Schoolchildren and Health (Teachers Survey, Elementary School)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Markt- und Werbeforschung (IMW), Köln
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Markt- und Werbeforschung (IMW), Koeln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • General health
    • Children
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
health behavior; health status; health education; schoolchild; primary school
  • Abstract

    Knowledge and conduct in the area of health as well asproblems of health education of 6 - 10 year-old children from the view of teachers. Topics: personal interest in health questions; preferred sources of information about health questions; assessment of personal knowledge about health matters; self-assessment of health-conscious way of life; personal activities on preservation of health; satisfaction with personal condition of health and condition of health of relatives and schoolchildren; level of health expectations; personal health complaints; work satisfaction; contentment with life; greatest problems; obvious health problems of school children; educational goals; appropriate age for the start of health education influence on children; judgement on the interest and knowledge of schoolchildren in health questions; judgement on health-conscious habits of children; preferred methods for health education; assessment of personal health education abilities; preferred measures to increase health education competence of parents; attitude to a school subject ´health education´; actual and desired number of monthly hours for health education; detailed determination of health education topics actually taught and considered desirable in the different school years; preferred means of instruction on health education; type of control of instruction success; expected effectiveness of this survey; detailed questionnaire evaluation. Nearly all the above-mentioned topics were surveyed in the form of scales. Demography: age; sex; school year; marital status. Also encoded were: ZIP (postal) code; city size; identification of interviewer and a number of indices.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Elementary school teachers.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 220
    Number of Variables: 646
Survey unit: teachers### The study is part of a larger project in connection with which parents and schoolchildren were also interviewed. The parents surveys are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1014 and 1025 and contain in large measure comparable question formulations. The schoolchildren surveys are available under ZA Study Nos. 1006 to 1012.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1013 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Institut für Markt- und Werbeforschung (Hrsg.): Schüler und Gesundheit: Verhalten, Einstellungen, Wissen. Köln: Forschungsbericht o. Jahr.

Update Metadata: 2020-11-23 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22