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Dataset Information

Title: Familien in Deutschland (FiD), Data from 2010-2013

DOI: 10.5684/soep.fid.v4.0
Collection Period: 2010-2013
Release Date: 28.02.2014
Primary Investigators: Jürgen Schupp, C. Katharina Spieß, Mathis Fräßdorf, Rainer Siegers, Juliana Werneburg

Selection mode:

Cohort: clustered sample of the local registries at the domicil ('Einwohnermeldeamt'), oversampling of migrant households via nationality and onomastics.

Large families, single parents, low income families: people drawn from a representative random sample who gave their allowance for more surveys and screened accordingly to the criteria via telephone interview.

Collection mode:

In FiD only Computer Assisted Personal Interviews (CAPI) were conducted. Principally an interviewer tries to obtain face-to-face interviews with all members of a given survey household aged 16 years and over. Additionally one person (head of household) is asked to answer a household related questionnaire covering information on housing, housing costs, and different sources of income. This covers also some questions on children in the household up to 16 years of age, mainly concerning attendance at institutions (kindergarten, elementary school, etc.).

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The FiD data are now completely integrated into SOEP-Core (in some cases after slight adjustments), Version 31ff. (10.5684/soep.v31). The FiD households are being surveyed further with the SOEP-Core questionnaires as samples L1-L3.

The FiD data are also available as an independent dataset. The conditions and procedures for data access are the same as for the SOEP-Core data; for more information, click here.

For more study information, see Integrated Studies.