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Old People in the District Leer (Private Households)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Elderly
  • Abstract

    Social and economic situation of old people living in private households. Topics: Residential furnishings and size of residence; family sharing a residence; satisfaction with residence; frequency and quality of contact with children and environment; concepts of old people´s homes; reasons for and against a residence for older people and an old people´s home; subjective judgement on economic situation; cost of living; sources of financial support; health situation; complaints; illnesses; need of care and medical care; significance of work and employment in old age; attitude to work, retirement and old age (scales); identification with an age group; isolation; problems of provision for one´s old age; health insurance; use of advice centers for old people; membership in clubs and organizations; satisfaction with traffic conditions; religiousness; local residency. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; occupation; employment; professional career; income; household income; size of household; regional origins; refugee status; social surroundings. Interviewer rating: situation of residence in the city and in the building; size of residence and condition of residence; weekday of interview; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-11 / 1966-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
    district Leer
Sampled Universe
Persons 60 years old and older living in private households.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 935
See also ZA Study No. 0573 as well as studies 0151, 0152 and 0157, 0158
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0572 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • DIVO-Institut (Hrsg.): Die soziale und wirtschaftliche Situation alter Menschen im Landkreis Leer. Frankfurt a. M.: Selbstverlag 1967.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

DIVO, Frankfurt (1966): Alte Menschen im Landkreis Leer (Privathaushalte). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.