Cancer Illnesses in the Imagination of the Population

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • Abstract

    Knowledge about cancer illnesses and attitudes to preventive measures. Topics: extent to which informed about cancer illnesses and sources of information about cancer; attitude to education events; knowledge about the course of a cancer illness and typical complaints; supposed reasons for this illness; expected influence of air pollution and smoking on lung cancer; personal participation in cancer check-ups and attitude to such medical check-ups; knowledge of diagnosis and therapy methods; desire for education given a cancer treatment; cancer illnesses among family and friends and knowledge of cases of cure; attitude to financial support of cancer patients; knowledge about the program to combat cancer of the state association Wuerttemberg; last visit to the doctor and last stay in a hospital; media usage. Demography; age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; vocational training; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1967-05 / 1967-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW)
    administrative districts North and South Wurttemberg
Sampled Universe
Persons 20 - 60 years old
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1150
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0574 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22