AIDS in the Public Consciousness in the Federal Republic 1991 - 1992 (Cumulated Data Set)
- Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA), Köln
- FORSA, Dortmund (Data Collector)
CESSDA Topic Classification:
- Health care and medical treatment
- Childbearing, family planning and abortion
- Specific diseases and medical conditions
AbstractKnowledge on AIDS, readiness for protection against AIDS. Attitude towards education on AIDS and attitude towards HIV-positive people. Topics: Satisfaction with personal condition of health; greatest health dangers for the German population; most dangerous illnesses in the Federal Republic; knowledge on AIDS; assessment of the danger of infection with AIDS in selected situations; knowledge about the possibility of transmitting AIDS in various situations; knowledge about the HIV test; frequency of respondent’s taking an AIDS test; interest in an HIV test; counselling desired or received before conducting an HIV test; knowledge of the significance of an HIV-positive test result; probability of personal contact with HIV-infected persons; personal contacts with AIDS patients or HIV-infected people; concern about contracting HIV or fear of HIV infection in one’s circle of friends; assessment of personal risk of infection due to sexual intercourse; sources of information on AIDS used; number of available persons to confide in and contacts to discuss sexual problems with; counselling others on AIDS; use of AIDS brochures from the health authorities; type and time of last reception of AIDS education in the media as well as at special information events; participation in an AIDS consultation as well as place of consultation and adviser; knowledge of the central telephone AIDS consultation; self-assessment of extent to which one is informed on AIDS; use of condoms with steady as well as new partners; acceptance of partner’s desire for condoms, examinations or AIDS tests; expectation of a new intimate relationship in the next few months and intention to talk with the new partner about AIDS; sexual activity and number of different sexual partners in the last 12 months; first sexual intercourse; personal experience with condoms and influence of condom-use on sexual experiences; frequency of condom use; contraception or infection as major reason for condom use; chance acquaintance and sexual intercourse as well as condom use hereby; consequences of AIDS danger on personal sexual habits; personal willingness to care for HIV-infected; attitude towards isolation of AIDS patients; living together with a partner; duration of partnership and type of relationship; currently looking for a partner; attitude to selected reasons for condom use; knowledge on handling of condoms; paying attention to instructions on condom use; assessment of the material safety of condoms; aversion to condom use; current possession of condoms; assessment of the social acceptance of condoms, e.g. their purchase in the super market; judgement on the price of condoms; last vacation trip; sexual contacts on vacation and condom use; existence of religious belief. The following questions were posed in 1991: assessment of the importance of protection against AIDS; behavioural changes due to AIDS danger; perceived increase in media reporting about AIDS; frequency and seriousness of discussions on AIDS in one’s circle of friends. The following questions were posed in 1992: place or reason for conducting an AIDS tests, e.g. health department or giving blood; personal need for information about protection against AIDS; judgement on AIDS education by the media and health authorities; attitude to legal obligation for HIV tests.
1991-12 / 1992-121st survey from December 1991 to January 1992 2nd survey from November 1992 to December 1992
Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Number of Units: 5022
Number of Variables: 167
- ZA2687 (Type: ZA-No.)
- BZgA (Type: FDZ)
- BZgA (Type: FDZ)
Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (Hrsg.): Aids im öffentlichen Bewußtsein der Bundesrepublik 1991: Eine Wiederholungsbefragung der Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung, Köln. Endbericht. (Referat 2-25) Mai 1992.
Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (Hrsg.): Aids im öffentlichen Bewußtsein der Bundesrepublik 1992: Eine Wiederholungsbefragung der Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung, Köln. Endbericht. (Referat 2-25) Mai 1993.
Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22