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Old People in Duesseldorf-Mettmann (Residents of Old People's Homes)

Resource Type
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
  • in Zusammenarbeit mit dem deutschen Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • Abstract

    Economic and social situation of residents of old people´s homes in Mettmann. Topics: Attitude to family and one´s own children; spatial distance and contact with the children; social contacts; housing conditions; self-image of older people; attitude to work and occupation in old age; need of help and mobility; personal judgement on state of health; age complaints; contact with doctors; confinement to bed; attitudes to the old people´s home; improvement recommendations regarding the facilities of the home; club memberships and offices taken on; sources of income and support received; home costs; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; occupation; employment; refugee status. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons; willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1963-10 / 1963-11
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
    district Duesseldorf-Mettmann
Sampled Universe
Residents of old people´s homes. Age: 61 and older.
Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 207
On this topic see also ZA Study Nos. 0151, 0152 and 0157.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0158 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Lange, Kurt: Forschung und Planung in der Altenhilfe: Dargestellt an einer Untersuchung im Landkreis Düsseldorf-Mettmann. Frankfurt: Eigenverlag des deutschen Vereins für öffentliche und private Fürsorge 1964
  • DIVO: Zur Situation alter Menschen im Landkreis Düsseldorf-Mettmann: Ergebnisse aus einer Repräsentativ-Untersuchung Okt./Nov. 1963, Forschungsbericht. Frankfurt: Selbstverlag 1963

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 77 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

DIVO, Frankfurt; in Zusammenarbeit mit dem deutschen Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge (1963): Alte Menschen in Düsseldorf-Mettmann (Altenheimbewohner). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.