Current Questions About Care

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung
Publication Date
  • Kantar EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Political Issues
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • Abstract

    Care of relatives. Knowledge and evaluation of political measures in the care sector. Topics: Family member in need of care; carer (respondent himself/herself, family or relatives, friends or acquaintances, nursing home staff, nursing service staff at home); agreement to statements made in connection with the care of relatives (primarily responsibility of the family, a task for the whole of society, in which politics must intervene to regulate, extensive renunciation of nursing homes would be possible if home care were better paid, persons working in nursing care receive little recognition in Germany, adequately informed about support offers for relatives providing care, complicated and time-consuming to apply for support in the provision of care); perception of various political measures of the Federal Government to improve the situation of persons in need of care and their relatives (e.g. financial support through care allowance and relief amounts, possibility of a 6-month leave of absence from work for care, possibility of part-time work for 2 years for care, etc.); assessment of the political measures of the Federal Government in the field of care; sufficiency of the above-mentioned measures to improve the conditions of care; further need for action to improve care (open). Demography: sex; age; highest level of education; occupation; household size; number of persons in the household aged 14 and over; party preference; eligibility to vote; net household income; survey by mobile or landline phone. Additionally coded: sequential number; date of interview; city size (BIK regions); federal state; survey area west/ east; weighting factors.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2019-11-26 / 2019-11-27
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
German-speaking population aged 14 years and over
Probability: Multistage
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 77
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6744 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • WAHLEN (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 13 | Registration Date: 2020-06-05