Out-Patient Morbidity/Utilization of Out-Patient Department Goerlitz I 1986 (Population Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Abteilung Medizinsoziologie des Instituts für Sozialhygiene und Organisation des Gesundheitswesens, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Abteilung Medizinsoziologie des Instituts fuer Sozialhygiene und Organisation des Gesundheitswesens, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • Abstract

    Performance structure, intensity of utilization, occasions for and type of care by doctors active in the out-patient department as well as attitudes, condition and conduct of the patients cared for. Topics: Condition of health; frequency and length of inability to work in the last year; frequency of visits to the doctor in the last month; last visit to the doctor; last house visit by doctor; hospital stay; well-being; delays of visit to the doctor; non-treatment of a chronic illness; conduct when not feeling well; use of medication yesterday; duration of use of these medications; regular use of pain medication, sleeping pills, tranquilizers and contraceptives; chronic illnesses; need of care; someone in need of care in one's family; family doctor; subject area of family doctor; dispensary care; doctor in emergencies; desired and actual doctor for care of a chronic illness; subject area of doctor treating; satisfaction with doctor; trust in doctor; medication prescription by doctor; manner of treatment of doctor; reasons for last visit to the doctor; waiting times; order system; time expended to go to the doctor; location of the practice; total duration of going to the doctor; other doctors; care through other employees of the public health system; reason for departure from the work process; company size; management function; shift work; occupation characteristics; job burdens and their effects on condition of health; place of work; time expended for leisure activities; leisure partner; number and ages of children; residential status.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-10
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: district Goerlitz
Sampled Universe
Residents of the district 18 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Systematic random selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 3921
    Number of Variables: 102
The doctor consultations/children is archived under ZA Study No. 6380 and the doctor consultations/adults under ZA Study No. 6381.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6385 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Institut für Sozialhygiene und Organisation des Gesundheitswesens, Abteilung Medizinsoziologie (Hrsg.): Hausärtzliche Betreuung im Territorium - Ergebnisse der Studie Görlitz. Forschungsbericht. Berlin 1988. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-977.
  • Kopske, Ch.; Apelt, P.: The health care relations in a territory, Manuskript. Berlin 1988. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-980.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22