Attitude of Specialists for Gynecology and Birth Assistance to Abortion 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Abteilung Medizinethik an der Akademie für Ärztliche Fortbildung Berlin Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Medizinethik an der Akademie fuer Aerztliche Fortbildung Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
  • Abstract

    Professional motivation and satisfaction, attitude to women with wish for abortion and acceptance of their motives, counseling offer and duty of doctors, decision opportunities of the women. Topics: Motives for study of medicine; influence factors on desired occupation; reasons for selection of subject area gynecology (scale); influence of knowledge about the necessity of abortion; renewed selection of subject area; desire for change of job due to conducting abortions; work satisfaction; conducting abortions as component of normal work program; situations for dissatisfaction in the profession; opinion on abortion on demand of the woman and on sole right of the woman to decide; valuation of abortion; change of stand on abortion in recent time; abortion in the immediate circle of relatives and friends and stand on this; dealing with the law on abortion; possible changes of this law; extent to which informed about the legal situation and current practice on abortion in GDR and FRG; preferred legal view; desire for information about motives of the woman for abortion; acceptance of motives of the woman; conduct regarding women with wish for abortion; emotional relationship to abortion patient; opportunities to increase responsibility of the woman; following scientific literature on the abortion problem; ability to influence the attitude of gynecologists to abortion; stand on duty to provide counseling; groups of persons counseling; character of counseling talks; contraceptive habits of the woman; management activity; work area; place of work; social affiliation of parents; medical occupation of parents; political inclination; religiousness; district of place of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-09 / 1990-11
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: districts Rostock, Neubrandenburg, Schwerin, Leipzig, Chemnitz
Sampled Universe
Survey of gynecologists organized in the Gesellschaft fuer Gynaekologie und Geburtshilfe {society for gynecology and birth assistance} of the former GDR.
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 312
    Number of Variables: 156
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6340 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Busch, U.: Arzt und Schwangerschaftsabbruch. In: Berliner Ärzte 2/1991.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22