Youth Health Survey 1992/93

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hurrelmann, Klaus (Sonderforschungsbereich 227 "Prävention und Intervention im Kindes- und Jugendalter", Universität Bielefeld)
  • Kolip, Petra (Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universität Bielefeld)
Publication Date
  • EMNID-Institut, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Compulsory and pre-school education
    • Law, crime and legal systems
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
    • Nutrition
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Youth
  • Abstract

    Health-related problems of young people. Violence in one´s family. Topics: Achievement orientation; self-assessment of school achievements in comparison to classmates; perceived burdens from school (scale); school aspiration level; certainty of achieving desired school degree; scale of school mistakes such as risk of not being promoted, repeating a grade or change of school; tutoring; expectations of father as well as mother regarding one´s own school achievements; occupational perspective after school; perceived certainty of being able to fulfill one´s occupational desires; future expectations in the areas family, health, environment and work (scale); description of family situation regarding parents and siblings; social origins and employment of parents; assessment of financial situation of the family; differences of opinion with parents (scale); significant personal events in the last year; group or clique affiliation; self-assessment of personal position in the group; description of one´s own financial situation and fulfilling all purchase desires; use of alcohol, tobacco and drugs in social surroundings; description of personal conduct in selected social situations and psychological self-characterization (scales); self-esteem (scale); satisfaction in the areas school, housing, finances, leisure time, parents, friends, teachers, schoolchildren and personal contentment with life; health-conscious life; significance of health; self-assessment of condition of health; illness as fate or oneself able to influence condition of health (scale); person to confide in or trust authority; frequency of use of alcohol and cigarettes; age at starting regular use of alcohol and cigarettes; expected development of use of alcohol and cigarettes; attitude of parents to use of alcohol and cigarettes by respondent; semantic differential of a cigarette smoker and user of alcohol; frequency of use of hashish; frequency of use of sniffing materials, cocaine, heroin, crack, stimulant or tranquilizing medications; short-term possibilities of obtaining drugs; assessment of addiction potentials of these drugs; self-assessment of extent to which informed about rights of young people and assessment of the significance of knowing about such rights; knowledge test about rights of young people (scale); most important sources of information about these rights; assessment of expected help from the law in quarrels with parents, friends, teachers, neighbors or adult strangers; person to confide in with problems with parents; knowledge of advice centers; judgement on selected forms of physical punishment by parents or classmates, teachers and other adults; preferred ways of solving conflict given differences between children and parents (scale); attitude to slaps as minor punishment and assumed attitude of reference persons and social surroundings as well as of institutions to such punishments (scale); most important forms of punishment practiced by parents (scale); slaps and hits received from other adults; comparison of strictness of punishment on the part of one´s own family with the assumed punishments in one´s circle of friends; perceived punishment and violence in one´s circle of friends on the part of their respective parents; knowledge of friends who are beaten by their parents; trust authorities with whom one would talk about violence in families of friends; advice for friends affected by violence; trust in the police regarding reporting habits of domestic violence. Breakfast in parental home or in fast-food restaurant; personal diet experience; eating habits; regularity and frequency of meals; frequency of warm meals; removing visible fat from meat; average sleep budget; tiredness on arrival in school; athletic activity; dental hygiene habits; frequency of changing tooth brush; frequency of stress load, loneliness and irritability; feeling of anger, senselessness, fear, guilt and jealousy; self-classification of condition of health; satisfaction with appearance and one´s body; feeling of over-weight; frequency of selected physical complaints and illnesses; visits to the doctor due to selected illnesses; disabilities in every-day tasks due to one´s state of health; medication due to selected complaints; doctor or parents as source of supply for medications; blood pressure complaints; number of days absent in school due to accident or illness; frequency of visits to the doctor, organized according to specialists; continual medical treatment due to chronic illness; last visit to the doctor; length of contact with doctors in minutes; characterization of situation at last visit to the doctor; trust in doctor and change of doctor; frequency of aggressive conduct regarding things and persons; party most likely to represent interest of young people. Demography: sex; religious denomination; year of birth and month of birth; height; weight; nationality; length of residence in Federal Republic; type of school attended; year of school attended.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-09 / 1993-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Schoolchildren of grades 7, 8, 9 on three levels
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample, proportional according to state, school type and year (4 school types). ADM mastersample (partial ADM cluster).
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2330
    Number of Variables: 446
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2973 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Kolip, Petra: Geschlecht und Gesundheit im Jugendalter: Die Konstruktion von Geschlechtlichkeit über somatische Kulturen. Opladen: Leske + Budrich 1997.
  • Kolip, Petra; Hurrelmann, Klaus; Schnabel, Peter E. (Hrsg.): Jugend und Gesundheit: Interventionsfelder und Präventionsbereiche. Weinheim und München: Juventa 1995.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22