Schoolchildren and Health (First School Year, Form B1)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Markt- und Werbeforschung (IMW), Köln
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Markt- und Werbeforschung (IMW), Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • General health
    • Children
  • Abstract

    Knowledge in the area of health among schoolchildren in the first school year. Topics: Basic knowledge about structure and functions of the human body; correct posture at the desk; preferred leisure activities; reference person; communication conduct and aggressiveness. Demography: age; sex. Also encoded were: class index and city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1973
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Elementary schoolchildren in the first school year.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage cluster sample
Collection Mode
  • Survey in school with a picture questionnaire to be filled out by the schoolchildren. The question formulations were presented by the respective home-room teacher.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 874
    Number of Variables: 119
The study is part of a representative investigation conducted nation-wide in the framework of which altogether 25671 schoolchildren different kinds of schools were interviewed. Parts of these surveys are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1006 to 1012. Beyond this parents (ZA Study Nos. 1014 and 1025) as well as teachers (ZA Study No. 1013) were also interviewed on the topic of health education. In order to prevent "copying" by schoolchildren the respective "survey neighbor" in the classroom was given a different questionnaire. This questionnaire even had in part different question contents. The alternative questionnaire used with the age group described here form A1 is described under ZA Study No. 1006.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1007 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Institut für Markt- und Werbeforschung (Hrsg.): Schüler und Gesundheit: Verhalten, Einstellungen, Wissen. Köln: Forschungsbericht o. Jahr.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22