Range of Activity of Children in Rural Areas

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Blinkert, Baldo (Freiburger Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaft (FIFAS), Freiburg)
Publication Date
  • Freiburger Institut fuer angewandte Sozialwissenschaft (FIFAS), Freiburg (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Community, urban and rural life
    • Children
  • Abstract

    Action and play areas of children in two rural municipalities. Topics: age and sex of children growing up in the household; size of household; length of residence in city as well as in residence; age of father and mother; judgement on the range of activity of the children in the immediate vicinity of the residence and desired changes; preferred places for the child to play; areas close to nature useable as play areas in the residential surroundings; use habits and play conducted in these areas close to nature; barns, stalls or attics and playmates within reach in the vicinity; frequency of participation of child in events or courses outside of school; transport to these events by adults or travel by the child himself; afternoon child care in kindergarten or privately organized; division of time budget of child among selected activities; characterization of intellectual and social abilities as well as dexterity of the child. Written recording of the inventory of the residential surroundings by observers: type of building and manner of construction; number of parties in the building; location of residence in the building; presence of secondary structures such as barn or stall; description of the zone within 50 meters of the building regarding width of sidewalk, type of street, traffic calming and parking spaces or presence of a yard in front of the building; description of the vicinity within 200 meters of the house regarding primary type of use of construction in the residential area; information on areas close to nature, possible places with water, playgrounds or accessible school yards and sport fields.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1996-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Rhineland-Palatinate (DE-RP)
    Langenlonsheim, Bretzenheim
Sampled Universe
Households with children between the ages of 5 to 12 years
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey and observation
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 237
    Number of Variables: 155
The recording of the inventory of residential surroundings took place in December 1996.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2970 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Blinkert, Baldo: Aktionsräume von Kindern auf dem Land: Eine Untersuchung im Auftrag des Ministeriums für Umwelt und Forsten Rheinland-Pfalz. Pfaffenweiler: Centaurus-Verlagsgesellschaft 1997. (Schriftenreihe des Freiburger Instituts für angewandte Sozialwissenschaft e.V. (FIFAS), Band 5)

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