AIDS in the Consciousness of the Population of the GDR 1989/1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR Berlin Zentralinstitut für Hygiene, Mikrobiologie und Epidemiologie der DDR, Berlin
Publication Date
  • USUMA Ltd. Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • Abstract

    Attitudes and extent to which informed about the immune disease AIDS, sexual partners, contraception methods and health consciousness. Topics: Most serious illnesses in the world, occupation with the topic AIDS; probability of infection through AIDS; personal acquaintance with an AIDS patient; extent of information about AIDS; information paths for protective measures; communication paths; condom use; views on condom use (scale); reasons for condom use; number of sexual partners in the last 12 months; risk of infection; venereal diseases; reasons against condom use; condom use in the last 12 months; firm partner; growing old with current partner; satisfaction with contacts with other people; frequency of meeting friends and acquaintances; unspecific authority (scale); conditions for having friends, to live with AIDS patients, to have an HIV test done, to obtain condoms, to find a partner, to inform oneself about AIDS and to live in society as an AIDS patient; change of personal conduct since AIDS; size of place of residence; fear of AIDS infection; AIDS test already conducted; willingness for a further test; conduct regarding AIDS-infected people; importance of health, contacts, sexuality, recognition, bearing responsibility, tolerance, willingness to accept risk, security; social norm regarding faithfulness, condom use, willingness for an AIDS test, healthful life-style, partnership; practicality of the AIDS test (scale); AIDS danger in certain parts of the population; attitude to relationship of health and illness, fate and personal possibilities to influence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-07 / 1990-10
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
The adult residential population.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1287
    Number of Variables: 143
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6658 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Häder, M.; Hinterberger, U.; Kiehl, W.: AIDS im Bewußtsein der Bevölkerung der DDR 1989/1990. In: Wolfgang Kiehl (Hrsg.), AIDS-Zentrum im Bundesgesundheitsamt, AZ-Hefte 7/1991, Berlin. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-2035.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22