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Old People in the District Leer (Residences for Older People and Old People's Homes)

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 in residences for older people and old people´s homes. Topics: Frequency and quality of contact with children and environment; significance of family for personal happiness; housing situation in old people´s homes as well as reasons for and against residences for older people and old people´s homes; recommendations on change of furnishing in the old people´s home; length of home stay; subjective judgement on economic situation; cost of living; attitude to work (scale), retirement, old age (scale) and employment in old age; identification with an age group; judgement on personal condition of health and medical care; complaints; illnesses and need of care; problems of provision for one´s old age; health insurance; membership in clubs and organizations; religiousness; satisfaction with traffic conditions; use of advice centers and concepts of a caregiver for old people; local residency. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; occupation; employment; income; refugee status. Interviewer rating: situation of residence in the city and in the building, size of residence and condition of residence; weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-11 / 1966-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Lower Saxony (DE-NI)
    district Leer
Sampled Universe
Age: 60 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample of persons 60 years old and older living in old people´s homes and residences for older people.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 244
See also ZA Study No. 0572 as well as studies 0151, 0152 and 0157, 0158.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0573 (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 (Altenwohnungen und Altenheime). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.