Doctor, Medication and Self-Treatment
- EMNID, Bielefeld
- EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- General health
- Specific diseases and medical conditions
AbstractDoctor, 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.
Germany (DE)FRG incl. West Berlin
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 1874
- ZA0908 (Type: ZA-No.)
EMNID (Hrsg.): Arzt, Arzneimittel und Selbstmedikation aus der Sicht der Bevölkerung. Bielefeld: Forschungsbericht 1976.
Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 96 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22