Older Residents of Augsburg (Residents of Homes)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Internationales Institut für Empirische Sozialökonomie (inifes), Stadtbergen
Publication Date
  • Internationales Institut fuer Empirische Sozialoekonomie (inifes), Stadtbergen (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Elderly
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    Life surroundings and situation in life of residents of institutions of closed aid for the old. Topics: The content of this study is in large measure identical to the content of ZA Study No. 1483, to the extent it deals with the description of the general situation of older people. The following questions were posed regarding the situation in homes: location of the old people´s home in comparison with earlier residence; attitude to an old people´s home in earlier residential surroundings; length of residence in the home; housing situation in the old people´s home; reasons for moving to the old people´s home as well as influence of other persons on this decision; preference for remaining in personal residence or lodging in home; judgement on the regulations on going out and interest in longer stays away; characterization of situation in life in the old people´s home (scale); receipt of welfare; attitude to a common lunch for residents of the old people´s home and older fellow-citizens from the vicinity of the home. Demography: sex; year of birth; marital status; religious denomination; school education; employment; composition of household; memberships; occupation; occupation of spouse; housing situation; income; previous place of residence and length of local residency; possession of a telephone.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-01 / 1980-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Augsburg (DE-BY-AGB)
Sampled Universe
Residents in 6 institutions of closed aid for the old not in need of care.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 191
    Number of Variables: 160
See also the survey of older citizens in Augsburg archived under ZA Study No. 1483.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1484 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 86 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22