Health and CareΒΆ

The modules on health and care cover doctor visits, sports and fitness, alcohol consumption, health insurance, health status, and grip strength, both on respondents themselves and on other individuals in the household, such as children and deceased household members.





Individual Questionnaire

Additional private insurance (asked irregularly)

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Alcohol consumption (asked irregularly)

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Alcohol consumption (asked only once)

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Disabilities in everyday life (SF-12) (asked irregularly)

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Health insurance (asked annually)

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Health insurance debts (asked only once)


Health restrictions (asked irregularly)

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Height and weight (asked irregularly)

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Hospital stays (asked irregularly)

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Illnes (asked irregularly)

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Individual health services (asked irregularly)


Nutritional awareness (asked irregularly)

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Private supplementary care insurance (asked irregularly)

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Qualification for additional benefits (asked annually)


Reduced ability to work (asked irregularly)

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Sickness notifications to employer (asked annually)

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Sickness notifications to employer (asked irregularly)

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Smoking (asked irregularly)

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Smoking (asked only once)

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State of health (asked irregularly)


Stress and exhaustion (SF-12) (asked irregularly)

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Visits to the doctor (asked irregularly)

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Youth Questionnaire

Height and weight (asked annually)

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State of health (asked annually)


Household Questionnaire

Satisfaction with availability of care (asked irregularly)


Mother and Child Instruments

Health of child (asked annually)

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Health of child (asked irregularly)


Height and weight of child (asked annually)

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Physical and mental health of mother (asked annually)

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