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ZA6744: Current Questions About Care

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung (2020): Current Questions About Care. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6744 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6744
TitleCurrent Questions About Care
Current Version1.0.0, 2020-6-5,
Date of Collection26.11.2019 - 27.11.2019
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung


AbstractCare 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.
Categories Categories
  • Political Issues
Topics Topics
  • 14.1 Specific social services: use and provision


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniverseGerman-speaking population aged 14 years and over
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview: Computer-assisted (CATI)
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorKantar EMNID, Bielefeld
Date of Collection
  • 26.11.2019 - 27.11.2019

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2020-6-5 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was commissioned by the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1013
Number of Variables: 77
Data Type: SPSS
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


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Research Data Centre
  • Surveys commissioned by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
    The ´Press and Information Office of the Federal Government´ (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung) infoms citizens and media about the work of the federal government. Above all the office informs the federal government of the news in Germany and worldwide and explores the public opinion.