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On the Condition of Health of Working People 1985

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Publication Date
1988
Contributor
  • Institut fuer Sozialhygiene an der Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
Description
  • Abstract

    Effects of working and living conditions on health habits and condition of health of working people. Topics: Condition of health; restrictions on state of health; general constitution; over-burden; activity exercised; part-time employment; shift work; degree of health burden from occupational work; physical difficulty of work; occupation characteristics; burdening factors for situation in life; satisfaction with situation in life; importance of selected areas of life such as occupation, family, partnership, sexuality, health, leisure time, personality development, money, management function, property, political activity, residence, respect, success, culture; health-conscious life; average duration of sleep; health-conscious nutrition; possible changes of amount and composition of food; regularity of meals; number of daily meals; eating meals under pressure of time; conducting sport; use of medication; smoking; number of cigarettes; length of smoking; use of alcohol; frequency of use of alcohol; preferred alcoholic beverages; reduction of weight; utilization of preventive measures of the public health system; regularity of trip to dentist; feeling up to demands; satisfaction with occupation, partnership, sexuality, family, residence, leisure time and health; opportunities of leisure activity; preferred leisure activities; desired change of the situation in selected areas of life; residential status; number and ages of children in household; case history: current physical complaints; basic examination questionnaire (doctor judgement): starting with company; examination category; activity exercised; duration of activity exercised; work difficulty; micro-climate; noise; vibrations to part of or the entire body; type and harmfulness of chemical fumes; neuro-psychological stress; occupation pre-history; height and weight; Broca index; blood pressure; pulse rate; blood, urine and liver data; EKG; recognized occupational diseases; body disabilities; family case history; age at first menstruation; menstruation case history; oral contraceptives; menopause; number of births; status of skin, mucus membranes, eyes, ears, nose, teeth, neck, thyroid, thorax, lung, heart, breasts, abdomen, spine, extremities and genitals; use of medication; fitness; medical and work-related measures; self-assessment of condition of health as well as doctor judgement.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1985 / 1988
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Halle, Saalekreis, Querfurt
Sampled Universe
Participants in the work medical fitness and surveillance investigations in selected companies and LPGs.
Sampling
Census
Collection Mode
  • Combination of written personal information and oral survey with standardized questionnaire as well as doctor records.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2318
    Number of Variables: 340
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6404 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Werner, K; Karsdorf, G. (Hrsg.): Untersuchungen zum Gesundheitszustand ausgewählter Bevölkerungsgruppen. Halle 1990. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-761.
  • Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Institut für Sozialhygiene (Hrsg.): Untersuchung zum Gesundheitszustand ausgewählter Bevölkerungsgruppen. Forschungsbericht. Halle 1989. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-1024.

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

Institut für Sozialhygiene an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (1988): Zum Gesundheitszustand Werktätiger 1985. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6404