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Health Habits and Attitude to Health Questions (Efficiency Check 1974)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Muenchen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • General health
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • Abstract

    Degree of familiarity as well as judgement on health education actions of the Federal Center. Health-conscious conduct of the population and attitudes to selected health risk factors. Topics: The current investigation is the first of several trend investigations conducted by the Bundeszentrale fuer gesundheitliche Aufklaerung {Federal Center for Health Education} at intervals of two years. The topics of the investigations are largely identical. In contrast to the later investigations of the Federal Center in this study particular value was placed on checking the advertising effectiveness of advertising measures conducted. In the following investigations the main focus shifted in the direction of health conduct. For a description of content see ZA Study No. 0904. Demography: age; sex; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupational training; occupational position; employment; household income; household size; household composition; respondent is head of household; characteristics of head of household; telephone. Interviewer rating: weekday of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1975-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Persons in private households 14 years old and older.
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: 2024
    Number of Variables: 674
Further efficiency checks are archived under ZA Study Nos. 904 and 1069. The "efficiency check" deals with a representative survey of the German population on health habits conducted every two years. In this frequently identical question formulations are repeated. The ZA Study Nos. for the remaining data sets are: Efficiency Check 1976, ZA Study No. 0904 Efficiency Check 1978, ZA Study No. 1069 Efficiency Check 1980, ZA Study No. 1432 Efficiency Check 1984, ZA Study No. 1433
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1082 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • BZgA (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln (1975): Gesundheitsverhalten und Einstellung zu Gesundheitsfragen (Effizienzkontrolle 1974). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.