• International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) 2013/2014 (English Version) - Cognitive Pretest
  • Abstract:
    The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) is an international cooperation program that conducts an annual joint survey on topics relevant to the social sciences. Since its foundation in 1984, the ISSP has grown to 48 member countries in 2013.
    The subject of this pretest are questions from the ISSP surveys 2013 and 2014 in Germany on topics such as national pride, globalization, and ethnic pluralism.
    The questions were tested via face-to-face cognitive interviews.

    *Note: The items were tested in German. The items documented here are English translations of the original German wordings. The translations do not correspond exactly to the formulations in the English ISSP 2013 and 2014 source questionnaires.*
    Citation:
    Lenzner, T., Neuert, C., & Otto, W. (2013): International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) 2013/2014 (English Version). Cognitive Pretest. GESIS Project Reports. Version: 1.0. GESIS - Pretestlab. Text.
    DOI:
    http://doi.org/10.17173/pretest88
    Number of Participants:
    20
    Selection of Target Population/Quotas:
    Quota sampling. Only adult and employed persons. The selection of the test persons was based on quotas for age (18 - 40 years; 41 years and older), school education (Fachhochschulreife/ Abitur; no Abitur) and sex:
    • 2 women and 2 men, 18-40 years, less than high school graduation
    • 3 women and 2 men, 18-40 years, university of applied sciences maturity/A-levels
    • 4 women and 3 men, 41+ years, less than high school graduation
    • 2 women and 2 men, 41+ years, matured/ A-levels
    Test Date:
    08/2013 - 09/2013
    Number of cognitive interviewers:
    3
    Pretests conducted in the lab (video-recorded):
    20
    Pretests conducted via phone or externally (audio-recorded):
    -
    Survey mode:
    PAPI
    Pretest mode:
    CAPI
    Procedure:
    Use of an evaluation questionnaire
    Incentive for respondents:
    30 Euro
    Project Description:
    The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) is a continuous programme of cross-national collaboration running annual surveys on topics important for the social sciences. Since its foundation in 1984, the ISSP has grown to 48 member countries in 2013.
    Website:
    http://www.gesis.org/issp
    Client:
    GESIS
    Dr. Evi Scholz
    DOI of Data Set in the GESIS Data Archive:
    dx.doi.org/10.4232/1.12312
  • Pretest Report (German):
    Pretest Report (English):
  • Citation: Lenzner, T., Neuert, C., & Otto, W. (2013): International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) 2013/2014 (English Version). Cognitive Pretest. GESIS Project Reports. Version: 1.0. GESIS - Pretestlab. Text.
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