Patient Survey Stendal 1989

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Abteilung Ethik an der Akademie für Ärztliche Fortbildung Berlin Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Ethik an der Akademie fuer Aerztliche Fortbildung Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • Abstract

    Medical care in clinics, opinion on the "family doctor principle", doctor-patient relationship. Topics: Reason for going to the doctor; time period of trips to doctor's office; trips to other doctors' offices; change of treating doctor in the past; importance of treatment by the same doctor; preferred type of medical practice; family doctor; treatment by a family doctor; desire for a family doctor; frequency of trips to specialist for general medicine; necessity of a house visit; being on stand-by and SMH ("Schnelle Medizinische Hilfe" {rapid medical aid}); house visits of treating doctor; time expended and attention of doctor at house visit; the role of the nurse in general medical care; presence of nurse during conversation with doctor; interest of doctor also for non-medical problems; conversations with doctor about things having nothing to do with the illness; satisfaction with treating doctor; carefulness and ability of doctor; funds transfer to specialist departments; differences of treatment of patients according to sex, age or occupation; authority of doctors; care of further family members by the doctor; acceptance by the doctor; diagnosis capability; explanations and advice from doctor; understanding of explanations; trust in doctor; transportation availability of doctor or clinic; waiting times; functioning of the order system; number of office hours; late office hours; atmosphere in facility; condition of health; chronic illnesses; use of medication; concept of an ideal doctor; number of children; world view; problems in one's family or partnership; satisfaction with family or partner situation; relatives in the nearer vicinity and contacts with them. Supplemental form: expectations of and actual conduct of nurse of doctor's practice (scale); expectations of and actual conduct of doctor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-04
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Stendal, Tangermuende
Sampled Universe
Patients 15 years old and older of a general-medical consultation of the Polyklinik (Stendal) and in 3 to 4 doctor practices (Tangermuende).
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 309
    Number of Variables: 199
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6341 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22