Questionnaire 2013 [instrument]

Innovative Modules Surveyed in 2013

  • Conspiracy Mentality (Haffke)
  • Day Reconstruction Method (DRM; Lucas & Donnellan)
  • Factorial Survey on Job Preferences and Job Offer Acceptance (Auspurg & Hinz)
  • Job Task Survey (Görlich)
  • Mobility & Identity (Neyer, Zimmermann, & Schubach)
  • Narcissism (Küffner, Hutteman, & Back)
  • Assessment of Sleep Characteristics (Stang & Zinkhan)
  • Socio-Economic Effects of Physical Activity (Lechner & Pawlowski)

Questions

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0 Please give details of the target person a000c
1 Is the respondent respectively the person who answers the questions about the household the head of the household? q6
2 We now proceed with the actual survey. First, we will ask questions about your household in its entirety. q7
3 Did you already live in this dwelling at the time of our last survey approximately one year ago? q8
4 When did you move into this dwelling? q9
5 Month q9_2
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
10 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13_1972
11 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13_1981
12 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13_1991
13 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13_2001
14 Can you also provide the exact year in which the house was built? q13_2011
15 Has anything changed in terms of size of your flat since 31st of December 2011? e.g. because of modification or changed use? q14
16 How large is the total living space in this flat? q15
17 Do you live in the flat as …? q16
18 What is your monthly rent? q17
19 Is heat included in your rent? q18
20 How much are the monthly costs for heat (warm water costs included) on average? q19
21 How much are the monthly electricity costs on average? q20
22 Are other costs included in your rent, either partially or completely, e.g. water, garbage removal etc.? q21
23 How much are other costs each month on average, e.g. water or garbage removal? q22
24 Are you able to pay the rent without any difficulty? q23
25 Do you still have financial obligations, for example loans or a mortgage, for this house or flat in which you live? q24
26 How high are the monthly loan or mortgage payments including interest for this loan or mortgage? q25
27 Are you able to pay the mortgage/interest payments without any difficulty? q26
28 How high were the maintenance costs for this flat / house in the last calendar year, 2012? q27
29 And what were the costs of water, garbage removal, street cleaning, etc. in 2012? q28
30 Do you pay fees for the management or maintenance etc. of the building? q29
31 How much do you pay per month in management / maintenance fees? q30
32 Did you or someone in your household receive income from letting or leasing land or house / flat in year 2012? q31
33 About how high was the total income from renting out or leasing out in year 2012? q32
34 What costs did you have for the objects you rented out in the year 2012? Please state for maintenance and repair costs first. q33
35 What loan, mortgage and interest payments did you needed to set aside for the objects you rented out in the year 2012? q34
36 Are you or is someone else in your household currently paying back loans and interest for large purchases or other expenditures? q35
37 How high is the monthly rate, including interests that you pay on these loans? q36
38 Did you or another member of the household own any of the following savings or investment securities in the year 2012? q37
39 How high was your total income from interest, dividends and profits from all investments in the year 2012? q38
40 Please estimate the exact amount according to the following categories q39
41 Do you or one of the members of your household currently receive any of the following governmental benefits? q40
42 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in child benefits (Kindergeld)? Please do not include the supplementary child benefit (Kinderzuschlag). q41
43 And for how many children are you receiving child benefits (Kindergeld) for? q42
44 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month in supplementary child benefits (Kinderzuschlag) in addition to child benefits (Kindergeld)? q43
45 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)? q44
46 How much are you or another household member currently receiving per month for long-term care insurance benefits (Leistungen der Pflegeversicherung)? q45
47 What is the amount that you or another household member receive monthly as assistance for livelihood? q46
48 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)? q47
49 How much housing allowance (Wohngeld oder Lastenzuschuss) are you or another household member currently receiving per month? q48
50 If you take a look at the total income from all members of the household: how high is the monthly household income today? q49
51 Is your household income... q50
52 Is your household income... q51
53 Is your household income... q52
54 Is your household income... q53
55 Is your household income... q54
56 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? q55
57 What amount? q55_2
58 Does someone in your household need care or assistance on a constant basis due to age, sickness or medical treatment? q56
59 Does the person in need of care receive long-term care insurance benefits (Pflegeversicherung), and if so, at what care level (Pflegestufe)? q57
60 Now we have a few question about you personally. person
61 First of all it is about your satisfaction with different areas in your life. How satisfied are you right now with the following areas of your life? q59intro
62 How satisfied are you … q59
63 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... q60
64 What is your opinion on the following three statements? Please state, if you totally agree, rather agree, rather disagree or totally disagree. q61
65 How many close friends would you say that you have? q62
66 People can have many different qualities—some are listed below. You will probably find that some of these descriptions fit you completely and that some do not fit you at all. Others may fit to a certain extent. I am… q63
67 (Continued) q63_2
68 Only for interviewers: Are any other people, except for you and the respondent, in the room right now? q2631
69 Only for interviewers: How many other people, except for you and the respondent, are in the room right now? q2632
70 Would you describe yourself as an impatient or a patient person in general? q64
71 Would you describe yourself as someone who tries to avoid risks (risk-averse) or as someone who is willing to take risks (risk-prone)? q65
72 How would you describe yourself: Do you generally think things over for a long time before acting – in other words, are you not impulsive at all? Or do you generally act without thinking things over for long, in other words, are you very impulsive? q66
73 Now I will read a few statements to you. Please state whether you disagree fully, rather disagree, neither agree nor disagree, rather agree or fully agree. q67
74 Now I will read a few statements to you. Please state whether you feel often, sometimes, rarely or never the described way. q68
75 Please turn the laptop in a way, so that only the respondent can see the screen. The respondent should click the responses on the next two pages by himself! laptop
76 Please evaluate, to what extent you agree with the following statements. q69
77 In the following we talk about conspiracy theories. A conspiracy theory illustrates an event from history or present different from how it is normally illustrated. Often it is supposed, that the event is a result from intentional influence of single persons or secret groups. Conspiracy theories are part of everyday life - spread throughout discussions with other people, magazines and newspapers, television, internet and other media. Some people believe in them while others dislike them. In the end there is generally no possibility to decide whether a conspiracy theory is true or wrong. Both, people who believe in, and people who do not believe in, could be right or wrong. Following we are interested, how much you are believe in the subsequent conspiracy theories. q70intro
78 To what extent do personally believe in the following conspricay theories? q70
79 Now some questions about your leisure time. Please indicate how often you take part in each activity: every week, every month, less often or never? q71
80 In the following we are interested in if, how often and how intensive you are physically active. In this sense we ask you on the one hand about physical activity in general and on the other hand we ask in particular about sports activity. What we mean by with physical activity is all activity, where your heart beats faster and your breathing is more rapid for some time. These aspects include not just sport, but also some household tasks in house or garden, the way to your working place or shopping by feet or bicycle, or physical activity regarding your job. t1
81 Regarding the last seven days, how many days have you been active for at least 60 minutes per day? q72
82 Regarding a regular week, in each season how many days are you active for at least 60 minutes per day? q73
83 Regarding the whole year, which kind of sport do you practice most frequently? q75
84 For each season, how often do you usually practice this sport? q76
85 How many minutes do you practice this sport every time? q77
86 Do you participate in competitions regarding the sport mentioned above, e.g. leaque matches, public runs or cycle races? q78
87 Where and with whom you do sports mainly? q79
88 Else… q80
89 Since when you do sports regularly? q81
90 Do you practice another sport beside the one you already mentioned? q82
91 Regarding the whole year, which kind of sport do you practice the second most frequent? q83
92 Regarding a regular week, in each season how many days are you active for at least 60 minutes per day? q84
93 How many minutes do you practice this sport every time? q85
94 Do you participate in competitions regarding the sport mentioned above, e.g. leaque matches, public runs or cycle races? q86
95 Where and with whom you do sports mainly? q87
96 Else… q88
97 Since when you do sports regularly? q89
98 People do sport for very different reasons. What about you, how much do the following statements apply to you? I do sport… q90
99 If you think about your childhood and youth, what type of sport did you do most frequently outside of school? q91
100 If you think about your childhood and youth, what type of sport did you do most frequently outside of school? q92
101 How old were you when you started doing this sport? q93
102 How many years did you practise this sport? [Type of sport 3] q94
103 How often did you do this sport usually? q96
104 Where and with whom did you generally practice this sport? q97
105 Other, namely: q98
106 Generally speaking, how much are you interested in politics? Very interested, moderately interested, not so interested, or completely disinterested? q99
107 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? q100
108 Toward which party do you lean? q101
109 Do you have German citizenship? q102
110 What is your country of citizenship? q103
111 What is your marital status? q104
112 Are you in a serious/permanent relationship? q105
113 Please state the first name of your partner. q106
114 Does your partner live in this household? q107
115 Were you born in Germany? q108
116 What country were you born in? q109
117 When did you move to the Federal Republic of Germany? q110
118 Do you have German citizenship? q111
119 What is your country of citizenship? q112
120 Have you had German citizenship since your birth, or did you acquire German citizenship later? q113
121 The following questions deal with marriage and partnership. All of the questions apply to this relationship, whether you are married to your partner or not. Subsequent questions deal with whether or not you are/were married to this person. There are questions about your current relationship as well as past relationships. We’ll start by asking about your current relationship and then about permanent relation-ships that you had in the past. When we ask about your past relationships, “permanent relationships” means relationships lasting six months or more. q114
122 Are you in a serious/permanent relationship? q115
123 Please state the first name of your partner. q116
124 Since when have you been in a relationship with <first name>? q117
125 Does your partner live in this household? q118
126 When did you move in together with <first name>? q119
127 Did you ever live with <first name> before? q120
128 In what year did you give up the shared dwelling, or when did you or your partner move out? q121
129 Are you married to <first name>/your partner or are you living in a same-sex civil union? q122
130 When did you enter into the <marriage> <civil union>? q123
131 Now it comes to the relationship before your current relationship. Did you have a committed relationship before your current one? q124
132 What year did that relationship start? q125
133 And what year did that relationship end? q126
134 How did that relationship end? q127
135 Did you live with that partner? q128
136 When did you move in with that partner? q129
137 And when did you give up your shared dwelling, or when did you or your partner move out? q130
138 Did you marry that partner or did you live in a civil union? q131
139 When did you enter into the marriage / civil union? q132
140 When did you repeal this marriage /civil union? q133
141 When did you repeal this marriage/ civil union? q134
142 Have you ever been married to or lived in a civil union with someone you have not mentioned so far? q135
143 When did you enter into the <marriage> <civil union>? q136
144 Are you still married to/ registered in civil union with that person? q137
145 When did that marriage end? q138
146 How did that marriage/ civil union end? q139
147 Let's get back to <name>. Is <name> employed? q140
148 Does <name> intend to start an employment within the next two years? q141
149 Did you or do you have any siblings? If yes, how many brothers and how many sisters? q142_143
150 Is one of your siblings your twin-brother or twin-sister? q144
151 How much do you feel to belong to the place and region where you are living? q145
152 How many of your first 15 years of life did you live with the following persons? q146
153 Where did you live before German reunification, i.e. before 1989? q147
154 Do you have another home in which you yourself reside or spend your vacation? q148
155 Do you have another home in which you yourself reside or spend your vacation? Which house / flat is your primary domicile? q149
156 Are there further children living in your houlsehold who are born later than 1997? q151
157 Please tell us for each of those children name, year of birth and sex. q152
158 Further child existing? q152_2
159 In which month in year <year> is <name> born? q154
160 Are you the main caring person of <name>, meaning you can tell most about the child? q155
161 In which week of pregnancy is <name> born? q156
162 How large was <name> at the time of birth? q157a
163 What was the head circumference of <name> at the time of birth? q157b
164 What was the weight of <name> at the time of birth? q157c
165 After birth everyone gets a booklet for children's examinations for preventive medical check-ups like „U2“, „U3“, etc. What was the last undertaken examination? q158
166 Did this examination or another one reveal any indication for delay, complications or disabilities? q159
167 Which of the following delays, complications or disabilities were diagnosed for <name>? q160
168 Does <name> attend a care giving facility, notably a crèche, kindergarten or a nursery? q161
169 And how long does <name> attend this care giving faicilty normally? q162
170 Or there moreover other people being not part of your household who care about the child regularly? q163
171 Does <name> attend a care giving facility, notably a crèche, kindergarten or a nursery? q164
172 And how long does <name> attend this care giving faicilty normally? q165
173 Or there moreover other people being not part of your household who care about the child regularly? q166
174 What is the current weight of <name>? q167a
175 What is the current height of <name>? q167b
176 Is <name> in any way limited or inhibited to do things which most children at the same age can do? q168
177 Did a doctor discover for <name> any of the following diseases or complications? q169
178 Below I will read out some statements. Please tell me to which extent these statements apply to <name>. Please consider for your answer the behaviour of the child within the last six months. My child… q170a
179 Please consider for your answer the behaviour of the child within the last six months. My child… q170b
180 Q171intro q171intro
181 How would you compare <name> to chuldren of the same age? My child… q171
182 Q171extro q171extro
183 Lets get to <name>. Which school does your child <name> attend for the moment? q172
184 Does the child usually spend all day at this school? q173
185 Is <first name> currently attending a childcare facility, that is, nursery school, pre-school, daycare, or creche? q174
186 And how long does <name> attend this care giving faicilty normally? q175
187 Or there moreover other people being not part of your household who care about the child regularly? q176
188 Below I will read out some statements. Please tell me to which extent these statements apply to <name>. Please consider for your answer the behaviour of the child within the last six months. My child… q177a
189 Please consider for your answer the behaviour of the child within the last six months. My child… q177b
190 What is the current weight of <name>? q178a
191 What is the current height of <name>? q178b
192 Is <name> in any way limited or inhibited to do things which most children at the same age can do? q179
193 Did a doctor discover for <name> any of the following diseases or complications? q180
194 Q181intro q181intro
195 How would you compare <name> to chuldren of the same age? My child… q181
196 Q181outro q181outro
197 To which extent do the following graduations from school fit into your personal ideal conception of school education for <name>? q182
198 How probable do you think is that <name> will leave school with one of the following graduations? q183
199 Do or did you have children further children how are not living with you in the same household. If yes, how much? q185
200 Q186info q186info
201 Please name the prename of your n. oldest child not viling within your household. q187
202 <name> is … q188
203 In which year and month is <name> born? q189
204 Where does <name> live today? q191
205 From which of the following income sources do you personally receive money at this time? q192
206 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. q193.1
207 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. q193.2
208 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. q193.3
209 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. q193.4
210 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. q193.5
211 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month. Child support If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q193.6
212 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month. Child care support If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q193.7
213 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month. Post-marital maintenance, seperation support If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q193.8
214 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month. Maintenance from advanced maintenance fund If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q193.9
215 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month. BAföG (state support for higher education), scholarship, vocational training support If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q193.10
216 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month. Service pay for voluntary military service, expense allowance for voluntary social/ ecological year or voluntary social service If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q193.11
217 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large an amount is each month. Other support from people who do not live in the household If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q193.12
218 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? q194
219 Are you currently under maternity protection or in the legally regulated "Elternzeit" q195
220 Did you finish a vocational training or a university degree after 31st of December 2011? q196
221 When did you finish that? q197
222 Did you complete this education period with a graduation? q198
223 Did you do this graduation in Germany or another country? q199
224 What type of education degree was it? q200
225 What type of general-education school degree was it? q201
226 Another degree, notably: … q202
227 What type of university degree was it? q203
228 We would like to check, whether we still have noted the right degree of your schooling, We have noted for you that you have <Schulabschluss>. Is that correct? q211
229 Moreover we have noted, that you completed the educational period of <education degree from Sample>. Is that correct? q215
230 Do you hold a school leaving certificate? q204
231 In which country did you receive your school leaving certificate? q205
232 What kind of school leaving certificate did you receive? q206
233 What kind of school leaving certificate did you receive? q207
234 Please state the other school-leaving certificate. q208
235 What kind of school leaving certificate did you receive? q209
236 What year did you last attend school? q210
237 Did you complete vocational training or a university degree? q212
238 What type of vocational training or university degree was it? q213
239 Please name your other vocational training or university degree. q214
240 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? q216
241 What kind of training or further training is it? q217
242 What kind of general education / secondary school is it? q218
243 Were you registered unemployed at the unemployment office (Arbeitsamt) any time in the last 10 years, that is, from the beginning of 2003 to today? q219
244 How often have you been unemployed since 2003? q220
245 Are you registered as unemployed at the Employment Office ("Arbeitsamt")? q221
246 If you added up all your phases of unemployment up to the present day, how many months in total were you unemployed between 2003 and today? q222
247 How many jobs or employers have you had in the last 10 years, in other words, since the beginning of 2003? q223
248 Are you registered as unemployed at the Employment Office ("Arbeitsamt")? q224
249 Did you resign from a professional activity or a job after December 31, 2011 you had before this date? q225
250 When did you stop working in that job? q226
251 Are you currently engaged in paid employment? Which of the following applies best to your status? q227
252 Is this part-time employment provided for under the Federal Child-Raising Allowance Act (Bundeserziehungsgeldgesetz)? q228
253 Is the job part of a job-creation measure (ABM) or is it a so-called 1-Euro Job (community work)? q229
254 Is the job marginal part-time work in accordance with the 400/800-euro rule (Mini-Job / Midi-Job)? q230
255 In the public debate you hear a lot of discussions about the levels of hourly wages. What about you? What is your average gross hourly wage regarding your factual working hours last month? q2301
256 What was the last year in which you were employed? q231
257 In your last job, were you employed full-time, part-time, or in marginal or irregular employment? q232
258 Was the company you last worked for part of the public sector or th public administration? q233
259 Do you intend to get a job (or start working again) in the future? q234
260 Have you actively looked for work within the last four weeks? q235
261 If someone offered you an appropriate position right now, could you start working within the next two weeks? q236
262 Did you change or start a new job after 31st of December 2011? q237
263 How often did you change or start a new job since 31st of December 2011? q238
264 What type of professional change was that? q239
265 Which professional activity do you practice currently? q240
266 Do you work for a public sector employer? q241
267 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? q242
268 What is your current occupational status? q243
269 In your position at work, do you supervise others? In other words, do people work under your direction? q244
270 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a blue-collar worker? q245
271 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a white-collar worker? q246
272 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a civil servant? q247
273 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a apprentice/ trainee and intern q248
274 Since when have you been working for your current employer? q249
275 Is this work temporary or on a contractual basis? (Zeitarbeit / Leiharbeit) q250
276 Do you have a fixed-term or permanent employment contract? q251
277 Approximately how many people does the company employ as a whole? q252
278 In what occupational position are you currently self-employed? q253
279 Please name the number of colleagues and employees. q254
280 How many hours per week are stipulated in your contract (excluding overtime)? q255
281 And how many hours do you generally work every week, including any overtime? / [if self-employed:] How many hours do you usually work per week? q256
282 Do you sometimes have to work in the evenings (after 6:00 p.m.) or at night (after 11:00 p.m.)? If so, how often? q257
283 Do you have to work weekends? If so, how often? q258
284 Do you practice in your professional activity at times another language than German? q259
285 Which languages do you practice in your professional acitvity most often? q260
286 What is the officially used business language in your company? q261
287 other language, namely: q262
288 What is the officially used business language in your local department respectively local commercial unit? q263
289 Other language, namely: q264
290 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. q274
291 In addition to main position, household, apprenticeship or as retirees, sometimes people have a side job. Do you have one or more side jobs? q275
292 What was your gross income from this job last month? q276
293 Do you view the income you earn in your current position as fair? q277
294 How high should a fair gross income be? q278
295 How high should a fair net income be? q279
296 And regarding your gross hourly wage? How high should a fair gross hourly wage be? q2791
297 After we have talked about fair income for now, we are interested in what do you expect to be a realistic gross monthly salary. Suppose you had to search for a full-time job next month. What do you think would be a realistic gross monthly salary for 40 hours of work per week, considering your qualifications and your experience? Text, if there were no questions regarding justice of income: Now, we are interested in what do you expect to be a realistic gross monthly salary. Thus we mean this salary you expect from an employer without any deduction of taxes or levies. Suppose you had to search for a full-time job next month. What do you think would be a realistic gross monthly salary for 40 hours of work per week, considering your qualifications and your experience? q281
298 Please estimate the salary according to the following categories: q282
299 In the following, we present you five different job offers. All offers are full-time employments (40 hours per week), but some will provide the possibility to work fewer hours. The offers differ in further characteristics like career prospects. Accepting the offers will in most cases change your net household income. For all of these offers we will ask you to rate a) the attractiveness of the offer for you, b) the likelihood that you will to accept it, and c) the likelihood that you will move to the new location together with your partner. All offers are at other locations in Germany. Please suppose in any case that the regional locations provide you similar living conditions as your actual place of living (such as similar costs for housing and living, similar leisure-time options). We are only interested in your preferences for different working conditions! q283intro1
300 I will soon commit the laptop to you. Then you can read and answer the case studies by yourself and at rest. The response to the first question works like this: If you find an offer very unalluring, please mark the outermost left field. If you find an offer very attractive, please mark the outermost right field. You can weigh your answers with the fields in between. [figure, example of scale] q283intro2
301 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs1l> €. The employment contract is limited to 1 year and the employer provides you some advancement opportunities. The employer demands often over-time work, promotes no schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but no child care facilities. There is always the possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours of 20 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 2 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q283_1
302 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs2l> €. The employment contract is limited to 1 year and the employer provides you good advancement opportunities. The employer demands no over-time work, promotes high schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but no child care facilities. There is no possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours than 40 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 1 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q283_2
303 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs3l> €. The employment contract is limited to 3 year and the employer provides you no advancement opportunities. The employer demands occasional over-time work, promotes some schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but no child care facilities. There is the possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours up to 30 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 4 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q283_3
304 How likely would you move together with your partner to the new location? q283_4
305 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs5l> €. The employment contract is unlimited and the employer provides you a some advancement opportunities. The employer demands no over-time work, promotes high schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but full-time child care facilities. There is always the possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours up to 20 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 2 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q283_5
306 Please turn back the laptop to your interviewer. q283_6
307 In the following, we present you five different job offers. All offers are full-time employments (40 hours per week), but some will provide the possibility to work fewer hours. The offers differ in further characteristics like career prospects. Accepting the offers will in most cases change your net household income. For all of these offers we will ask you to rate a) the attractiveness of the offer for you, b) the likelihood that you will to accept it, and c) the likelihood that you will move to the new location together with your partner. All offers are at other locations in Germany. Please suppose in any case that the regional locations provide you similar living conditions as your actual place of living (such as similar costs for housing and living, similar leisure-time options). We are only interested in your preferences for different working conditions! q284intro1
308 I will soon commit the laptop to you. Then you can read and answer the case studies by yourself and at rest. The response to the first question works like this: If you find an offer very unalluring, please mark the outermost left field. If you find an offer very attractive, please mark the outermost right field. You can weigh your answers with the fields in between. [figure, example of scale] q284intro2
309 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs1l> €. The employment contract is limited to 1 year and the employer provides you a some advancement opportunities. The employer demands no over-time work, promotes no schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but no child care facilities. There is always the possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours up to 20 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 2 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q284_3
310 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs2l> €. The employment contract is limited to 1 year and the employer provides you a lot of advancement opportunities. The employer demands no over-time work, promotes no schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but no child care facilities. There is no possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours than hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 1 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q284_4
311 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs3l> €. The employment contract is limited to 3 year and the employer provides you no advancement opportunities. The employer demands some over-time work, promotes some schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but full-time child care facilities. There is always the possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours up to 30 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 4 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q284_5
312 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs4l> €. The employment contract is limited to 3 year and the employer provides you a lot of advancement opportunities. The employer demands no over-time work, promotes no schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but full-time child care facilities. There is no possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours than 40 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 1 hour (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q284_6
313 When accepting this full-time job offer, your monthly net household income will raise to <value according variable vs5l> €. The employment contract is unlimited and the employer provides you no advancement opportunities. The employer demands no over-time work, promotes high schedule flexibility in the time of hours worked but full-time child care facilities. There is always the possibility to arrange fewer contractually working hours up to 20 hours per week. The traveling distance to the new job location is 2 hours (single way). The chances of your partner to find a job are at the same level compared to your actual place of living. q284_7
314 Please turn back the laptop to your interviewer. q284_8
315 Now, we are interested in what do you expect to be a realistic gross monthly salary for <name of your partner>. Suppose <name of your partner> had to search for a full-time job next month. What do you think would be a realistic gross monthly salary for 40 hours of work per week for <name of your partner>, considering your qualifications and your experience? q285
316 Please estimate the amount according to the following categories q286
317 In the following, we present you five different job offers made to <name of partner>. These offers are fictitious. All offers are full-time employments (40 hours per week), but some will provide the possibility to work fewer hours. The offers differ in further characteristics like career prospects. Accepting the offers will in most cases change your net household income. For all of these offers we will ask you to rate a) the attractiveness of the offer for you, b) the likelihood that you will to accept it, and c) the likelihood that you will move to the new location together with your partner. All offers are at other locations in Germany. Please suppose in any case that the jobs fit to the qualifications of and experience of <name of your partner> and that the regional locations provide you similar living conditions as your actual place of living (such as similar costs for housing and living, similar leisure-time options). We are only interested in your preferences for different working conditions! q287intro1
318 I will soon commit the laptop to you. Then you can read and answer the case studies by yourself and at rest. The response to the first question works like this: If you find an offer very unalluring, please mark the outermost left field. If you find an offer very attractive, please mark the outermost right field. You can weigh your answers with the fields in between. [figure, example of scale] q287intro2
319 First job offer <value according variable vt1l> q287_1
320 Second job offer <value according variable vt2l> q287_2
321 Third job offer <value according variable vt3l> q287_3
322 Fourth job offer <value according variable vt4l> q287_4
323 Fifth job offer <value according variable vt5l> q287_5
324 Please turn back the laptop to your interviewer. q287_6
325 If necessary, please provide additional explanations for the module "job preferences and willingness to accept a job". q288
326 50:50 split to navigate ERI q288_eri
327 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. q289
328 I will now read out some statements about possible job-related burdens of your current job. Please indicate whether each point applies to you or not, and, if so, how much of a burden it is for you. q290
329 Because of high workload there often is a lot of time pressure q290_07
330 And how much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q290_07a
331 I am often interrupted and distracted while working q290_08
332 And how much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q290_08a
333 The amount of work has increased steadily over the last two years q290_09
334 And how much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q290_09a
335 The chances of promotion in my company are bad q290_10
336 And how much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q290_10a
337 I am undergoing - or I expect to undergo -a worsening in my working situation q290_11
338 And how much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q290_11a
339 My job is in jeopardy q290_12
340 And how much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q290_12a
341 And what about for the following points? Please indicate whether each one applies to you and, if not, how much of a burden it is for you. q292
342 I receive the recognition I deserve from my superiors q292_13
343 And how much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q292_13a
344 When I consider all my accomplishments and efforts, the recognition of I've received seems fitting q292_14
345 How much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q292_14a
346 When I consider all my accomplishments and efforts, my chances of personal advancement seem fitting q292_15
347 How much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q292_15a
348 When I consider all my accomplishments and efforts, my pay seems appropriate q292_16
349 How much of a burden is it for you? Not at all, somewhat, heavily, very heavily? q292_16a
350 Please indicate to what degree you agree with the following statements. q294
351 I will now read out some statements about possible job-related burdens of your current job. Please indicate whether each point applies to you or not, and, if so, how much of a burden it is for you. q295
352 And what about for the following points? Please indicate whether each one applies to you. q296
353 We would like to know now, what you have done yesterday and how you felt thereby. You will be asked first when you got up. Then you are asked to reconstruct that day using this list. Please think of your day as a sequence of episodes. In general episodes take 15 minutes to 2 hours. A sign for the of an episode could be the change of the location, the end of an activity and the start of another activity or the change of involved persons. Regarding some episodes we will pose some additional questions. einleitung_drm
354 When did you get up yesterday? q297
355 What did you do afterwards? If you did several activities at the same time, we are initially interested in the most important activity. Please select from this list: q298
356 You specified <activity from Q2drm_x>. At which time did you start this activity? q299
357 You specified <activity from Q2drm_x>. At which time did you finish this activity? q300
358 Did you do another activity from this list at the same time? q301
359 Please select that activity from this list: q302
360 All in all, was this episode <activity from Q2drm_x> from <time> to <time> rather pleasant or rather disagreeable? q303
361 For this two activities there are two more questions. t6
362 Where have you been during the mentioned activity? Activity: <activity from Q2drm_x> from <time> to <time> q304
363 How participated in this activity? Activity: <activity from Q2drm_x> from <time> to <time> q305
364 How intensive did you feel the following feelings on a scale from 1 (not at all) to 7 (very intensive)? Activity: <activity from Q2drm_x> from <time> to <time> q306
365 If necessary, please provide additional explanations. q307
366 Do your father and your mother live here in the household? q308
367 Was your father born in Germany? q309
368 Where was your father born? q310
369 Does or did your father have German citizenship? q311
370 What type of school-leaving certificate did your father attain? q312
371 Did your father complete vocational training or a university degree? q313
372 What was your fathers occupation when you were 15 years old? q314
373 What was your fathers occupational status as a blue-collar worker (Arbeiter)? q315
374 What was your fathers occupational status as a white-collar worker (Angestellter)? q316
375 What was your fathers occupational status as a civil servant (Beamter)? q317
376 What was your fathers occupational status as a self-employed person (Selbständiger)? q318
377 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? q319
378 Now about your mother. Was she born in Germany? q320
379 Where was your mother born? q321
380 Does or did your mother have German citizenship? q322
381 What type of school-leaving certificate did your mother attain? q323
382 Did your mother complete vocational training or a university degree? q324
383 What was your mothers occupation when you were 15 years old? q325
384 What was your mothers occupational status as a blue-collar worker (Arbeiterin)? q326
385 What was your mothers occupational status as a white-collar worker (Angestellte)? q327
386 What was your mothers occupational status as a civil servant (Beamte)? q328
387 What was your mothers occupational status as a self-employed person (Selbständige)? q329
388 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? q330
389 Do you belong to a church or religious group? q331
390 What church or religious group do you belong to? Are you... q332
391 Please state what religious community you belong to. q333
392 How would you describe your current health? Is it very good, good, satisfactory, poor or bad? q334
393 When you have to climb several flights of stairs, does your current health limit you greatly, somewhat, or not at all? q335
394 How many hours do you sleep on average on a normal weeknight? q336_1
395 And what about a normal night on the weekend? q336_2
396 The following questions refer to your usual sleeping habits. Your answers should be exactly as possible and refer to the majority of days and nights. t7
397 When did you usually go to bed during the last four weeks? Usual time: q337
398 How many hours did you sleep per night during the last four weeks? (This has not to be necessarily the same time as you stayed in bed) q338
399 Altogether, how would you evaluate the quality of your sleep within the last four weeks? q339
400 How long did it take for you usually to fall asleep during the last four weeks? q340
401 When did you usually get up during the last four weeks? Usual time: q341
402 How often did you sleep bad during the last four weeks, because you ... q342
403 How often did have problems to stay awake while e.g. driving a car, at lunch or social occasions during the last four weeks? q345
404 Did you have problems to execute the usual everyday tasks with enough drive during the last four weeks? q346
405 Do you snore? q347
406 The volume of your snore is? q348
407 How often does your snore occur? q349
408 Has your snore disturbed the sleep of another person? q350
409 Did someone perceive a breathing arrest of you? q351
410 Are you medicated with a nightly breath therapy device? q352
411 How often in the morning do you feel like knocked out? q353
412 Do you feel tired, floppy, jaded or not fully capable? q354
413 Did you ever doze off while driving? q355
414 How often does this occur? q356
415 How often do you take an after-lunch sleep normally? q357
416 How many hours do you take for an after-lunch sleep normally? q358
417 Where do you normally take your after-lunch sleep? q359
418 Since when do you take an after-lunch sleep? q360
419 Please specify, to what extent the following statements apply to your after-lunch sleep: q361
420 How tired do you feel after you had your after-lunch sleep within the first half an hour after you awoke? q362
421 If it was just up to your own well-being and you could organize your day completely free, at what time would you get up? q363
422 If it was just up to your own well-being and you could organize your evening completely free, at what time would you go to bed? q364
423 What best describes the lighting conditions in your bed room? q365
424 The following questions refer to your usual sleeping habits. Please answer all questions according to your personal rating. q366
425 You have stated, that you sleep in an uncomfortable bedroom. Please specify to which aspect you find your bedroom uncomfortable? q367
426 Does your partner snore? q368
427 Did you once felt disturbed by the snore of your partner? q369
428 Did you ever perceive a breathing arrest of your partner during the sleep? q370
429 Was your sleep disrupted during the last 4 weeks, because you or your partner had to care about children or persons in need of care in your household? q371
430 How often did it happen during the last four weeks, that your sleep was disrupted, because you had to care about children or persons in need of care in your household? q372
431 How often did it happen during the last four weeks, that your sleep was disrupted, because your partner had to care about children or persons in need of care in your household? q373
432 Have you been officially assessed as being partially or fully incapable of working (erwerbsgemindert) or severely disabled (schwerbehindert)? q374
433 What is the extent of your reduced capacity to work (Erwerbsminderung) or disability (Schwerbehinderung) according to the last diagnosis (as a percentage)? q375
434 Have you gone to a doctor in the last three months? If so, please state how many times. q376
435 What about hospital stays in the last year? Were you admitted to a hospital for at least one night in 2012? q377
436 How many days did you miss work due to illness in the year 2012? q378
437 Has a physician diagnosed one or several of the following illnesses in the last two years? q379
438 Has a physician diagnosed one or several of the following illnesses in the last two years? q380
439 Has a physician diagnosed one or several of the following illnesses in the last 12 months? q381
440 Which kind of cancer is it? q382
441 What kind of health insurance do you have: statutory insurance or private insurance? q383
442 Has your family situation changed since December 31, 2010? Please indicate if any of the following apply to you, and if so, when each change occurred. q384
443 What year and month did this change in your family situation take place? I have met a new partner q385_1
444 Have been married q385_2
445 Partner and I moved in together q385_3
446 A child was born q385_4
447 A child entered the household q385_5
448 My son / daughter moved out q385_6
449 Separated from my spouse / partner q385_7
450 Divorced q385_8
451 My spouse / partner died q385_9
452 Father died q385_10
453 Mother died q385_11
454 Child died q385_12
455 Another person who lives in the household died q385_13
456 Other q385_14
457 In conclusion, we would like to ask you about your satisfaction with your life in general. How satisfied are you with your life, all things considered? q386
458 And how do you think you will feel in five years? q387
459 Thanks a lot for the interview! end
460 Are there any other notes on the interview? q388
461 Only for interviewers: Were any other people, except for you and the respondent, in the room during the interview? q389
462 Only for interviewers: How many other people, except for you and the respondent, were in the room on average during the interview? q390
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