income-Prsons Not In HH Prev. Yr mp67m02
315 Gross Amount Of Income-Persons Not In HH mp67m03
316 No Income At All Prev. Yr mp67n
317 13th Month Pay Prev. Yr mp6801
318 Amount Of 13th Month Pay Prev. Yr mp6802
319 14th Month Pay Prev. Yr mp6803
320 Amount Of 14th Month Pay Prev. Yr mp6804
321 Christmas Bonus Prev. Yr mp6805
322 Amount Of Christmas Bonus Prev. Yr mp6806
323 Vacation Bonus Prev. Yr mp6807
325 Profit-Sharing Bonus Prev. Yr mp6809
326 Amount Of Profit-Sharing Bonus Prev. Yr mp6810
327 Other Bonuses Prev. Yr mp6811
328 Amount Of Other Bonuses Prev. Yr mp6812
329 No Bonuses,Perks Prev. Yr mp6813
330 Short-Time Work Benefit Prev. Yr mp6901
331 Weeks Of Short-Time Benefit Prev. Yr mp6902
332 Bad Weather Benefit Prev. Yr mp6903
333 Weeks Of Bad Weather Benefit Prev. Yr mp6904
334 No S.Time, Badweather Benefit Prev. Yr mp6905
335 Amt. Worker Pension-Self mp7001
337 Amt. Civil Servant Pension-Self mp7003
351 Amt. Company Pension-Dependent mp7017
352 Amt. Other Pension-Dependent mp7018
353 Compulsory Paying Member mp7101
354 Voluntary Paying Member mp7102
355 Co-Insured Family Member mp7103
356 Privately Insured mp7104
357 Pensioned, Unemployed, Etc. Insured mp7105
358 No Health Insurance mp7106
359 Local Health Insurance Plan mp7201
360 Supplementary Health Insurance Plan mp7202
361 Company Health Insurance Plan mp7203
362 Guild Health Insurance Plan mp7204
363 Private Health Insurance Plan mp7205
364 Supplementary Private Health Insurance mp7206
365 Other Health Insurance Plan mp7207
366 Type Of Other Health Insurance mp7208
369 Reimbursement For Medical Treatment mp7211
370 Premiums For Compulsory Pension mp7301
372 Amount Of Voluntary, Compulsory Premium mp7303
373 Payments To Parents,-Inlaw Previous Yr mp7401
375 Do Parents Live In Ger Or Foreign Country mp7403
376 Payments To Children Previous Yr mp7404
378 Do Children Live In Ger Or Foreign Country mp7406
379 Payments To Spouse Previous Yr mp7407
381 Does Ex-Spouse Live In Ger Or Foreign Country mp7409
382 Payments To Relatives Previous Yr mp7410
384 Do Relatives Live In Ger Or Foreign Country mp7412
385 Payments To Others Previous Yr mp7413
387 Do Others Live In Germany Or Foreign Country mp7415
388 No Payments Previous Yr mp7416
389 Current State Of Health mp75
390 Hindered By Health mp76
391 Severely Disabled mp7701
393 Number Of Doctor Visits Last Three Mths. mp7801
394 No Doctor Visit Last Three Mths. mp7802
395 Hospital Stay Previous Year mp7901
398 Gainful Employment In Previous Year mp8001
399 No Days Off Sick Previous Year mp8002
400 Number Of Days Off Sick Previous Year mp8003
401 Off Sick More Than Six Wks. Prev. Yr mp8004
402 Times Off Sick GT Six Wks. Prev. Yr mp8005
403 Treated By Doc For Work Injury Prev. Yr mp81
404 In-Patient Rehab Treatment Prev. Yr mp8201
405 Rehab Treat Prev. Yr, Costs Covered By mp8202
406 Political Interests mp83
407 Supports Political Party mp8401
408 Political Party Supported mp8402
409 Amount Of Support For Political Party mp8403
410 Peace And Order mp8501
411 More Citizen Influence On Govt. mp8502
412 Fight Against Inflation mp8503
413 Ties To Local Area mp86
414 Freedom Of Speech mp8504
415 Move Away Due To Family Or Job mp87
416 Move To Another Country mp8901
417 Move To Another Part Of Germany mp88
419 German mp90a01
420 Emigrant Of German Descent mp90a02
421 1984 Already In Germany mp90a03
422 Nationality mp91a
423 Application For German Citizenship mp92a
424 Have Multiple Citizenships mp93a
425 Sense Of Being Without A Country mp94a
426 Discrimination Because Of Descent mp95a
427 Language Most Used mp96a
428 Read Newspapers Germany,Home Country mp97a
429 Listen to Music mp98a
430 Cook Home Country Cuisine mp99a
431 Wish To Remain Germany Permanently mp100a
432 How Long Wish To Remain Germany mp101a01
433 Number Of Desired Years mp101a02
434 Do Not Know Number Of Desired Years mp101a03
435 Visit Native Country mp102a
436 Total Time Visited In Last 2 Years mp103a
437 Feelings When Visiting Native Country mp104a
438 Gender mp10501
439 Year Of Birth mp10502
440 Marital Status mp106
441 Currently Have Steady Partner mp10701
442 Partner Lives In Household mp10702
443 Month Married Previous Year mp10801
444 Month Married Survey Year mp10802
445 Month Moved In Together Previous Year mp10803
446 Month Moved In Together Survey Year mp10804
447 Month Divorced Previous Year mp10805
448 Month Divorced Survey Year mp10806
449 Month Separated Previous Year mp10807
450 Month Separated Survey Year mp10808
451 Month Partner Died Previous Year mp10809
452 Month Partner Died Survey Year mp10810
453 Month Child Moved Out Previous Year mp10811
454 Month Child Moved Out Survey Year mp10812
455 Month Child Born Previous Year mp10813
456 Month Child Born Survey Year mp10814
457 Month Other HH Comp Change Previous Yr mp10815
458 Month Other HH Comp Change Survey Yr mp10816
459 No Change In HH Composition mp10817
460 Worried About Economic Development mp10901
461 Worried About Finances mp10902
462 Worried About Environment mp10903
463 Worried About Peace mp10904
464 Worried About Dwelling mp10905
465 Worried About Job Security mp10906
466 Worried About Child Care mp10907
467 Worried About Crime mp10908
468 Worried About Foreigners In Germany mp10909
470 Satisfaction With Life at Present mp11001
471 Satisfaction With Life In Five Years mp11002
472 Survey Instrument mpinta
473 Third Person Present mpdrpra
474 Length In Minutes Oral Interview mpinda1
475 Length In Minutes Written Interview mpinda2
476 Day Of Interview mptagin
477 Month Of Interview mpmonin
478 Current occupation (ISCO-88 COM) mp34_isco88
480 Industry sector of current company (NACE Rev. 1.1, Division) mp37_nace
483 Interviewer ID intid
484 Vocation (TNS-KldB 88) mp6005_klba88
336 Amt. Miner Pension-Self mp7002
338 Amt. War Victim Pension-Self mp7004
339 Amt. Farmer Pension-Self mp7005
340 Amt. Worker Accident Pension-Self mp7006
341 Amt. Supp. Civil Servant Pension-Self mp7007
342 Amt. Company Pension-Self mp7008
343 Amt. Other Pension-Self mp7009
344 Amt. Worker Pension-Dependent mp7010
345 Amt. Miner Pension-Dependent mp7011
346 Amt. Civil Servant Pension-Dependent mp7012
347 Amt. War Victim Pension-Dependent mp7013
348 Amt. Farmer Pension-Dependent mp7014
349 Amt. Worker Accident Pension-Dependent mp7015
350 Amt. Supp. Civil Servant Pension-Dependent mp7016
479 Current occupation (KldB 92) mp34_kldb92
184 Actual Weekly Work Hrs With Overtime mp43
223 Gross Amt. Of Subsistence Allowance,Mo mp5808
246 Occupation Trained For mp6005
368 Number Of Insured Persons mp7210
374 Amount Of Pay To Parents,-Inlaw Pr Yr mp7402
377 Amount Of Payments To Children Prev. Yr mp7405
386 Amount Of Payments To Others Prev. Yr mp7414
397 Nights Of Hospital Stay Prev. Yr mp7903

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