The Situation in Life of those over 55 Years Old in the District Bad Kreuznach

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Nägele, Gerhard (Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik, Köln)
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik, Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Elderly
  • Abstract

    Housing situation, social situation and leisure activities of older people in Bad Kreuznach. Topics: Satisfaction with housing; size of residence and residential furnishings; groups sharing residence; help in household and with personal difficulties; need of care and provision of care; provision with meals; personal problems and advice; possession of a telephone and contact via telephone; type and extent of leisure activities; athletic activities; vacation and travel activities; destination and form of trip; pet possession; judgement on personal condition of health; chronic illnesses and frequency of visits to the doctor; participation in cancer check-ups; membership in health insurance company; taking advantage of services such as ´Meals on Wheels´; interest in moving into an old people´s home and requirements of location of the home; type and extent of current or last occupation exercised; desire for retirement; sources of income. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; occupation; employment; income; size of household. Interviewer rating: presence of other persons and their degree of relationship to respondent; place of survey.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972
Geographic Coverage
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
    district Bad Kreuznach
Sampled Universe
Age: 55 and older
Sampling Procedure Comment: No specific information
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2000
    Number of Variables: 211
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0881 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Nägele, Gerhard: Die Lebenslage der über 55-jährigen im Landkreis Bad Kreuznach. Darstellungen und Empfehlungen zu ihrer Verbesserung - Ein sozialempirischer Forschungsbericht. Köln: Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik, 1974.
  • Nägele, Gerhard: Formen der Armut im Alter: Auswertung einer Altenbefragung im Landkreis Bad Kreuznach. In: Soziale Welt, 26, 1975, S. 276-292.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 97 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22