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Doctor, Medication and Self-Treatment

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
1976
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
Description
  • Abstract

    Doctor, medication and self-treatment from the view of the population. Topics: Composition of the medicine chest; frequency of shopping for medications; detailed information on type of health complaints in the last year; conduct with tooth complaints and frequency of trips to the dentist; family doctor or individual doctor; significance and subject area of the family doctor; subject area of doctors consulted; judgement on the influence of advertising for pharmaceuticals on the prescription practice of the doctor; sources of purchase of medication in general and for self-treatments motivated by pharmaceutical advertising; trust in media or persons in recommending medication; desired prescription of medications; type of complaints, for which a desired medicine was prescribed; prescription of medications one had to pay for oneself; reason of the doctor for the self-payment; health complaints and practices with samples received from the doctor; conduct with minor complaints and type of household remedy used; use of medication not used up; knowledge about perishability of tablets, drops and syrups; supposed causes of physical complaints; participation in protective vaccinations and medical check-ups; type of complaints and conduct with sensitivity to changes in the weather; sensitivity to pain, pain localization and self-help measures. Demography: age; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; household income; size of household; head of household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1976-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
German-speaking residential population 16 years old and older.
Sampling
Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1874
Note
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0908 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • EMNID (Hrsg.): Arzt, Arzneimittel und Selbstmedikation aus der Sicht der Bev√∂lkerung. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1976.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 84 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

EMNID, Bielefeld (1976): Arzt, Arzneimittel und Selbstmedikation. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0908