Questionnaire 2011 [instrument]

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2 Is the respondent the head of household, the person who answers the questions about the household? q6
3 We'll start with questions about your household as a whole. q7
4 Did you already live in this flat the last time we interviewed you about a year ago? q8
5 When did you move into this dwelling? q9
6 What kind of a house is it in which you live? q10
7 Is it a rooming house, guesthouse, or a similar accommodation? q11
8 When, approximately, was the house built in which your flat is located? q12
9 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13.1
10 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13.2
11 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13.3
12 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13.4
13 How large is the total living space in this flat? q14
14 How would you describe your neighborhood? q15
15 How would you characterize the condition of the house in which you live? Is it in good condition, in need of partial renovation, in need of complete renovation, or ready for demolition? q16
16 Which of the following applies to you? q17
17 In the previous question you indicated NO for "The household has a color television". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17a
18 In the previous question you indicated NO for "The household has a telephone". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17b
19 In the previous question you indicated NO for "The household has an internet access". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17c
20 In the previous question you indicated NO for "The household has a car". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17d
21 In the previous question you indicated NO for "The flat is located in a building which is in good condition". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17e
22 In the previous question you indicated NO for "The building is located in a good neighborhood". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17f
23 In the previous question you indicated NO for "I have put some money aside for emergencies". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17g
24 In the previous question you indicated NO for "I take a vacation away from home for at least one week every year". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17h
25 In the previous question you indicated NO for "I invite friends over for dinner at least once a month". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17i
26 In the previous question you indicated NO for "II eat a hot meal with meat, fish, or poultry at least every other day". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17j
27 In the previous question you indicated NO for "Furniture which is worn out but can still be used is replaced by new furniture". Is it for financial or other reasons? q17k
28 Do you live in the flat as …? q18
29 What is your monthly rent? q19
30 Is heat included in your rent? q20
31 Are other costs  included in your rent, either partially or completely, for example, water, garbage removal, etc.? q21
32 And to what extent are these contributions included in the rent? q22
33 Are you able to pay the rent without any difficulty? q23
34 Do you still have financial obligations, for example loans or a mortgage, for this house or flat in which you live? q24
35 How high are the monthly loan or mortgage payments including interest for this loan or mortgage? q25
36 Are you able to pay the mortgage/interest payments without any difficulty? q25b
37 How high were the maintenance costs for this flat / house in the last calendar year, 2010? q26
38 And what were the costs of water, garbage removal, street cleaning, etc. in 2010? q27
39 Do you pay fees for the management or maintenance etc. of the building? q28
40 How much do you pay per month in management / maintenance fees? q29
41 Did you or someone in your household receive income from letting or leasing land or house / flat in year 2010? q30
42 About how high was the total income from renting out or leasing out in year 2010? q31
43 What costs did you have for the objects you rented out in the year 2010? Please state for maintenance and repair costs first. q32a
44 What loan, mortgage and interest payments did you needed to set aside for the objects you rented out in the year 2010? q32b
45 Are you or is someone else in your household currently paying back loans and interest for large purchases or other expenditures? q33
46 How high is the monthly rate, including interests that you pay on these loans? q34
47 Did you or another member of the household own any savings or investment securities in the year 2010? q35
48 How high was your total income from interest, dividends and profits from all investments in the year 2010? q36
49 Please estimate the exact amount according to the following categories q37
50 Did you or one of the members of your household receive any of the following governmental benefits in the year 2010? q38
51 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in child benefits (Kindergeld)? <wenn "Kinderzuschlag" in Vorfrage> Please do not include the supplementary child benefit (Kinderzuschlag). q39
52 And for how many children are you receiving child benefits (Kindergeld) for? q40
53 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in supplementary child benefits (Kinderzuschlag) in addition to child benefits (Kindergeld)? q41
54 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in unemployment benefit II (Arbeitslosengeld II), including social benefit and accommodation expenses (Sozialgeld, Unterkunftskosten)? q42
55 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month for long-term care insurance benefits (Leistungen der Pflegeversicherung)? q43
56 What is the amount that you or another household member receive monthly as assistance for livelihood? q44
57 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in basic income support for the elderly / those with reduced earning capacity (Grundsicherung im Alter oder bei Erwerbsminderung)? q45
58 How much housing allowance (Wohngeld oder Lastenzuschuss) are you or another household member currently receiving per month? q46
59 If you take a look at the total income from all members of the household: how high is the monthly household income today? q47
60 Is your household income... q47n1
61 Is your household income... q47n2
62 Is your household income... q47n3
63 Is your household income... q47n4
64 Is your household income... q47n5
65 Do you usually have an amount of money left over at the end of the month that you can save for larger purchases, emergency expenses or to acquire wealth? If yes, how much? q48
66 What amount? q48.1
67 Does someone in your household need care or assistance on a constant basis due to age, sickness or medical treatment? q49
68 Does the person in need of care receive long-term care insurance benefits (Pflegeversicherung), and if so, at what care level (Pflegestufe)? q50
69 Now we have a few question about you personally. q51
70 first of all its is about your satisfaction with different areas in your life. How satisfied are you right now with the following areas of your life? How satisfied are you … q52
71 Thinking back on the last four weeks, please state how often you have experienced each of the following feelings very rarely, rarely, occasionally, often, or very often. How often have you felt... q53
72 How do you see yourself: Are you generally a person who is fully prepared to take risks or do you try to avoid taking risks? q54
73 To what extent do you consider the following attributes typically feminine or typically masculine? Please say whether you consider each attribute typically feminine, somewhat feminine, neither feminine nor masculine, somewhat masculine, or typically masculine. q55
74 The next question is about the various attributes that men might possess today. Think of someone you would consider a typical man. Please rate the likelihood of a typical man possessing each of the following attributes, in your opinion. q56m
75 The next question is about the various attributes that women might possess today. Think of someone you would consider at typical woman. Please rate the likelihood of a typical woman possessing each of the following attributes in your opinion. q57f
76 Generally speaking, how much are you interested in politics? Very interested, moderately interested, not so interested, or completely disinterested? q58
77 Many people in Germany lean towards one party in the long term, even if they occasionally vote for another party. Do you lean towards a particular party? q59
78 Toward which party do you lean? q60
79 Are you a member of one of the following organisations or unions? q60b
80 Which of the following activities do you take part in during your free time? Please check off how often you do each activity: at least once a week, at least once a month, less often, never. q61
81 Do you have German citizenship? q62
82 What is your country of citizenship? q63
83 What is your marital status? q64
84 Are you in a serious / permanent relationship? q65
85 Does your partner live with you in this household? q66
86 Were you born in Germany? q67
87 What country were you born in? q68
88 When did you move to the Federal Republic of Germany? q69
89 Do you have German citizenship? q70
90 What is your country of citizenship? q71
91 Have you had German citizenship since your birth, or did you acquire German citizenship later? q72
92 In the following, it is about partnership and marriage. The questions are always asked in terms of the relationship, regardless of whether you got married in this relationship or not. Whether you have been married in the particular relationship or not will be clarified in subsequent questions. The questionsare about both, the current relationship, as well about former relationships. We begin with the current relationship and then ask you retrospectively about the steady relationships you had before. Conrcening the previous relations, we speak of a steady relationship if it lasted six months or longer. q73
93 Are you in a steady/commited relationship? q74
94 Please state the first name of your partner. q75
95 Since when have you been in a relationship with <first name>? q76
96 Does <first name> live in this household? q77
97 When did you move in together with <first name>? q78
98 Did you ever live with <first name> before? q79
99 In what year did you give up the shared dwelling, or when did you or your partner move out? q80
100 Are you married to <first name>? q81
101 When did you enter into this marriage? q81b
102 Now it is about previous relationships. Did you ever have a permanent relationship before your current one? q83
103 What year did that relationship start? q84
104 And what year did that relationship end? q85
105 How did that relationship end? q86
106 Did you live togehter with that partner? q87
107 When did you move in with that partner? q88
108 When did you give up your shared dwelling, or when did you or your partner move out? q89
109 Did you marry that partner? q90
110 What year did you marry? q91
111 Did you divorce? q92
112 When did you divorce? q93
113 Were you ever beem married to someone you have not mentioned so far? q94
114 When did you marry that person? q95
115 Are you still married to that person? q96
116 When did that marriage end? q97
117 How did that marriage end? By daeth or by seperation? q98
118 Did you or do you have any siblings? q99_q100
119 Is that your twin sister? / Is this your twin brother? / Is one of your siblings your twin? lq99_q100r4
120 Do you or did you have children? q102
121 We would now like some general information about each of your children. Please start with your first (oldest) child and end with your last (youngest) child. q104info
122 Please state the first name of your child. q105
123 <first name> is ... q106
124 What year was <first name> born? q107
125 Where does <first name> live? q108
126 And now about your close and extended family.Which of the following family members do you have? For each, indicate how many such relatives you have, whether they live in your household, and if not, how far away they reside. q109einleitung
127 Which of the following family members do you have? q109
128 Please specifiy the number of your former (marital) partner(s) q109c
129 Please specifiy the number of your daughters. q109c.1
130 Please specifiy the number of your sons. q109c.2
131 Please specifiy the number of your sisters and half sisters. q109c.3
132 Please specifiy the number of your brothers and half brothers. q109c.4
133 Please specifiy the number of your grandmother(s). q109c.5
134 Please specifiy the number of your grandfather(s) q109c.6
135 Please specifiy the number of your grandchild (ren) q109c.7
136 Please specifiy the number of your aunt(s)/ niece(s). q109c.8
137 Please specifiy the number of your uncle(s)/ nephew (s). q109c.9
138 Please specifiy the number of other relatives with whom you have close contact. q109c.10
139 Where does your (marital) partner live? q109d.1
140 Where does your ex- (marital) partner live? q109d.2
141 Where does your mother live? q109d.3
142 Where does your father live? q109d.4
143 Where does your stepmother or fostermother live? q109d.5
144 Where does your stepfather or fosterfather live? q109d.6
145 Where do(es) your daughter(s) live? q109d.7
146 Where do(es) your son(s) live? q109d.8
147 Where do(es) your sister(s) live? q109d.9
148 Where do(es) your brother(s) live? q109d.10
149 Where do(es) your grandmother(s) live? q109d.11
150 Where do(es) your grandfather(s) live? q109d.12
151 Where do(es) your grandchild(ren) live? q109d.13
152 Where do(es) your aunt(s) / niephe(s) live? q109d.14
153 Where do(es) your uncle(s) / nephew(s) live? q109d.15
154 Where do(es) your other relative(s,) you're stayig in contact with, live? q109d.16
155 What would you say: How many close friends do you have? q110
156 How many of your first 15 years of life did you live with the following persons? q111
157 Where did you live before German reunification, i.e. before 1989? q112
158 Do you have another home in which you yourself reside or spend your vacation? q113
159 Which house / flat is your primary domicile? q114
160 According to the address protocol, these are the children in your household that were born in 1995 or later. Please state whether these children still live in your household. q115
161 Do children who were born in 1995 or later live in your household? q116
162 In what year were these children born? q117a
163 In which month of the year <year> <first name> was born? q117b
164 Are you <first name>'s primary caregiver and therefore the person best able to provide information about the child? q118
165 In which week of pregnancy was <Name> born? q119
166 What was <first name>'s height at the time of birth? q120a
167 How was the head circumference of <first name> at the time of birth? q120b
168 What was <first name>'s weight at time of birth? q120c
169 After a child is born, the parents get a child health record book for early childhood screenings like U2, U3, etc. What was <first name>'s last early childhood screening? q121
170 Did <first name> show signs of any developmental delays, disorders, or disabilities in one of the early childhood screenings or any other check-up? q122
171 Which of the following developmental delays, disorders, or disabilities <first name> has been diagnosed with? q123
172 Is <first name> currently attending a childcare facility, that is, nursery school, kindergarten, pre-school, or daycare? q124
173 And how many hours does <first name> usually spend at this childcare facility? q125
174 Are there also other people (none household members) who are regularly involved in taking care of the child? q126
175 Is <first name> currently attending a childcare facility, that is, nursery school, kindergarten, pre-school or daycare? q127
176 And how many hours does <first name> usually spend at this childcare facility? q128
177 Are there also other people (none household members) who are regularly involved in taking care of the child? q129
178 I will now read you a list of statements. For each statement, please tell me to what extent it applies to <first name>. Please answer regarding the child's behavior in the last six months. My child ... q130a
179 My child … q130b
180 What is <first name>'s current weight? q131
181 What is <first name>'s current height? q131b
182 Is <first name> limited in any way or prevented from doing things that most children of the same age can usually do? q132
183 Has <first name> been diagnosed by a doctor as having any of the following diseases or impairments? q133
184 Q134Intro q134intro
185 How would you rate <first name> in comparison to other children of the same age? The further to the left your checkmark, the more the left-hand trait applies. The further to the right your checkmark, the more the right-hand trait applies! My child … q134
186 Q134Extro q134extro
187 Let's come to <first name>. What school is <first name> currently attending? q135
188 Does the child usually spend all day at this school? q136
189 Is <first name> currently attending a childcare facility, that is, nursery school, pre-school, daycare, or creche? q137
190 And how many hours does <first name> usually spend at this childcare facility? q137b
191 Are there also other people or household members that are regularly involved in taking care of the child? q138
192 I will now read you a list of statements. Please tell me to what extent each statement applies to <first name>. Please consider the child's behavior in the last six months in your answer. Please tick a box on the scale, where the value 1 means: absolutly does not apply. The value 7 means: fully applies. You can use the values in between 1 and 7 to make your estimate. My child … q139a
193 My child … q139b
194 What is <first name>'s current weight? q140
195 What is <first name>'s current height? q140b
196 Is <first name> limited in any way or prevented from doing things that most children of the same age can usually do? q141
197 Has <first name> been diagnosed by a doctor as having any of the following diseases or impairments? q142
198 Q143Intro q143intro
199 How would you rate <first name> in comparison to other children of the same age? My child … q143
200 Q143Extro q143extro
201 To what extent meet the following qualifications your personal ideal for <first name>'s education? Please answer using a scale from 1 to 7. A value of 1 means the certificate „does not fit at all", the value 7 means " it fully fits“ your personal expectations. You can use the values in between 1 and 7 to make your estimate. q144
202 How likely is it that <first name> will finish school achieving the following qualifications in your opinion? Please answer using a scale from 1 to 7. In this case the value 1 means „excluded", the value 7 means "absolutely sure“. You can use the values in between 1 and 7 to make your estimate. q145
203 Next is the rapidity task "IAT". The instructions for performing occur immediately before the test - These should be read and followed exactly. q11111
204 Thank you very much! Please turn the screen. The interviewer will assume the continuing input! q11112
205 "Tell us about the just performed" "IAT", how comprehensible is the test formulated for the target person and how would you assess the willingness to participate of the target person. Evaluation by school grades! 1 = " very good " 2 = " good " 3 = " satisfactory " 4 = " sufficient " 5 = " poor/ fail " 6 = " very poor/ fail " q11113
206 Was there a disturbance or distraction during the execution of the association tests e.g.: by the doorbell, the phone, sneezing, pets, third persons or other ? q11114
207 If necessary, please provide additional explanations on the just completed test. q11115
208 People react very differently in dealing with others. I will read a series of statements in which different situations are described. Please specify how much each statement applies to you. If you have not experienced a situation, please reply the way you would react according to your expectance. q145bintro
209 For a start it is about situations which result in other's advantage and your disadvantage, because you were penalized, exploited or treated unfair. To what extend do you agree with the following statement? Please answer according to the following scale: A value of 0: Absolutly does not apply. The value of 5 means: Fully applies.You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q145b
210 Now it is about situations in which you witness or find out about someone else getting penalized, exploited or treated unfair, without you being involved. Please indicate to what degree you agree with the following statements. Please answer according to the following scale: A value of 0: Absolutly does not apply. The value of 5 means: Fully applies.You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q145c
211 And how about situations which result in your advantage and others disadvantage, without you personally penalizing, exploiting or treating someone else unfair? How appropriate are the following statements? Please answer according to the following scale: A value of 0: Absolutly does not apply. The value of 5 means: Fully applies.You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q145d
212 Finally it is about situations in which you are penalizing, exploiting or treating someone else unfair. Please indicate to what degree you agree with the following statements. Please answer according to the following scale: A value of 0: Absolutly does not apply. The value of 5 means: Fully applies.You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q145e
213 From which of the following income sources do you personally receive money at this time? q146
214 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Own pension. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.1
215 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Widower's pension, orphan's pension. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.2
216 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Unemployment pay ("Arbeitslosengeld"). If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.3
217 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Support for further training and education ("Unterhaltsgeld bei Fortbildung") / Transition pay ("Übergangsgeld"). If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.4
218 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Interim pension of the former employer. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.5
219 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Maternity benefit during maternity leave ("Elterngeld", "Erziehungsgeld"). If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.6
220 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: BAföG (state support for higher education), grants, vocational training support ("Stipendium, Berufsausbildungsbeihilfe"). If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.7
221 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Pay for compulsory military service, community service in place of military service ("Wehrsold, Zivildienst"). If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.8
222 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Alimony spousal/ child support. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.9
223 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Alimony from maintenance advance fund. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147.10
224 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month: Other types of financial assistance from persons who do not live in the household. If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q147
225 Do you qualify for a pension from the old age pension scheme, so-called entitlements to a pension (Anwartschaften)? q147b
226 What would your monthly entitlement to a pension be worth by now, ie the value that would be paid in the current situation as a monthly pension? This amount is the second value in the box on the right border of the pension information of the German pension insurance. If you do not know it exactly, please estimate the amount. q147c
227 What about your accrued occupational pension benefits? Do you belong to an occupational pension scheme? Occupational pension schemes include occupational pension plans, pension funds, relief funds (Unterstützungskassen) and also occupational direct promises (Direktzusagen) and direct insurance (Direktversicherungen). q147d
228 How much have you accrued in occupational pension benefits? Please state your monthly pension benefit as listed in your last insurance statement. If you do not know it exactly, please estimate. q147e
229 Have you been engaged in paid work during the last 7 days, even if this work was only for an hour or just a few hours? Please answer yes also if you normally would have worked in the last seven days, but because of holidays, sickness, bad weather, or other reasons did not do so. q148
230 Are you currently under maternity protection or in the legally regulated "Elternzeit" q149
231 Do you hold a school leaving certificate? q150
232 In which country did you receive your school leaving certificate? q151
233 What kind of school leaving certificate did you receive? q152
234 What kind of school leaving certificate did you receive? q153
235 Please state the other school-leaving certificate. q154
236 What type of school-leaving certificate did you attain? q155
237 What year did you last attend school? q155b
238 Did you complete vocational training or a university degree? q156
239 What type of vocational training or university degree was it? q157
240 Please name your other vocational training or university degree. q158
241 Are you currently enrolled in an educational or training program? In other words: are you in school or higher education, working on a doctors degree, completing vocational training, or taking part in further training? q159
242 What kind of training or further training is it? q160
243 What kind of general education / secondary school is it? q160a
244 Were you registered unemployed at the unemployment office (Arbeitsamt) any time in the last 10 years, that is, from the beginning of 2001 to today? q160c.1
245 How often have you been unemployed since 2001? q160d
246 Are you registered as unemployed at the Employment Office ("Arbeitsamt")? q160c.2
247 If you added up all your phases of unemployment up to the present day, how many months in total were you unemployed between 2001 and today? q160e
248 How many jobs or employers have you had in the last 10 years, in other words, since the beginning of 2001? q160f
249 Are you currently registered unemployed with the unemployment office (Arbeitsamt)? q16006
250 Are you currently engaged in paid employment? Which of the following applies best to your status? Pensioners with a job contract are considered employed. q161
251 Is this part-time employment provided for under the Federal Child-Raising Allowance Act (Bundeserziehungsgeldgesetz)? q162
252 Is the job part of a job-creation measure (ABM) or is it a so-called 1-Euro Job (community work)? q163
253 Is the job marginal part-time work in accordance with the 400/800-euro rule (Mini-Job / Midi-Job)? q164
254 What was the last year in which you were employed? q164b
255 In your last job, were you employed full-time, part-time, or in marginal or irregular employment? q165c
256 Was the company you last worked for part of the public sector or th public administration? q165d
257 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? Please state the branch as exactly as possible, for example, not "industry", but "electronics industry"; not "trade", but "retail trade"; not "public service", but "hospital". q164e
258 What position were you last employed in? If you were employed in more than one position, please answer the following questions for your former main position only. q165
259 What position were you last employed in? q165a
260 What kind of last self-employment was it? q165b2
261 Approximately how many employees did you have at your last position? q165c2
262 Have you recently worked as ...? q165d2
263 What position were you last employed in as white-collar worker? q165e2
264 What position were you last employed in as civil servant? q165f2
265 Do you intend to get a job (or start working again) in the future? q166
266 Have you actively looked for work within the last four weeks? q167
267 If someone offered you an appropriate position right now, could you start working within the next two weeks? q168
268 How likely is it that one or more of the following occupational changes will take place in your life within the next two years? Please estimate the probability of such a change on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means that a change definitely will not take place, and 100 means that a change definitely will take place. With the values in between 0 and 100 you can estimate the likelihood. That you... q169
269 Have you changed jobs or started a new one since the last interview? q170
270 What type of occupational change was it? q171
271 What is your current position/occupation? Please give the exact title. For example, do not write "clerk", but "shipping clerk"; not "blue-collar worker", but "machine metalworker". If you are engaged in public employment, please give your official title, for example, "police chief" or "Studienrat". If you are an apprentice or in vocational training, please state the profession associated with your training. q172
272 Do you work for a public sector employer? q173
273 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? Please state the branch as exactly as possible, for example, not "industry", but "electronics industry"; not "trade", but "retail trade"; not "public service", but "hospital". q174
274 What is your current occupational status? If you are employed in more than one position, please answer the following questions for your main position only. q175
275 In your position at work, do you supervise others? In other words, do people work under your direction? q176
276 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a blue-collar worker? q177
277 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a white-collar worker? q178
278 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a civil servant? q179
279 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a civil servant? q180
280 Since when have you been working for your current employer? q181
281 Is this work temporary or on a contractual basis? (Zeitarbeit / Leiharbeit) q182
282 Do you have a fixed-term or permanent employment contract? q183
283 Approximately how many people does the company as a whole employ? q184
284 In what occupational position are you currently self-employed? q185
285 Please specify the number of your employees and staff. q186
286 What are your contractual working hours without overtime? q187.1
287 How many hours do you actually work per week on average, including any overtime? If "self-employed": How many hours do you work per week on average q188
288 Do you sometimes have to work in the evenings (after 7:00 PM) or nights (after 10:00 PM)? If so, every day, several times a week, once a week or less often? q188b
289 Do you ever work weekends? If so, how often? q188c
290 Do you currently work in the town where you live? q189
291 How often do you commute from your primary residence to your workplace? Every day, once a week or less often? q190
292 How far (in kilometers) is it from where you live to where you work? q191
293 How much did you earn from your work last month? If you had extra income in the last month, e.g.: vacation pay or subsequent payments, please do not accout that. But please include overtime payments. If you are self-employed, please estimate your monthly income before and after tax. If possible, please state both: your gross income, which means income before tax and social security deductions and your net income, which means income after tax, social security, and unemployment and health insurance deductions. q192
294 In addition to main position, household, apprenticeship or as retirees, sometimes people have a side job. Do you have one or more side jobs? q193
295 What was your gross income from this job last month? q194
296 Is your income from your current job fair from your point of view? q195
297 How high would your gross income have to be in order to be fair? q196
298 How high would your net income have to be in order to be fair? q197
299 Please indicate to what extent you agree with the following statements. Please specify in each case whether you strongly disagree, disagree, agree, or strongly agree with the statement. q198
300 I will now read you some statements about possible job-related burdens of your current job. Please indicate whether each point applies to you. q199
301 How much of a burden it is for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q200
302 And what about for the following points? Please indicate whether each applies to you and, if not, how much of a burden it is for you. q201
303 And what about for the following points? Please indicate whether each applies to you and, if not, how much of a burden it is for you. And how much does it burden you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily. q202
304 I will now read you a series of statements. For each statement, please tell me whether you strongly disagree, disagree, neither agree nor disagree, agree, or strongly disagree. q203
305 To what extent do you agree with the following statements? Please tell me for each case whether you absolutly disagree, rather disagree, neither agree nor disagree, rather agree or absolutly agree. q204
306 Now we have a few questions about your parents. Let us begin with your father. q205
307 Was your father born in Germany? q206
308 Where was your father born? q207
309 Does or did your father have German citizenship? q208
310 What type of school-leaving certificate did your father attain? q209
311 Did your father complete vocational training or a university degree? q210
312 What was your fathers occupation when you were 15 years old? q211
313 What was your fathers occupational status as a blue-collar worker (Arbeiter)? q212
314 What was your fathers occupational status as a white-collar worker (Angestellter)? q213
315 What was your fathers occupational status as a civil servant (Beamter)? q214
316 What was your fathers occupational status as a self-employed person (Selbständiger)? q215
317 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? For example, do not write "clerk", but "shipping clerk"; not "blue-collar worker", but "machine metalworker". If he was engaged in public employment, please give his official title, for example, "police chief" or "Studienrat". q216
318 Now about your mother. Was she born in Germany? q217
319 Where was your mother born? q218
320 Does or did your mother have German citizenship? q219
321 What type of school-leaving certificate did your mother attain? q220
322 Did your mother complete vocational training or a university degree? q221
323 What was your mothers occupation when you were 15 years old? q222
324 What was your mothers occupational status as a blue-collar worker (Arbeiterin)? q223
325 What was your mothers occupational status as a white-collar worker (Angestellte)? q224
326 What was your mothers occupational status as a civil servant (Beamte)? q225
327 What was your mothers occupational status as a self-employed person (Selbständige)? q226
328 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? For example, do not write "clerk", but "shipping clerk"; not "blue-collar worker", but "machine metalworker". If she was engaged in public employment, please give his official title, for example, "police chief" or "Studienräti". q227
329 Do you belong to a church or religious group? q228
330 What church or religious group do you belong to? Are you... q229
331 Please state what religious community you belong to. q230
332 How would you describe your current health? Is it very good, good, satisfactory, poor or bad? q231
333 When you have to climb several flights of stairs, does your current health limit you greatly, somewhat, or not at all? q232
334 How many hours do you sleep on average on a normal weeknight? What about on the weekend? q233
335 Now I will read a few statements to you. Please state whether you feel often, sometimes, rarely or never the described way. q233c
336 Have you been limited in your normal daily activities due to a health problem? q234
337 Have you been officially assessed as being partially or fully incapable of working (erwerbsgemindert) or severely disabled (schwerbehindert)? q235
338 What is the extent of your reduced capacity to work (Erwerbsminderung) or disability (Schwerbehinderung) according to the last diagnosis (as a percent age)? q236
339 Have you gone to a doctor in the last three months? If so, please state how many times. q237
340 What about hospital stays in the last year? Were you admitted to a hospital for at least one night in 2010? q238
341 How many days did you miss work due to illness in the year 2010? Please enter all days, not only those for which you have received a certificate of incapacity for work from your doctor. q239
342 Has a doctor ever diagnosed you with one or more of the following illnesses? q240
343 What kind of health insurance do you have: statutory insurance or private insurance? Please also answer this question even if you do not pay for the insurance yourself but are covered by another family member or someone else. q241
344 Has your family situation changed since December 31, 2009? Please indicate if any of the following apply to you, and if so, when each change occurred. q242
345 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? I have met a new partner q243.01
346 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Have been married q243.02
347 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Partner and I moved in together q243.03
348 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? A child was born q243.04
349 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? A child entered the household q243.05
350 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? My son / daughter moved out q243.06
351 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Separated from my spouse / partner q243.07
352 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Divorced q243.08
353 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? My spouse / partner died q243.09
354 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Father died q243.10
355 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Mother died q243.11
356 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Child died q243.12
357 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Another person who lives in the household died q243.13
358 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? Other q243.14
359 In conclusion we would like to ask you about your satisfaction with your life in general. Please answer on a scale from 0 (completely dissatisfied) to 10 (completely satisfied). How satisfied are you with your life, all things considered? q244
360 What do you think how satisfied will you be in five years? Please answer on a scale from 0 (completely dissatisfied) to 10 (completely satisfied). With the values in between you can make your estimate. q245
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