Youth questionnaire for first time respondents at age 17


Sort Variable Name
1 Original Household Number hhnr
1 Current Wave HH Number (=XHHNR) hhnrakt
1 Current Wave HH Number (=HHNRAKT) xhhnr
1 Never Changing Person ID persnr
1 Survey Year syear
1 Sample Indicator sample1
1 Person Number Surveyed xausku
1 Lives In Parental Household xj01
1 Has Own Room xj02
1 Additional Room, Apartment xj03
1 Own Earnings xj04
1 Full-Time, Part-Time, Trainee xj05
1 Have Already Worked Before xj06
1 Age At First Job xj07
1 Reason For Working xj08
1 Pocket Money, Allowance xj09
1 Pocket Money per Week xj1001
1 Pocket Money per Month xj1002
1 Money Saved xj1101
1 Savings per Month xj1102
1 Savings Irregular xj1103
1 Father Important In Life xj1201
1 Mother Important In Life xj1202
1 Brother, Sister Important In Life xj1203
1 Other Relative Important In Life xj1204
1 Steady Boy-,Girlfriend Important In Life xj1205
1 Best Friend Important In Life xj1206
1 Teacher Important In Life xj1207
1 Clique,Group Of Friends Important In Life xj1208
1 Other Person Important In Life xj1209
1 Argue Or Fight With Father xj1301
1 Argue Or Fight With Mother xj1302
1 Argue Or Fight With Brother,Sister xj1303
1 Argue Or Fight Steady Boy-,Girlfriend xj1304
1 Argue Or Fight With Best Friend xj1305
1 Mother Talks About Things You Do xj1401
1 Father Talks About Things You Do xj1402
1 Mother Talks About Things That Worry You xj1403
1 Father Talks About Things That Worry You xj1404
1 Mother Asks You Prior To Making Decision xj1405
1 Father Asks You Prior To Making Decision xj1406
1 Mother Expresses Opinion On Smthng You Do xj1407
1 Father Expresses Opinion On Smthng You Do xj1408
1 Mother Able To Solve Problems With You xj1409
1 Father Able To Solve Problems With You xj1410
1 Mother Has Impression Of Trusting You xj1411
1 Father Has Impression Of Trusting You xj1412
1 Mother Asks Your Opinion On Family Matter xj1413
1 Father Asks Your Opinion On Family Matter xj1414
1 Mother Gives Reason For Making Decision xj1415
1 Father Gives Reason For Making Decision xj1416
1 Mother Shows That She Loves You xj1417
1 Father Shows That She Loves You xj1418
1 How Often Watch TV, Video xj1501
1 How Often Play Computer Games xj1502
1 Frequency Internet xj1503
1 How Often Listen To Music xj1504
1 How Often Play Music Or Sing xj1505
1 How Often Do Sports xj1506
1 How Often Dance Or Act xj1507
1 How Often Do Tech. Activities, Coding xj1508
1 How Often Read xj1509
1 How Often Do Nothing xj1510
1 How Often Spend Time Steady Boy-,Girlfriend xj1511
1 How Often Spend Time Best Friend xj1512
1 How Often Spend Time Clique xj1513
1 Frequency Youth Centre, Recreational Centre xj1514
1 How Often Do Volunteer Work xj1515
1 Frequency Of Time In Church, Attending Religious Events xj1516
1 Musically Active xj16
1 Type Of Music xj17
1 Musically Active Alone Or In Group xj18
1 How Old When First Musically Active xj19
1 Musical Lessons Outside Of School xj20
1 Sports Played xj21
1 Most Important Sport (Code) xj22
1 Age When Starting This Sport xj23
1 Where And With Whom Sport xj24
1 Take Part In Competitions In This Sport xj25
1 Attend School xj26
1 Year Of Leaving School xj27
1 Type Of Graduation Certificate xj2801
1 Highest Certificate Planned xj29
1 Type Of Preferred Certificate xj30
1 1. Foreign Language xj3101
1 2. Foreign Language xj3102
1 School Participation Abroad xj32
1 Private School Participation xj33
1 Class Representative xj3401
1 Student Body President xj3402
1 Involved With School Newspaper xj3403
1 Belong To Theatre, Dance Group xj3404
1 Belong To Choir, Orchestra, Music Group xj3405
1 Belong To Volunteer Sport Group xj3406
1 Other Kind Of School Group xj3407
1 No Involvement xj3408
1 Satisfaction With Overall School Grades xj3501
1 Satisfaction With German Grades xj3502
1 Satisfaction With Mathematics Grades xj3503
1 Satisfaction With Main Foreign Langauge xj3504
1 School Recommended Higher Education Level xj36
1 Grade German xj3701
1 Grade Mathematics xj3702
1 Grade 1. Foreign Langauge xj3703
1 Points German xj3704
1 Points Mathematics xj3705
1 Points 1. Foreign Language xj3706
1 Comprehensive School German xj3707
1 Comprehensive School Mathematics xj3708
1 Comprehensive School Foreign Langauge xj3709
1 Basic,Advanced Course German xj3710
1 Basic,Advanced Course Mathematics xj3711
1 Basic,Advanced Course 1. Foreign Language xj3712
1 Year, Grade Repeated xj38
1 Year, Grade First Repeated xj3901
1 Year, Grade Repeated xj3902
1 Paid Tutor xj40
1 Parents Cared For Educational Achievements xj41
1 Parents Help With Studying xj42
1 Disagreements With Parents Over Studies xj43
1 Parents Take Part In Parents-Evening xj4401
1 Parents Come To Teacher Office Hours xj4402
1 Parents Visit Teacher Outside Office Hrs. xj4403
1 Involved As Parents Representative xj4404
1 Parents Not Involved In Any Of Above xj4405
1 Number Of Foreign Students xj45
1 Job Training, Apprenticeship xj46
1 Occu. Foundation Year xj4701
1 Occu. Foundation Year Finished Succ xj4702
1 Occupational Integration Year xj4703
1 Occupational Integration Year Finished xj4704
1 Apprenticeship xj4705
1 Apprenticeship Finished xj4706
1 Specialized Vocational School xj4707
1 Spec. Vocational School Year Finished xj4708
1 Internship, Voluntary Job xj4709
1 Internship, Voluntary Job Finished Succ xj4710
1 Formal Training Certificate, Uni. Degree xj48
1 Completed Apprenticeship xj4901
1 Specialized Vocational School xj4902
1 Higher Level Trade And Technical School xj4903
1 Civil Servant Education xj4904
1 Accredited Career Training Academy xj4905
1 Specialized Technical,Engineering School xj4906
1 University xj4907
1 Total Item-Nonresponse xj4908
1 At What Age Financially Independent xj5001
1 Already Financially Independent xj5002
1 Preferred Occupation xj51
1 Informed About Future Occupation xj53
1 Career Choice: Parents Proposals Important xj5401
1 Occupation Choice: Goal Is To Take Things As They Come xj5402
1 Occupational Choice: Different Possibilities xj5403
1 Occupational Choice: Still Working Out Skills xj5404
1 Secure Job, Career xj5501
1 Importance: High Income xj5502
1 Good Promotion Possibilities xj5503
1 Job With Recognition xj5504
1 Job Which Allows For Spare Time xj5505
1 Interesting Job, Career xj5506
1 Job Which Allows For Independent Working xj5507
1 Interaction Important xj5508
1 Job Important For Society xj5509
1 Job With Good Health, Safety Conditions xj5510
1 Job Allows For Family Commitments xj5511
1 Job Where One Can Help Others xj5512
1 Health Status xj56
1 Height In Cm xj57
1 Weight (kg) xj58
1 Probability in %: Favoured Apprenticeship or University Place xj5901
1 Probability in %: Apprenticeship or University Place xj5902
1 Probability Of Finding Employment xj5903
1 Probability Of Job Success xj5904
1 Probability Of Long-Term Unemployment xj5905
1 Probability Of Being Held Back By Family xj5906
1 Probability in %: Self Employed xj5907
1 Probability Of Working Abroad xj5908
1 Probability Of Marriage xj5909
1 Probability Of Living With A Partner xj5910
1 Probability Of A Child xj5911
1 Probability Of Several Children xj5912
1 Year Of Birth xj6001
1 Month Of Birth xj6002
1 Born in Germany xj61
1 Country Of Birth Code xj62
1 Migrant To Germany xj63
1 Status Upon Immigration To Germany xj64
1 Today German Nationality xj65
1 Second nationality xj6601
1 Second Nationality (Code) xj6602
1 German nationality since birth or applied for later xj67
1 Which Nationality (Code) xj68
1 Residence Status xj69
1 Mother Tongue German: Both Parents xj70
1 Oral Ability: German xj7101
1 Written Ability: German xj7102
1 Oral Ability: Language Country Of Origin xj7103
1 Written Ability: Language Country Of Origin xj7104
1 Main Residence During Childhood xj72
1 Change of Residence Since Childhood xj73
1 Siblings Yes, No xj7401
1 Number Of Brothers xj7402
1 Number Of Sisters xj7403
1 Twin sister/brother xj7404
1 Siblings: Item Nonrespronse xj7405
1 No. Of Years Living With Bio. Parents xj7501
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Mother xj7502
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Mother And Partner xj7503
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Father xj7504
1 No. Of Years Living With Single Father And Partner xj7505
1 No. Of Years Living With Other Relatives xj7506
1 No. Of Years Living With Foster Parents xj7507
1 No. Of Years Living In Home xj7508
1 No. Of Years Living With: Overall No Answer xj7509
1 Father And Mother Live In HH xj76
1 Where Does Father Live xj7701
1 Where Does Mother Live xj7702
1 Year Of Death - Father xj7703
1 Year Of Death - Mother xj7704
1 Year Of Birth - Father xj7801
1 Year Of Birth - Mother xj7802
1 Father Born In Germany xj7901
1 Mother Born In Germany xj7902
1 Country Of Birth Father xj7904
1 Country Of Birth Mother xj7906
1 Father German Citizen xj8001
1 Mother German Citizen xj8002
1 Father: School Certificate xj8101
1 Mother: School Certificate xj8102
1 Father: Completed Occupational Training, Studies xj8201
1 Mother: Completed Occupational Training, Studies xj8202
1 Father: Type Of Blue-Collar Worker xj8401
1 Mother: Type Of Blue-Collar Worker xj8402
1 Father: Type Of White-Collar Worker xj8403
1 Mother: Type Of White-Collar Worker xj8404
1 Father: Type Of Civil Servant xj8405
1 Mother: Type Of Civil Servant xj8406
1 Father: Type Of Self-Employment xj8407
1 Mother: Type Of Self-Employment xj8408
1 Father: Not Employed xj8409
1 Mother: Not Employed xj8410
1 Father: Religion xj8501
1 Mother: Religion xj8502
1 Partner Necessary To Be Happy In Life xj86
1 Children Necessary To Be Happy In Life xj87
1 Success Through: Working Hard xj8801
1 Success Through: Exploiting Others xj8802
1 Success Through: Intelligence xj8803
1 Success Through: Family Background xj8804
1 Success Through: Specialized Training xj8805
1 Success Through: Money xj8806
1 Success Through: School Grades, Results xj8807
1 Success Through: Being Tough, Ruthless xj8808
1 Success Through: Connections xj8809
1 Success Through: Being Politically Active xj8810
1 Success Through: Being Male xj8811
1 Success Through: Initiative xj8812
1 Peronal Willingness to Take Risks xj89
1 Opinion: How Life Goes, Depends On Oneself xj9001
1 In Comparison Do Not Have What I Deserve xj9002
1 Success In Life Is Due To Fate xj9003
1 Others Have Often Controlled My Life xj9004
1 One Has To Work Had To Be Successful xj9005
1 Doubt Myself When Faced By Difficulties xj9006
1 Opportunities Depend On Soc. Circumstance xj9007
1 Talents You Have At Birth Are V. Import. xj9008
1 I Have Little Control Over My Life xj9009
1 Soc., Pol. Activity Makes A Difference xj9010
1 Opinion: Do Without Today, and Enjoy Tomorrow xj9011
1 Opinion: Trust People xj9012
1 Opinion: Cannot Trust Anyone xj9013
1 Opinion: Distrust Strangers xj9014
1 Opinion: Live For Today, Do Not Think Of Tomorrow xj9015
1 Personal characteristics: work carefully xj9101
1 Personal characteristics: communicative xj9102
1 Personal characteristics: abrasive towards others xj9103
1 Personal characteristics: introduce new ideas xj9104
1 Personal characteristics: often worry xj9105
1 Personal characteristics: can forgive others xj9106
1 Personal characteristics: am lazy xj9107
1 Personal characteristics: am outgoing/sociable xj9108
1 Personal characteristics: importance of esthetics xj9109
1 Personal characteristics: am nervous xj9110
1 Personal characteristics: carryout duties efficiently xj9111
1 Personal characteristics: reserved xj9112
1 Personal characteristics: considerate, friendly xj9113
1 Personal characteristics: lively imagination xj9114
1 Personal characteristics: be relaxed, no stress xj9115
1 Personal characteristics: hunger for knowledge, curious xj9116
1 Frequency of Being Angry in the Last 4 Weeks xj9201
1 Frequency of Being Worried in the Last 4 Weeks xj9202
1 Frequency of Being Happy in the Last 4 Weeks xj9203
1 Frequency of Being Sad in the Last 4 Weeks xj9204
1 Had Paid Work (This Week) xj93
1 Actively Looked For Work (This Month) xj94
1 Registered Unemployed xj95
1 Political Interests xj96
1 Supports Political Party xj97
1 Political Party Supported xj9801
1 Amount Of Support For Political Party xj9802
1 Satisfaction With Life At Present xj99
1 Survey Instrument xjinta
1 Length In Minutes Oral Interview xjinda1
1 Length In Minutes Written Interview xjinda2
1 Further Persons Present xjanw
1 Day Of Interview xjtagin
1 Month Of Interview xjmonin
1 Interviewer ID intid
1 Desired Occupation [jber02] (ISCO-08 COM, 4-digits) xj52_isco88
1 Desired Occupation [jber02] (KldB 92, 4-digits) xj52_kldb92
1 Occupation of Father [jv07] (ISCO-88 COM, 4-digits) xj8301_isco88
1 Occupation of Father [jv07] (KldB 92, 4-digits) xj8301_kldb92
1 Occupation of Mother [jm07] (ISCO-88 COM, 4-digits) xj8302_isco88
1 Occupation of Mother [jm07] (KldB 92, 4-digits) xj8302_kldb92


Study: soep-core


Dataset: xjugend

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