Hospital Structure, Stress and Conduct Regarding Patients in the Hospital (Patients Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bartholomeyczik, Eike (Lehrstuhl für Soziologie, Universität Mannheim)
  • Bartholomeyczik, Sabine (Lehrstuhl für Soziologie, Universität Mannheim)
  • Beckmann, M. (Lehrstuhl für Soziologie, Universität Mannheim)
  • Bernhard, W. (Lehrstuhl für Soziologie, Universität Mannheim)
Publication Date
  • Lehrstuhl fuer Soziologie, Universitaet Mannheim (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Health care and medical treatment
  • Abstract

    Judgement on hospital and hospital personnel. Feelings of dependence, fear and helplessness from the view of patients. Topics: desire for exact medical information about the illness; desire for quiet and to be alone; judgement on the personnel and doctors (semantic differentials); manner and extent of communication between doctor, personnel and patient, informing, sanctioning, activating as well as personal (scales); fear of hospital personnel (scale); perception of authoritarian conduct by personnel regarding patients; general assessment of the work climate on the ward and satisfaction with hospital; duration of stay in hospital; friends and relatives in hospital; patient status; reason for going to the hospital; religiousness. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupational position.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1972-03
Geographic Coverage
  • North Rhine-Westphalia (DE-NW)
    three selected cities
Sampled Universe
Patients (of the internal and surgical wards) in three hospitals with different organization structure in the greater Ruhr area.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 204
    Number of Variables: 130
The survey of personnel of the corresponding hospital wards is archived under ZA Study No. 1023; aggregate data at the level of the wards are available under ZA Study No. 1024.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1022 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Bartholomeyczik, Eike; Bartholomeyczik, Sabine: Krankenhausstruktur, Stress und Verhalten gegenüber Patienten im Krankenhaus: Eine empirische Untersuchung. Berlin: Manuskript 1974.
  • Bartholomeyczik, Eike: Krankenhausstruktur, Stress und Verhalten gegenüber den Patienten: Teil 1. Methodische Grundlagen. Berlin: Technische Universität, Bibliothek 1978 (Strukturforschung im Gesundheitswesen, Bd. 6).
  • Bartholomeyczik, Sabine: Krankenhausstruktur, Stress und Verhalten gegenüber den Patienten: Teil 2. Ergebnisse der Untersuchung. Berlin: Technische Universität, Bibliothek 1978 (Strukturforschung im Gesundheitswesen, Bd. 7).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22