1. General Information: *Note: These items were tested in German. These are English translations of the original German wordings.*
  2. Question Text
    (Findings/Recommendations): Now thinking about ethnic minorities. Do you strongly agree, somewhat agree, neither agree or disagree, somewhat disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements:
    [Und wenn Sie nun an ethnische Minderheiten denken: Inwieweit stimmen Sie den folgenden Aussagen zu?]
  3. Answer Categories

    Strongly agree

    Somewhat agree

    Neither agree nor disagree

    Somewhat disagree

    Strongly disagree

    Refused

    Don't know


    1. Cognitive Techniques: General Probing, Specific Probing

Items

Item Text Item Tested
a) Minorities should adapt to German customs.
[Minderheiten sollten sich den deutschen Gepflogenheiten anpassen.]
Yes
b) Immigrants are generally good for Germany’s economy.
[Einwanderer sind im Allgemeinen gut für die deutsche Wirtschaft.]
No
c) Germany's culture is generally threatened by immigrants.
[Die deutsche Kultur wird durch Einwanderer bedroht.]
Yes