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Older Residents of Augsburg (Private Households)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Internationales Institut für Empirische Sozialökonomie (inifes), Stadtbergen
Publication Date
1986
Contributor
  • Internationales Institut fuer Empirische Sozialoekonomie (inifes), Stadtbergen (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Life surroundings and situation in life of older people. Topics: characterization of personal condition of health; attendance at old people´s clubs or old people´s afternoons; frequency of contact with neighbors, relatives and acquaintances as well as family and children; desire for more contacts; judgement on contact opportunities; hobbies; possession of a pet; reading a daily newspaper; frequency of selected leisure activities; frequency of use and perceived deficiency of local public transportation; knowledge and personal impression of the old people´s homes in Augsburg; preferred time to return home in the evening after visits or attendance at events; self-assessment of personal social situation; person who could help with body care or in the household as well as in need of care or confinement to bed; assignment of responsibility for increased measures for the benefit of the older generation; presence of selected facilities for older fellow-citizens in the residential surroundings; sources of information about these facilities; attitude to a social station in the part of town; willingness to cooperate personally with social services or an old people´s club for the benefit of older fellow-citizens in need of help; characterization of psychological situation and satisfaction (scale); interest in a residence for older people or old people´s home and preferred location of such a facility; desirability of an old people´s day center; frequency of visits at selected leisure facilities and participation in leisure activities; judgement on the policies regarding old people of the city of Augsburg and knowledge of political intents of the city; political interest and assumed political possibilities to influence the citizens; knowledge of brochures about the housing benefit and welfare; contact with authorities; local residency in the part of town; distance to friends, acquaintances as well as children. Demography: sex; year of birth; marital status; religious denomination; school education; employment; income; size of household; composition of household; housing situation; memberships; one´s own occupation and that of spouse; number of rooms (excluding kitchen, hall and bathroom); residential furnishings; possession of a telephone; receipt of housing benefit.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-01 / 1980-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Augsburg (DE-BY-AGB)
Sampled Universe
Persons 60 years old or older not housed in institutions of closed aid for the old
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 693
    Number of Variables: 158
Note
Under ZA Study No. 1484 is a comparable investigation among residents of homes in Augsburg.
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1483 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Assam, Walter H.; Jaufmann, Dieter: Kommunale Altenhilfe zwischen Selbsthilfe und Sozialplanung. In: Zeitschrift für Gerontologie, 15, 1982, S. 168-176.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Internationales Institut für Empirische Sozialökonomie (inifes), Stadtbergen (1986): Ältere Augsburger (Privathaushalte). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1483