Seniors in the Hanseatic City of Rostock 1992

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Unabhängiges Centrum für empirische Sozial-, Poltik- und Kommunikationsforschung, Rostock
Publication Date
  • Unabhaengiges Centrum fuer empirische Sozial-, Poltik- und Kommunikationsforschung, Rostock (Data Collector)
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
    city of Rostock
Sampled Universe
Seniors at least 60 or 65 years old.
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
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6424 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 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: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22