Attitude of Young People to Health Questions

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Jugendforschung, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    The attitude of young people to medications, smoking, alcohol, drugs and questions of health. Views on the role of women. Topics: Health complaints and last medical check-up; suggestions received from the doctor and medication used; familiarity of sleeping pills, pain-killers, stimulants, tranquilizers and intoxicants; personal use of medications and use in one´s family; readiness for medication; smoking habits; start of smoking and development of smoking habits; attitude to smoking (scale) and preferred brand of cigarettes; preferred possibilities to reduce effects of smoking harmful to health; type and frequency of use of alcohol; use of alcohol in one´s family; judgement on and familiarity of the brochure ´information on the drug problem´; knowledge of intoxicants and their effect; attitude to intoxicants (scale); personal use of intoxicants; self-image; judgement on the role of women; factual and ideal role of women; dependence relations between men and women; characteristics in the role of women and particular opportunities of making one´s mark for women; degree of familiarity of the advertising campaign ´more fun in leisure time´; personality characteristics and relations with social environment; relation with parental home; goals in life; problem solution strategies; attitude to groups sharing a residence; occupational goal; party preference; religiousness; city size; attitude to the Olympic Games in Munich and their costs. Demography: party preference; city size; age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; composition of household; head of household; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1971-11 / 1971-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons 14 - 25 years old.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 937
    Number of Variables: 421
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0868 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • BZgA (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 98 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22