Questionnaire 2015 [instrument]

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0 Life in Germany titel
1 Attention! zeit
2 Start time: anfang
3 Pruef pruef
4 Project 107928 – wave 1 – innovation survey continuation – questionnaire a000
5 Begin / Screening b1
6 Your household asked has the following household number: <n> w02
7 Which person of the household <household number> you want to interview? Person number / name / year of birth / sex a000a
8 sample of origin q2
9 Information is taken from the CAPI-file q3
10 First name of respondent q4
11 Please give details of the target subject q5
12 In which year and month are you born? q6
13 Anweis anweis
14 Interviewer evaluation of interviewee b2
15 The following questions will just be answered by the interviewer. Before you start the interview, we exceptionally ask you for your personal evaluation about opinions and attitudes of the interviewee. Later we will also ask the interviewee to rate your opinion and attitudes on the same questions. With the help of this probably extraordinary approach we want to examine, how people notice and evaluate each other and which influences such evaluations have on the responses made by the interviewee. Of course, we will keep your answers a secret and not show them to the interviewee. Vice versa, you will not get to know how the interviewee evaluates you. t3226
16 What do you think? How much is the interviewee interested in politics? Very interested, Moderately interested, not that interested or not a bit interested? q7
17 To which party do you think, does the interviewee tend to? q8
18 And to what extent does the interviewee tend to this party? q801
19 In politics people often talk about "left" and "right" to mark different political attitudes. If you think about the interviewee: Where would you place them? q9
20 What about the following fields - do you think the interviewee is very concerned, somewhat concerned or not concerned at all? q10
21 What do you think, how much does the interviewee agree on the following statements? q11
22 Thank you very much for your help. Now the ordinary survey starts. dank1
23 Module Saliva modsal
24 Q1301 q1301
25 The delivery of the saliva sample will be at the end of the interview. I ask you not to eat, drink, smoke or chew gum during the interview, since elsewise the saliva sample can be polluted. t1302
26 In which month were you born? lgebmo
27 Is the respondent respectively the person who answers the questions about the household the head of household? q12
28 Household questionnaire b3
29 We'll start with questions about your household as a whole. q13
30 Dwelling b4
31 For the response of questions on the household it is important, whether there was any change of the housing situation or not. The first question is about the household composition, hence whether the persons of your household are the same and as well in the same dwelling. q14
32 When did you move into this dwelling? q15
33 What kind of a house is it in which you live? q16
34 Is it a rooming house, guesthouse, or a similar accommodation? q17
35 When, approximately, was the building built in which your dwelling is located? q18
36 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q19_1972
37 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q19_1981
38 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q19_1991
39 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q19_2001
40 Can you provide the exact year in which the building was built? q19_2011
41 Has anything changed in terms of size of your dwelling since 31st of December 2013? e.g. because of modification or changed use? q20
42 How large is the total living space in this flat? q21
43 Tenant b5
44 The next questions deal with the costs of living in your dwelling. First the question: Are you living in the dwelling as ... q22
45 How much are the monthly expenses for the dwelling at the moment, including rent and all incidental costs? q23
46 Now there are some questions about your incidental costs. q25
47 Heating Costs b7
48 What are your monthly heating costs (including hot water)? q26
49 Electricity costs b8
50 What are your monthly electricity costs? q28
51 Costs for gas b9
52 What are your monthly costs for gas? q30
53 Cost allocations as part of the rent b10
54 And how much are the other cost allocations for water, garbage disposal, etc., thus all other incidental costs in average per month. q32
55 Are you able to pay the rent without any difficulty? q34
56 Proprietary b11
57 Do you still have financial obligations, for example loans or a mortgage, for this house or flat in which you live? q35
58 How much are the monthly loan or mortgage payments including interest for this/these loan/s or mortgage/s? q36
59 Are you able to pay the mortgage/interest payments without any difficulty? q37
60 How much were the costs for maintenance and modernization which occurred for this dwelling / this house in the last calendar year. q38
61 How much were the heating costs in 2014? q39
62 How much were the electricity costs in the year 2014? q40
63 How much were the costs for water, garbage disposal, street cleaning, etc. in 2014? q41
64 Do you pay assessment fees for a building management or similar? q42
65 How much do you pay per month in management / maintenance fees? q43
66 Letting and leasing, credits and interest b12
67 Did you or someone in your household receive income from renting out or leasing house or land / flat in year 2014? q44
68 About how much was the total income from letting or leasing in year 2014? q45
69 What costs did you have for the objects you rented out or leased in the year 2014? First, please state operating costs and those costs for maintenance and modernization. q46
70 What loan, mortgage and interest payments did you need to set aside for the objects you rented out or leased in the year 2014? q47
71 Are you or is someone else in your household currently paying back loans and interest for purchases or other expenditures? q48
72 How much is the monthly rate, including interests that you pay on these loans? q49
73 Did you or another member of the household own any of the following savings or investment securities in the year 2014? q50
74 How much was your total income from interest, dividends and profits from all investments in the year 2014? q51
75 Please estimate the amount according to the following categories q52
76 Governmental benefits and income b13
77 Did you or one of the members of your household currently receive any of the following governmental benefits? q53
78 How much child benefit (Kindergeld) are you or another household member receiving currently per month? q54
79 And for how many children are you receiving child benefits (Kindergeld)? q55
80 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month in supplementary child benefits (Kindergeldzuschlag) in addition to child benefits (Kindergeld)? q56
81 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month in childcare allowance (Betreuungsgeld)? q561
82 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)? q57
83 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month for long-term care insurance benefits (Leistungen der Pflegeversicherung)? q58
84 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month in basic income support for the elderly / support for special situations? q59
85 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)? q60
86 How much are you or another household member receiving currently per month is housing allowance? q61
87 If you take a look at the total income of all members of the household: How much is the monthly household net income today? q62
88 Is your household net income... q63
89 Split household net income q64
90 Is your household net income... q65
91 Is your household net income... q66
92 Is your household net income... q67
93 Is your household net income... q68
94 Is your household net income... q69
95 Is your household net income... q70
96 Do you have normally some money left at the end of a month, which you can save or put aside? This can include regular savings deposits for asset formation such as: savings plan of bank, a personal pension scheme with state grant (Riester- or Rüruprente), other personal pension schemes, building savings contracts, cash-value life insurances, capital formation savings payment. We are also looking for precautionary saving such as for a larger purchase or for a state of emergency. q71
97 How much do you have left per month for asset formation? q7101
98 How much do you have left per month for precautionary saving? q7102
99 Balance b14
100 Split balance q7201
101 Were your household's total income on a level with the expenditures for the last year 2014, meaning that you were not able to put away savings but you also didn't have to go into debt or use money out of savings? Or was your income higher than your expenditures, meaning that you were able to put away savings? Or were your expenditures higher than your income, meaning that you had to go into debt or use money out of savings? q7202
102 How much were the savings? q7203
103 How much was the deficit? q7204
104 How did you cover the deficit: by going into debt or by using available savings? q7205
105 Were your household's total income on a level with the expenditures last month, meaning that you were not able to put away savings but you also didn't have to go into debt or use money out of savings? Or was your income higher than your expenditures, meaning that you were able to put away savings? Or were your expenditures higher than your income, meaning that you had to go into debt or use money out of savings? q7301
106 How much were your savings? q7302
107 How much was the deficit? q74
108 How did you cover the deficit: by going into debt or by using savings? q75
109 The expenditures of a household can be covered not just by current income, but also by the use or liquidation of assets. For this purpose one could use for example money on a savings book or bank (giro) account, but as well one could sell shares/stock, bonds, savings bonds or objects of value in the household. q7601
110 How much was the amount of money of your used or sold assets in 2014, which you took to cover expenditures of your household? q7602
111 Did you use or sell assets of your household last month to cover expenditures? q7701
112 How much was the amount of money of your used or sold assets last month, which you took to cover expenditures of your household? q7702
113 Have you or another member of your household used a pawnshop in 2014 to deposit objects of value? q7706
114 Care b14b
115 Does someone in your household need care or assistance on a constant basis due to age, sickness or medical treatment? q78
116 Does the person in need of care receives long-term care insurance benefits (Pflegeversicherung), and if so, at what care level (Pflegestufe)? q79
117 Outsourcing: household help b15
118 Split Outsourcing - randomized q8000
119 Did you pay someone to clean your household within the last 3 months? q8001
120 Does the person you pay for cleaning live with you in the household? q8002
121 How much hours does the person clean for you monthly in average? q8003
122 How much do you pay per month on average? q8004
123 What is the sex of the person cleaning for you? q8005
124 Is the person of German origin according to your assessment? q8006
125 Is the person hired by a firm or agency to perform this activity? q8007
126 The next question I will put this way that nobody can know your answer for sure. Therefore I will ask you an additional question whose response you do not tell me. Please think of the address of a person which does not live in your household. Please think of the first number of the house number. Please memorize this number. q8009
127 Is the person who cleans in your household hired officially? q8010
128 Outsourcing: child(ren) care b63
129 Did someone care about your children for money in your household within the last 3 months? q8101
130 Does the person you pay for childcare live with you in the household? q8102
131 How much hours does the person work for you monthly on average? q8103
132 How much do you pay per month on average? q8104
133 What is the sex of the person caring about your children? q8105
134 Is the person of German origin according to your assessment? q8106
135 Is the person hired by a firm or agency to perform this activity? q8107
136 The next question I will put this way that nobody can know your answer for sure. Therefore I will ask you an additional question whose response you do not tell me. Please think of the address of a person which does not live in your household. Please think of the first number of the house number. Please memorize this number. q8109
137 Is the person who cares about your children in your household hired officially? q8110
138 Outsourcing: care of the elderly b64
139 Did someone care of the elderly for money in your household within the last 3 months? q8201
140 Does the person you pay for care of the elderly live with you in the household? q8202
141 How much hours does the person work for you monthly on average? q8203
142 How much do you pay per month on average? q8204
143 What is the sex of the person caring of the elderly? q8205
144 Is the person for German origin according to your assessment? q8206
145 Is the person hired by a firm or agency to perform this activity? q8207
146 The next question I will put this way that nobody can know your answer for sure. Therefore I will ask you an additional question whose response you do not tell me. Please think of the address of a person which does not live in your household. Please think of the first number of the house number. Please memorize this number. q8209
147 Is the person who cares of the elderly in your household hired officially? q8210
148 Outsourcing: gardening b65
149 Did someone do the gardening for money in your household within the last 3 months? q8301
150 Does the person you pay for gardening live with you in the household? q8302
151 How much hours does the person work for you monthly on average? q8303
152 How much do you pay per month on average? q8304
153 What is the sex of the person doing the gardening? q8305
154 Is the person of German origin according to your assessment? q8306
155 Is the person hired by a firm or agency to perform this activity? q8307
156 The next question I will put this way that nobody can know your answer for sure. Therefore I will ask you an additional question whose response you do not tell me. Please think of the address of a person which does not live in your household. Please think of the first number of the house number. Please memorize this number. q8308
157 Now I will ask you two questions A and B. Please think about the answer (yes or no), but please do not tell me the answer. q8309
158 Is the person who gardens in your household hired officially? q8310
159 Q8311 q8311
160 Person questionnaire b16
161 Now we have a few personal questions. q84
162 Now we are interested in your satisfaction in certain areas of your life. How satisfied are you currently with the following areas of your life? Please state the level of satisfaction for each area: If you are completely dissatisfied, use the value "0", if you are completely satisfied, use the value "10". You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q85
163 Please have in mind the last four weeks and tell me for every of the following feelings, whether you felt it very rarely, rarely, occasionally, often or very often. q86
164 We want to ask you more questions about your feelings. We are interested in how you control your feelings respectively regulate them. How much do you agree with the following statements? Please answer using the following scale. The value 1 means: Do not agree at all. the value 7 means: Completely agree. You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q87
165 Personality b17
166 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? Please use the following scale. The value 0 means: "fully risk averse". The value 10 means: "fully prepared to take risks". You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q88
167 To what degree do the following statements apply to you personally? Please answer according to the following scale. The value 1 means: "does not apply to me at all". The value 7 means: "applies to me perfectly". You can use the values in between to make your estimate. q89
168 How many close friends would you say that you have? q90
169 Below there are different qualities that a person can have. You will probably think that some apply perfectly to you and that some do not apply at all to you. In some cases, you may find yourself somewhere in between. I am someone, who ... q91
170 You have just stated how intense some qualities apply to you. Now we are interested in what kind of person you would like to be. I would like to be someone, who ... q92
171 Please specify how much the following statements apply according to your opinion. q93
172 To what extent do the following statements apply to you personally? q94
173 To what extent do the following statements apply to you? q95
174 Impostor / narcissism / ostracism b18
175 I ask you to type in the answers to the following questions by yourself. I will show how that works in a minute. After you have opened the following screen, please turn the laptop to the interviewee so s/he can look at the screen. Read the question out once and, if necessary, show briefly how the text input works. Show also the "next" button. Then turn the laptop so you cannot look at the screen anymore. The interviewee is asked to type in the answer him-/herself. If there occur any reservations, please encourage the interviewee. Otherwise s/he should choose "No Answer". Please do not type in the answer for the interviewee. t2
176 Please evaluate, to what extent the following statements apply to you. q96
177 To what extent do the following statements apply to you personally? q97
178 How often did you have the following experiences within the last two months? q98
179 T31 t31
180 T32 t32
181 In which of the following activities do you take part during your free time? Please state how often you do each activity: at least once a week, at least once a month, less often or never. q99
182 Sport b19
183 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. t4
184 Regarding the last seven days, how many days have you been active for at least 60 minutes per day? q100
185 For a lot of people physical activity is related to the seasons. What about you? Regarding a regular week, in each season how many days are you physically active for at least 60 minutes per day? q101
186 Sport in the narrow sense b21
187 Now it's about sport. Regarding the whole year, which kind of sport do you practice most frequently? q102
188 For each season, how often do you usually practice this sport per week? q103
189 How many minutes do you usually practice this sport each time? q104
190 Do you participate in competitions of the sport mentioned above, e.g. league matches, public runs or cycle races? q105
191 Where and with whom do you practice this sport mostly? q106
192 Else… q107
193 Since when do you do sports regularly? q108
194 Do you practice another sport beside the one you already mentioned? q109
195 Regarding the whole year, which kind of sport do you practice the second most frequent? q110
196 For each season, how often do you usually practice this sport per week? q111
197 How many minutes do you usually practice this sport each time? q112
198 Do you participate in competitions of the sport mentioned above, e.g. league matches, public runs or cycle races? q113
199 Where and with whom do you do sports mostly? q114
200 Other, namely: q115
201 Since when do you do this sport regularly? q116
202 People do sport for very different reasons. What about you, how much do the following statements apply to you? q117
203 Sport outside school b24
204 If you think about your childhood and youth, what type of sport did you do most frequently beside school sport? q118
205 If you think about your childhood and youth, what type of sport did you do most frequently outside of school? q119
206 At what age did you begin this sport? q120
207 Years of practice for sport b25
208 How many years did you practice this sport? q121
209 How often did you do this sport usually? q123
210 Sport: where and with whom? b26
211 Where and with whom did you usually practice this sport? q124
212 Other, in fact: q125
213 Politics b27
214 Generally speaking, how much are you interested in politics? Very interested, moderately interested, not much interested, or completely disinterested? q126
215 Many people in Germany tend to one party in the long-term, even if they occasionally vote for another party. Do you tend to a particular party? q128
216 Toward which party do you lean? q129
217 And to what extent do you tend to this party? q1291
218 Left-right, sorrows and topics b28
219 In politics people often talk about "left" and "right" to mark different political attitudes. If you think about your own political attitude: Where would you place yourself? q131
220 How concerned are you about the following issues? q133
221 Below I will read out some statements about topics which are currently discussed in Germany. Please state for each topic, how much you agree with each statement. q134a1
222 And how certain do you feel about your opinion on this topic? Very certain, rather certain, rather uncertain or very uncertain. q134b1
223 Please state in each case how much you agree with the statement. q134a2
224 And how certain do you feel about your opinion on this topic? Very certain, rather certain, rather uncertain or very uncertain. q134b2
225 Please state in each case how much you agree with the statement. q134a3
226 And how certain do you feel about your opinion on this topic? Very certain, rather certain, rather uncertain or very uncertain. q134b3
227 Please state in each case how much you agree with the statement. q134a4
228 And how certain do you feel about your opinion on this topic? Very certain, rather certain, rather uncertain or very uncertain. q134b4
229 Please state in each case how much you agree with the statement. q134a5
230 And how certain do you feel about your opinion on this topic? Very certain, rather certain, rather uncertain or very uncertain. q134b5
231 Measurement error / immigration 1 b29
232 Q135 q135
233 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q136
234 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q137
235 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q138
236 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q139
237 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q140
238 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q141
239 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q142
240 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q143
241 EU Financial Crisis b30
242 In the last years there were many discussions about the difficult financial situation of countries like Greece, Spain or Portugal. We ask you to share your opinion generally. Please specify, whether you agree with the following statements: q144
243 Please imagine the following invented situation. To fight against budget crises of EU countries in a pinch, in the future all member states have to give financial contribution. This contribution will be paid by every person within the EU who has an own income. The contribution will be collected permanently and only for fighting the crises of EU countries in a pinch. What do you think about the following proposals? Everyone within the EU should pay a contribution of ... q145
244 In general there is the demand for countries in a pinch to put their budget in order to receive financial assistance from the EU. To what extent do you agree to the following suggestions? If a EU country wants to receive financial assistance, it should ... q146
245 Citizenship and partnership b31
246 Do you have German citizenship? q147
247 What is your country of citizenship? q148
248 What is your family status? q149
249 Are you currently in a permanent relationship? q150
250 Does your partner live with you in this household? q151
251 Please state the first name of your partner. q152
252 CV: nationality b32
253 Were you born in Germany? q153
254 What country were you born in? q154
255 When did you move to Germany? q155
256 Do you have German citizenship? q156
257 What is your country of citizenship? q157
258 Have you had German citizenship since your birth, or did you acquire German citizenship later? q158
259 CV: Module about partnership b33
260 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 questions are about both, the current relationship, as well as about former relationships. We start with the current relationship and then ask you retrospectively about the permanent relationships you had before. Concerning the previous relations, we speak of a permanent relationship if they lasted six months or longer. q159
261 Are you in a permanent relationship? q160
262 Please state the first name of your partner. q161
263 Since when have you been in a relationship with your partner? q162
264 Does your partner live with you in this household? q163
265 When did you move in together with that partner? q164
266 Did you ever live together with <first name> before? q165
267 And when did you give up your shared dwelling, or when did you or your partner move out? q166
268 Are you married to <first name>/your partner respectively are you living in a registered same-sex partnership? q167
269 When did you enter into the marriage / civil union? q168
270 Now it is about previous relationships. Did you ever have a permanent relationship before your current one? q169
271 In which year did this relationship start? q170
272 In which year did this relationship end? q171
273 How did that relationship end? q172
274 Did you live together with that partner? q173
275 When did you move in with that partner? q174
276 When did you give up your shared dwelling, or when did you or your partner move out? q175
277 Did you marry that partner or did you live in a civil union? q176
278 When did you enter into the marriage / civil union? q177
279 Did you repeal this marriage /civil union? q178
280 When did you repeal this marriage/ civil union? q179
281 Have you ever been married to or lived in a civil union with someone you have not mentioned so far? q180
282 When did you enter into the marriage / civil union? q181
283 Are you still married to/ registered in civil union with that person? q182
284 How did that marriage/ civil union end? q183
285 How did this marriage / civil union end? Divorce/ annulment or by death? q184
286 Living apart / together b34
287 If you consider your and your partner's environment overall, how easily could you move in together within the next three years? q185
288 Independent of the environment, how much would you like to live together with your partner in a shared household. q186
289 CV: siblings b35
290 Did you or do you have any siblings? If yes, how many brothers and how many sisters? q187
291 Is one of them your twin brother or twin sister? q188
292 CV: else b36
293 How many of your first 15 years of life did you live with the following persons? q189
294 Where did you live before German reunification, i.e. before 1989? q190
295 Do you have any other apartment or house where you live as well or spend your holidays? q191
296 Do you have another home in which you yourself reside or spend your vacation? Which house / flat is your primary domicile? q192
297 Mother-child(ren) (MuKi) continuation samples b37
298 Screening b38
299 Are there children born in 1999 or later, living in your household? q194
300 Please tell us for each of those children name, year of birth and sex. q195
301 Another child existing? q196
302 In which month in year <year> is <name> born? q197
303 Are you the main caring person of <name>, meaning you can tell most about the child? q198
304 MuKi A (0-23 months) b39
305 Let's talk about <name>. In which week of pregnancy was <name> born? q199
306 What was <first name>'s height at the time of birth? q200
307 How was the head circumference of <first name> at the time of birth? q201
308 What was <first name>'s weight at time of birth? q202
309 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? q203
310 Did <first name> show signs of any developmental delays, disorders, or disabilities in one of the early childhood screenings or any other check-up? q204
311 Which of the following delays, complications or disabilities were diagnosed for <name>? q205
312 Does <name> attend a care giving facility, notably a crèche, kindergarten or a day-care center? q206
313 And how long does <name> attend this care giving facility normally? q207
314 Are there also other people (none household members) who are regularly involved in taking care of the child? q208
315 MuKi B (24-47 Monate) b40
316 Let's talk about <name> now q209
317 And how long does <name> attend this care giving facility normally? q210
318 Are there also other people (none household members) who are regularly involved in taking care of the child? q211
319 What is the current weight of <name>? q212
320 What is <first name>'s current height? q213
321 Is <first name> limited in any way or prevented from doing things that most children of the same age can usually do? q214
322 Did a doctor discover for <first name> any of the following diseases or complications? q215
323 Below I will read out some statements. Please tell me to which extent these statements apply to <name>. Please consider for your answer the behavior of the child within the last six months. My child… q216
324 Please turn the laptop in a way, so that the respondent can see the screen. The respondent should click the responses on the next pages by himself! q217
325 MuKi C (>= 48 Monate) b41
326 Let's come to <first name>. What school is <first name> currently attending? q218
327 Does the child usually spend all day at this school? q219
328 Does <name> attend a care giving facility, notably a crèche, kindergarten or a day-care center? q220
329 And how long does <name> attend this care giving facility normally? q221
330 Are there also other people (none household members) who are regularly involved in taking care of the child? q222
331 Below I will read out some statements. Please tell me to which extent these statements apply to <name>. Please consider for your answer the behavior of the child within the last six months. My child… q223
332 What is the current weight of <name>? q224
333 What is <first name>'s current height? q225
334 Is <first name> limited in any way or prevented from doing things that most children of the same age can usually do? q226
335 Did a doctor discover for <first name> any of the following diseases or complications? q227
336 Please turn the laptop in a way, so that the respondent can see the screen. The respondent should click the responses on the next two pages by him-/herself! q227a
337 How would you rate <first name> in comparison to other children of the same age? q228
338 Please turn back the laptop to your interviewer. q228a
339 Please turn the laptop in a way, so that the respondent cannot see the screen anymore. The respondent should have the possibility to judge the questions spontaneously, without being influenced by the program. q228b
340 To which extent do the following graduations from school fit into your personal ideal conception of school education for <name>? q229
341 How probable do you think is that <name> will leave school with one of the following graduations? q230
342 CV: Child(ren) b42
343 Do or did you have further children who are not living with you in the same household. If yes, how much? q231
344 Now we would like to have some general information about each child not living within your household. Please start with your first (oldest) child and then proceed till you reach your youngest child. q232a
345 Please state the first name of the child, which does not live in the household anymore. q233a
346 the child not living in the household is ... q234a
347 In which year and month is <first name> born? q235a
348 Where does <first name> live today? q237a
349 Income b43
350 From which of the following income sources do you personally receive money currently? q238
351 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Own pension If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239a
352 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Widower's pension, orphan's pension If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239b
353 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Unemployment benefit (“Arbeitslosengeld”) If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239c
354 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. maternity allowance during maternity leave (“Mutterschaftsgeld”),parental allowance and child-raising allowance (“Elterngeld”, “Erziehnugsgeld”) If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239d
355 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. state support for higher education (“BAföG”), scholarship, vocational training support (“Berufsausbildungsbeihilfe”) If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239e
356 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Child Support If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239f
357 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Divorce alimony (“Nachehelicher Unterhalt”),alimony during separation (“Trennungsunterhalt”) If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239g
358 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. Alimony from maintenance advance fund If you are unable to state the exact amount, please estimate. q239h
359 For all the applicable sources of income, please indicate how large the amount is monthly. 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. q239i
360 Have you done paid work during the last 7 days, even if only for an hour or a few hours? q240
361 Are you currently on maternity leave (Mutterschutz) or on statutory parental leave (Elternzeit)? q241
362 Education b44a
363 Educational achievement in the last year b44b
364 Did you finish a vocational training or a university degree after 31st of December 2013? q242
365 When did you finish that? q243
366 Did you complete this education period with a graduation? q244
367 Did you do this graduation in Germany or another country? q245
368 What type of a degree /certificate / diploma did you obtain? q246
369 What type of general-education school degree it is about? q247
370 namely: q248
371 What type of university degree is it about? q249
372 CV: education b45
373 Do you hold a school leaving certificate? q250
374 In which country did you receive your school leaving certificate? q251
375 What type of school leaving certificate did you receive? q252
376 What type of school leaving certificate did you receive? q253
377 Please state the other school-leaving certificate. q254
378 What kind of school leaving certificate did you receive? q255
379 Which year did you attend school last? q256
380 Did you complete vocational training or a university degree? q257
381 What type of vocational training or university degree is this about? q258
382 Please name your other vocational training or university degree. q259
383 Are you currently enrolled in an educational or training program? In other words: are you in school or higher education, working on a doctor's degree, completing vocational training, or taking part in further training? q260
384 What kind of training or further training is it? q261
385 What kind of general education / secondary school is it about? q262
386 CV: Unemployment b46
387 Have you been registered as unemployed at the employment office (Arbeitsamt) at any time in the last 10 years, that is, from the beginning of 2005 to today? q263
388 How often have you been unemployed since 2005 to this day? q264
389 Are you registered as unemployed at the Employment Office ("Arbeitsamt")? q265
390 If you add up all your periods of unemployment up to the present day, how many months will you be unemployed between 2005 and today altogether? q266
391 How many jobs or employers have you had in the last 10 years since the beginning of 2005? q267
392 Former employment b46b
393 Are you officially registered unemployed at the employment office (Arbeitsamt)? q268
394 Did you resign from a professional activity or a job after December 31st, 2013 which you had before this date? q269
395 When did you stop working in that job? q270
396 Are you currently employed? Which one of the following applies best to your status? q271
397 Is this part-time employment provided for under the Federal Parental Part-Time Work Act (under the Bundeselterngeld und Elternzeitgesetz, BEEG)? q272
398 Is the job part of a job-creation measure (ABM) or is it a so-called 1-Euro Job (community work)? q273
399 Is the job marginal part-time work in accordance with the 450/850-euro rule (Mini-Job / Midi-Job)? q274
400 Which was the last year you were employed? q275
401 In your last job, have you been employed full-time, part-time, or in marginal or irregular employment? q276
402 Was the company you last worked for part of the public sector or th public administration? q277
403 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? q278
404 What was your last occupational status? q279
405 What was your last occupational status? q280
406 What kind of self-employment was your last occupational status about? q281
407 Approximately how many employees did you have at your last position? q282
408 Have you recently worked as ...? q283
409 In what occupational position are you currently employed as a white-collar worker? q284
410 What position were you last employed in as civil servant? q285
411 Do you intend to engage in paid employment in the future? q286
412 Have you actively looked for work within the last four weeks? q287
413 If someone offered you an appropriate position right now, could you start working within the next two weeks? q288
414 Have you changed jobs or started a new one since December 31, 2013? q289
415 How often have you changed jobs or started a new job since 31st of December 2013? q290
416 What type of occupational change was it? q291
417 What is your current position/ occupation? q292
418 Does the company in which you are employed belong to the public sector? q293
419 In which branch of business or industry is your company or institution active for the most part? q294
420 Employment b47
421 What is your current occupational status? q295
422 In your position at work, do you supervise others? In other words, do people work under your direction? q296
423 What is your current occupational status as blue-collar worker? q297
424 What is your current occupational status as white-collar worker? q298
425 What is your current occupational status as civil servant? q299
426 What is your current occupational status as apprentice / trainee or intern? q300
427 Since when are you working for your current employer? q301
428 Is this work temporary or on a contractual basis? (Zeitarbeit / Leiharbeit) q302
429 Do you have a fixed-term or permanent employment contract? q303
430 whole enterprise split q304
431 How many employees does your enterprise have approximately in total? This question is not just about your local commercial unit. q305
432 How many employees does your enterprise have approximately in total? This question is not just about your local commercial unit. q306
433 In what occupational position are you currently self-employed? q307
434 Please specify the number of your employees and staff. q308
435 How many hours per week are stipulated in your contract (excluding overtime)? q309
436 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? q310
437 Do you have sometimes to work in the evenings (after 6:00 p.m.) or at night (after 11:00 p.m.)? If so, how often? q311
438 Do you ever work weekends? If so, how often? q312
439 Do you currently work in the town where you live? q313
440 Please state the postal code of your commercial unit. q314
441 postal code: q3141
442 postal code: q3142
443 How often do you commute from your principal domicile to your workplace? Every day, once a week or less often? q315
444 How long is your way to work on a normal workday? q316
445 How much is your earned income from your work last month? If you had extra income in the last month, e.g.: vacation pay or subsequent payments, please do not include these. 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, unemployment and health insurance deductions. q317
446 Beside job, household, apprenticeship or being a pensioner, one can have a side job. Do you have one or more side jobs? Please do not refer to already mentioned jobs! q318
447 What was your gross income from this job last month? q319
448 How man employment relationships do you have currently in total? q320
449 Preference for leisure b48
450 Afore you stated that you actually work [PAZ10] hours per week and earn [PNETT] euros net per month. The following questions refer to possible changes of actual working hours per week and the possible earnings per month. Please imagine these changes in a situation in which many other characteristics stay the same, in fact: - You keep your current job and your current working environment. - If you live together with a partner, then her or his weekly working hours and earnings stay the same. - You are not allowed to take up additional paid work. (If you have earnings from a side job, please expect your working hours and earnings from this side job to stay the same.) - The price per hour you pay for e.g. childcare or other services you use to be able to work stays the same. - Possible other earnings you receive from other income sources (e.g. social benefits, alimony, etc.) stay the same. t5
451 Please imagine that your actual weekly working time changes. Now you have to work [PAZ10+5] hours. How much would you have to earn net totally per month, so that you are satisfied with this situation just as you are with your current situation? q321
452 Please imagine that your actual weekly working time changes. Now you have to work [PAZ10-5] hours. How much would you have to earn net totally per month, so that you are satisfied with this situation just as you are with your current situation? q322
453 Please imagine that your actual weekly working time changes. Now you have to work [hRandom] hours. How much would you have to earn net totally per month, so that you are satisfied with this situation just as you are with your current situation? q323
454 Please imagine again that your actual weekly working time changes. Now you have to work [hRandom2] hours. How much would you have to earn net totally per month, so that you are satisfied with this situation just as you are with your current situation? q324
455 Please imagine you won in lotto, so that you (and your partner) receive a monthly income just as the amount of your current monthly household net income. This payment you (and your partner)receive as long as you live. How much hours would you work per week in this case? q3241
456 Do you view the gross income you earn in your current position as fair? q325
457 How high should a fair gross income be? q326
458 Do you view the net income you earn in your current position as fair? q327
459 How high should a fair net income be? q328
460 Smartphones b49
461 Do you use a mobile phone personally? q329
462 How often do you use the following functions of your mobile phone? q330
463 How often do you use the following functions of you mobile phone? q331
464 Which operation system is installed at your smartphone? q3311
465 DRM (Samples E & I ) b51
466 We would like to know now, what you have done yesterday and how you felt at the same time. First we will ask you when you got up yesterday. Then we will ask you to reconstruct yesterday with the help of this booklet. Please think of your day as a sequence of episodes between 15 minutes and 2 hours. A sign for the end of an episode could be the change of the location, the end of an activity and the begin of another activity or the change of the participating persons. Regarding some episodes we will ask further questions. t6
467 When did you get up yesterday? q332
468 What did you do afterward? If you did several activities at the same time, we are initially interested in the most important activity. Please select from this list: q333
469 You specified <activity from Q2drm_x>. At which time did you start this activity? q334
470 Between the moment of getting up ([show time of getting up]) and the begin of activity [show current activity] (start time: [show start time]) there passed more than 30 minutes. May we have to correct the times or determine another activity? q335
471 Between the end of your last activity [show previous activity (end time: [show end time])] and the begin of the next activity [show current activity (start time: [show start time])] there passed more than 30 minutes. May we have to correct the times or determine another activity? q336
472 At what time did you end this activity? q337
473 Did you do another activity from this list at the same time? q338
474 Please select that activity from this list: q339
475 In total, was this episode <activity from Q2drm_x> from <time> to <time> rather pleasant or rather unpleasant? q340
476 For three of the mentioned activities we now ask some more questions. t7
477 Where have you been during this period and this performed activity? Activity: <activity from Q2drm_x> from <time> to <time> q341
478 Who took part in this activity? Activity: <activity from Q2drm_x> from <time> to <time> q342
479 How intense did you feel the following feelings while this activity, using a scale from 1 (not at all) to 7 (very strong)? q343
480 At the end, we now ask you to reconsider the previous described day. How typical was this day altogether for you? q344
481 And how pleasant did you find this day overall? q345
482 If necessary, please provide additional explanations on the just completed test. q346
483 CV: Module about parents b52
484 Do your mother and father live in this household? q347
485 Was your father born in Germany? q348
486 Where was your father born? q349
487 Does or did your father have German citizenship? q350
488 What type of school leaving certificate did your father attain? q351
489 Did your father complete vocational training or a university degree? q352
490 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? q353
491 What was your father's occupational status as a blue-collar worker? q354
492 What was your father's occupational status as a white-collar worker? q355
493 What was your father's occupational status as a civil servant? q356
494 What was your father's occupational status as a self-employed person? q357
495 What was your father's occupation when you were 15 years old? q358
496 Now about your mother. Was she born in Germany? q359
497 Where was your mother born? q360
498 Does or did your mother have German citizenship? q361
499 What type of school leaving certificate did your mother attain? q362
500 Did your mother complete vocational training or a university degree? q363
501 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? q364
502 What was your mother's occupational status as a blue-collar worker? q365
503 What was your mother's occupational status as a white-collar worker? q366
504 What was your mother's occupational status as a civil servant? q367
505 What was your mother's occupational status as a self-employed person? q368
506 What was your mother's occupation when you were 15 years old? q369
507 CV: religion b53
508 Do you belong to a church or religious group? q370
509 What church or religious group do you belong to? Are you... q371
510 Please state what religious community you belong to. q372
511 Measurement error / immigration 2 b54
512 For some of the following topics we have already asked you some questions. Please be not surprised, if some questions will be repeated. We want to ask you some questions in a different way. This is because we want to find out what the best way of posing a question is. Please do not try to remember previous answers and answer like you these questions were new to you. t8
513 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q373
514 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q374
515 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q375
516 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q376
517 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q377
518 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q378
519 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q379
520 I now want to pose some questions about people who come from other countries to Germany to live here. q380
521 Health part 1 b55
522 How would you describe your current health? Very good, good, satisfactory, poor or bad? q381
523 I ask you to answer the following questions by yourself. Please enter the answer directly into the computer. I will show you immediately how this works. t9
524 Stress b57
525 Stressful times or incriminatory events can induce the following signs for stress. How intense did these signs apply to you in the last 4 weeks? q382
526 Sexual identity b58a
527 A question about your sexual identity: What fits to you? Are you…? q383
528 Partnership: preferences on nutrition b58b
529 Please rate how much you like the following foods. q384
530 Please rate how much your partner likes the following foods. q385
531 Evaluation of interviewer by interviewee b59
532 Within the next questions we try to find out more about how people notice and rate each other. Especially, we are interested what people think about the ideas of other people. One of the goals of our examination is for example to find out whether different people agree in their ratings. Today we will therefore ask you for your personal ratings on opinions and attitudes of your interviewer. Your statements will be kept a secret and are not visible for the interviewer. We will also not use your statements to evaluate the interviewer. This questions are just used to examine how exact people can rate opinions and attitudes of other people. So there are no wrong or right answers. We just ask you to answer honestly using your personal rating. t10
533 What do you think? How much is the interviewer interested in politics? Very interested, Moderately interested, not that interested or not a bit interested? q386
534 To which party do you think, does the interviewer tend to? q387
535 And to what extent does the interviewer tend to this party? q3871
536 In politics people often talk about "left" and "right" to mark different political attitudes. If you think about the interviewer: Where would you place them? q388
537 What about the following fields - do you think the interviewer is very concerned, somewhat concerned or not concerned at all? q389
538 What do you think, how much does the interviewer agree on the following statements? q390
539 Please turn the laptop now again this way, that the interviewer can look at the screen again. t11
540 Please turn the laptop in a way, so that the respondent cannot see the screen anymore. The respondent should have the possibility to judge the questions spontaneously, without being influenced by the program. t11_2
541 Health part 2 b55b
542 When you have to climb several flights of stairs, does your current health limit you greatly, somewhat, or not at all? q391
543 How many hours do you sleep at night on a normal working day? q392
544 Have you been officially assessed as being partially or fully incapable of working (erwerbsgemindert) or severely disabled (schwerbehindert)? q393
545 What is the extent of your reduced capacity to work (Erwerbsminderung) or disability (Schwerbehinderung) according to the last diagnosis (as a percentage)? q394
546 Have you gone to a doctor in the last three months? If so, please state how many times. q395
547 What about hospital stays in the last year? Were you admitted to a hospital for at least one night in 2014? q396
548 How many days were you unable to work in 2014 due to illness? q397
549 How many days have you gone to work in 2014, although you have been ill or did not feel well? q398
550 Has a doctor diagnosed one or several of the following illnesses in the last two years? q399
551 What kind of health insurance do you have: statutory insurance or private insurance? q400
552 Health policy b60
553 Now it is about your satisfaction with the German welfare state and the health care system. q401
554 People have different opinions about what the state should be responsible for or not. How much should the state be responsible for to provide a sufficient provision of health care for sick people? q402
555 If you are visiting a doctor, it is possible you are offered services (medical examination or treatment) for which you have to pay by yourself, since the health insurance does not bear these costs. It is also possible that you ask the doctor by yourself for 'individual health care services'. These could be examinations using ultrasound or blood tests, glaucoma- and cancer prevention, but as well many other services. q403
556 Health and consumption b55c
557 How often do you take drinks with alcohol? q4041
558 If you drink alcohol, how many alcoholic drinks do you normally take at this day? q4042
559 How often do you eat meat, fish, poultry or sausage? q4043
560 Do you subsist mainly or exclusively on vegetarian or vegan food? q4044
561 Changes b61
562 Has your family situation changed since December 31, 2013? Please indicate if any of the following applies to you, and if so, please state when each change occurred. q405
563 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406a
564 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406b
565 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406c
566 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406d
567 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406e
568 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406f
569 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406g
570 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406h
571 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406i
572 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406j
573 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406k
574 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406l
575 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406m
576 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406n
577 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406o
578 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406p
579 In which year and month did this change of your family situation take place? q406q
580 Did one the following incidents occur after 31st of December in 2013? q407
581 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408a
582 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408b
583 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408c
584 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408d
585 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408e
586 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408f
587 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408g
588 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408h
589 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408i
590 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408j
591 I which year and month did this incidence occur respectively start? q408k
592 Life satisfaction b61b
593 Finally, we would like to ask you about your satisfaction with your life in general. How satisfied are you with your life, all things considered? q409
594 Which of these nine images fits best to your satisfaction with your personal living circumstances in the course of the last 10 years, thus from 2005 till today? q410
595 Which of these nine images fits best to your satisfaction with your personal income in the course of the last 10 years, thus from 2005 till today? q411
596 Which of these nine images fits best to your satisfaction with your health in the course of the last 10 years, thus from 2005 till today? q412
597 Happiness app b66
598 Let's go on with the topic "happiness and satisfaction". Next, I want to show you a short movie. This movie will present you an app - a program for your smartphone - which you can install later. This free app is named "happiness in everyday life" and should support you to observe your well-being in detail. This can help you to realize what exactly makes you happy and what rather does not. By using this app you will be part of study which collects data about the well-being of the German population. q4131
599 Please fade in the movie t12
600 If you are interested in the app, I would ask you to read and sign the letter of agreement which includes all important information about the app "happiness in everyday life". Then you will receive a participation code which you have to type in when using the app for the first time. q4132
601 Q4133 q4133
602 If necessary, please provide additional explanations on the module: "happiness in everyday life" q4134
603 Saliva Sampling b67
604 Now we have reached the end of the interview and we will proceed by collecting the saliva sample. q4141
605 T4142 t4142
606 Q4143 q4143
607 Q4144 q4144
608 Q4145 q4145
609 T4146 t4146
610 Q4147 q4147
611 Thank you for the interview! dank
612 Are there any other notes on the interview? q415
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