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Health Insurance of Farmers

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft, Göttingen
Publication Date
  • MARPLAN, Offenbach (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Social Policy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • General health
    • Health care and medical treatment
  • Abstract

    The condition of health of farmers and their satisfaction with the agricultural health insurance. Topics: Most important measures to maintain one´s own health; judgement on medical care locally; changes determined in medical treatment since introduction of agricultural health insurance in October 1972; deferring medical treatment until introduction of this insurance; trip to the dentist in the last year and reasons for not going to the doctor; work accidents, complaints and chronic illnesses as reasons for contact with doctors in recent time; participation in medical check-ups; satisfaction with the services of the agricultural health insurance; average working hours and attitude to leisure time; leisure activities; participation in a stay at a health resort; vacation frequency and vacation wishes; reasons preventing vacation; substitute on vacation; attitude to cleanliness; physical hygiene and dental hygiene; nutrition habits; height and weight; family members helping and their insurance protection; type of health insurance. Demography: sex. Interviewer rating: weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1974-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG without West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Farmers in agricultural companies with over 1 hectare.
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: 1658
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0937 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft: Forschungsvorhaben: "Krankheitsstand der landwirtschaftlichen Unternehmer, mitarbeitenden Familienangehörigen, Familienhilfeberechtigten (Ehegatten und Unterhaltsberechtigte) und Altenteiler zu Beginn der Krankenversicherung der Landwirte und mögliche Maßnahmen besonderer Krankheitsverhütung". In: Bundesverband der landwirtschaftlichen Berufsgenossenschaften; Gesamtverband der landwirtschaftlichen Alterskassen; Bundesverband der landwirtschaftlichen Krankenkassen (Hrsg.): Soziale Sicherheit in der Landwirtschaft: Forschungsbericht 1975. Kassel: 1975.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-19 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Agrarsoziale Gesellschaft, Göttingen (1978): Krankenversicherung der Landwirte. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.