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Seniors in the Hanseatic City of Rostock 1992

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Unabhängiges Centrum für empirische Sozial-, Poltik- und Kommunikationsforschung, Rostock
Publication Date
1993
Contributor
  • Unabhaengiges Centrum fuer empirische Sozial-, Poltik- und Kommunikationsforschung, Rostock (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Elderly
    • Specific social services: use and provision
    • Transport, travel and mobility
    • Housing
Description
  • Abstract

    Social situation and political attitudes of seniors. Topics: Residential area; frequency of use of public transportation; assessment of public transportation; change of mobility in the city since the "turning point"; car possession; use of freedoms newly obtained with the "turning point" (scale); change of frequency of contact with closest family members, friends, acquaintances, a party, church and former company; general contentment with life; condition of health; need of care; satisfaction with health care; recognition as handicapped; personal residence; housing situation; residence partner; satisfaction with residence and housing situation; size of residence; fear of loss of residence; property conditions of residential building; rent; preferred form of housing for advanced age; membership in a senior organization; number of senior meeting places in the vicinity; dealing with new government offices and new pension and insurance system; extent of counseling offered; memory of the election regarding the Federal Parliament election 1990; Sunday question; reasons for problems in Eastern Germany; possibilities for political participation; stand on German-German unification; advantages and disadvantages of unification; disappointment of the people about unification; occupation characteristics; economic area; number of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; size of household.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-12 / 1993-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Rostock (DE-MV-RSK)
    Eastern Germany: city of Rostock
Sampled Universe
Seniors at least 60 or 65 years old.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample. Quota characteristics: age, sex, municipal area.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 388
    Number of Variables: 102
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6424 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Richter, K. O.; Kraetsch, D.; Seering, B.: Wortmeldung. Senioren in der Hansestadt Rostock. In: UCEF-Report, Reihe A, 1/1993. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2053.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Unabhängiges Centrum für empirische Sozial-, Poltik- und Kommunikationsforschung, Rostock (1993): Senioren in der Hansestadt Rostock 1992. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6424