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Psycho-Social Aspects of Health Burden in Advanced Age 1989

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig
Publication Date
1989
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universitaet Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
Description
  • Abstract

    Condition of health and psycho-social effects in advanced age. Topics: Length of residence in Leipzig; form of housing; length of living in residence; number of children; place of residence of child with most frequent contact; frequency of contact; desire for more frequent contacts; employment; occupation characteristics; management function; satisfaction in occupation; condition of health; reasons for not being of good health; "visible" condition of health (estimated by interviewer) such as mobility, ability to see and hear, function of arms; frequency of leaving the house; someone providing help in daily life; extent of help; desire for more frequent visits; satisfaction with residence; reasons for dissatisfaction; change of housing conditions sought; attitude to life (scale); contentment with life (scale).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1989-01 / 1989-12
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Leipzig, municipal district central
Sampled Universe
Women 60 years old and older from a file on care of a geriatric center.
Sampling
Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 100
    Number of Variables: 84
Availability
Delivery
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6403 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Meier, J.: Gesundheitliche Belastung im höheren Lebensalter. Psychosoziale Aspekte und rehabilitative Ansätze - Eine empirische Studie. Dissertation. Leipzig 1992.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Karl-Marx-Universität Leipzig (1989): Psychosoziale Aspekte gesundheitlicher Belastung im höheren Lebensalter 1989. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6403