ESS7 - 2014 Deviations - Germany

E7 (ALCWKDY), E8 (ALCWKND):

258 and 99 respondents had originally been assigned an invalid code for these variables. These codes have, in consultation with the German National team, been assessed to most likely represent "Never drink on weekdays" for ALCWKDY and "Never drink on weekends" for ALCWKND; they have therefore been recoded accordingly.

F15 (EDULVLB), F15 (EISCED), F44 (EDULVLPB), F44 (EISCEDP), F52 (EDULVLFB), F52 (EISCEDF), F56 (EDULVLMB), F56 (EISCEDM):

The implementation of the underlying national questionnaire items have changed since ESS6-2012. The "Other" option previously present on the showcards has been removed. This have lead to a decline in the number of recorded "Other" answers.

F15 (EDUADE1, EDUDE2, EDUDE3), F44 (EDUPADE1, EDUPDE2, EDUPDE3), F52 (EDUFADE1, EDUFDE2, EDUFDE3) and F56 (EDUMADE1, EDUMDE2, EDUMDE3). The implementation of these national questionnaire items have changed since ESS6-2012. The "Other" option previously present on the showcards has been removed. This have lead to a decline in the number of recorded "Other" answers.

F41 (HINCTNTA):

The showcard for Germany contains an error for the ninth decile in annual income. Instead of “46.921 bis 59.520” income range “49.921 bis 59.520” was used in category D.

Ha to Hu (IPCRTIV to IMPFUN): Data from the Human values scale have for 20 records not been approved by the National team and have thus been removed from the data files.

Item non-response:

2 cases (Idno= 10025991, 10053002) have more than 50% Refusal, Don't know or No answer in Main questionaire.