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Older People in Offenburg

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Meßmer, Ruth (Seniorenbüro Offenburg)
  • Albert, Nicole (Seniorenbüro Offenburg)
  • FIFAS - Freiburger Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaft
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • FIFAS - Freiburger Institut fuer angewandte Sozialwissenschaft (Data Collector)
  • Seniorenbuero Offenburg (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Family
Description
  • Abstract

    Social network, familiarity and use of existing institutions of the public aid to the old, familiarity of the seniors office and readiness for honorary involvement in this facility. Topics: evaluation of offerings for older people in Offenburg and naming missing offerings; friends or relatives to whom it would be easy to establish contact; knowledge of facilities in which older people can get together, missing facilities; visit to facilities during the past 12 months and future planned visit to such a facilities as well as reasons against future use; knowledge of offerings for seniors in the areas of education and culture, missing offerings, participation during the past 12 months and future planned participation in such an offering as well as reasons against future use; knowledge of offerings for seniors in the areas of sport, gymnastics and dance, missing offerings; participation in such an offering during the past 12 months and future planned participation in such an offering as well as reasons against future use; knowledge of travel, vacation and relaxation offerings for seniors, missing offerings; participation in such offerings during the past 12 months and future planned participation in such offerings as well as reasons against future use; place to obtain information or advice from the aid for old; place to obtain help with possible need for advice; knowledge and use of or missing the following aid offerings in Offenburg: emergency home telephone number, Meals on Wheels, ambulant nursing care services, facilities to help with housekeeping, facilities of daytime and short time nursing care; honorary activity; familiarity of the seniors office and its offerings as well as visit to the seniors office and reasons for this; willingness to participate in the seniors office, number of hours, expected compensation as well as reasons for and against participation; familiarity of the seniors advisory council of the city of Offenburg and the district seniors council; satisfaction with housing; living in a group sharing a residence with older people or readiness for this; living in a group sharing a residence with younger people or readiness for this. Demography: number of persons in household and relation; year of birth; employment; retirement; occupation last exercised; search for work; school degree; personally particularly missed offerings or facilities in the area of aid for the old or seniors work; sex; marital status. Also encoded was: length of interview, part of town.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1997-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Offenburg (DE-BW-OFG)
Sampled Universe
Persons 60 years old and older
Sampling
Sample from the resident registry of the city; in equal numbers persons were selected from the age classes 60-65, 65-70, 70-75, 75-80 as well as 80 and older. Excluded from the sample were home residents.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone and oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 624
    Number of Variables: 234
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
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3446 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Meßmer, Ruth; Albert, Nicole: Ältere Menschen in Offenburg: Ergebnisse einer Seniorenbefragung. Im Auftrag des Seniorenbüros Offenburg. Freiburg: Projektbericht 1998.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 78 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Meßmer, Ruth; Albert, Nicole; FIFAS - Freiburger Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaft (2000): Ältere Menschen in Offenburg. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3446