ESS1 - 2002 Deviations - Germany

A7 (NETUSE):

The German team added a special category: "Don't know internet , e-mail www". The German data have been omitted from the variable NETUSE in the international data file, but the deposited variable with the additional answer category is available from a separate country specific file for Germany.

B15-B24 (CONTPLT-ILGPST):

The German team added a country specific item "Signed a referendum "REFDE after item B19 (SGNPTIT). The variable have been omitted from the international data file, but is kept in a separate country specific file for Germany.

E41-E43 (IMPRWKC-IMPRWCT):

Incorrect use of filter. Question E41-E43 were only asked to those who answered yes to having a trade union or similar at their work place, code 1 in E37 (TRUWRKP). The survey agency tried to re-contact the respondents they had missed and 286 cases were reconstructed but 402 cases had to be set to missing (9 No answer).