Scientific Use File German Ageing Survey (SUF DEAS) 2014, Version 2.0
- Mahne, Katharina
- Wolff, Julia
- Tesch-Römer, Clemens
- Infas Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaften GmbH, Bonn (Data Collector)
- Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend (BMFSFJ)
The German Ageing Survey (DEAS) is a longitudinal survey for the analysis of life situations and biographies of people in the second half of their lives. The data is based on nationally representative surveying (cross-sectional and longitudinal) of some thousand participants from the age of 40 onwards.
Up to now data of the DEAS have been collected in 1996, 2002, 2008, 2011 and 2014. In 2002, 2008, 2011 and 2014, previous participants have been re-surveyed (panel).
In 2014 as in the previous survey years, the following topics
have been conducted:
2014-04-29 / 2014-11-24
Base Sample (N=6002): Disproportionally stratified population
register sampling according to age (40-54, 55-69, 70-85 years
old), Gender and geographical location (East/West) of the German
population living in private households.
Panel Sample (N=4322): repeated survey of participants from
the previous base samples.
Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
- computer assisted personal interview (CAPI)
- drop-off questionnaire
- testing of lung volume
- digit symbol test
Number of Units: 10324
Number of Variables: 1943
Type of Data: SPSS and Stata
Update Metadata: 2020-12-15 | Issue Number: 15 | Registration Date: 2019-05-15