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Contributions to Federal Health Reporting

Supplementing the series of publications by the Federal Health Reporting Department, the Robert Koch Institute releases the series "Contributions to Federal Health Reporting". Appearing sporadically, the publications offer the reader additional and in-depth information on important aspects of health reporting.

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Telephone health survey 2003 on chronic diseases conducted by the Robert Koch Institute – Descriptive results

This report presents results from the first section of the telephone health survey (GSTel03) conducted by the RKI from September 2002 to March 2003. Tabulated results are shown based on weighted and adjusted raw data. The report intends to describe the health status of the German population aged 18 years and older. Topics related to the GNHIES98 (German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998) are covered. (German version only)

Date of issue January 26, 2005PDF (491 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998: Drug use

This report is a further contribution which describes drug use and drug-prescription patterns in Germany. Its basic information is demanded by German law to enhance drug safety. Questionnaire data on study participants have been validated by measurements of active drug substances (e.g. ASA, digoxin, theophylline, thyroxine, caffeine, tocopherols and others) in serum samples. (German version only)

Date of issue November 14, 2003PDF (731 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

The German National Health Interview and Examination Survey: Alcohol

This booklet analyses the alcohol-consumption behaviour in the German non-institutionalized population in terms of the "tolerable upper alcohol intake levels" (TUALs). The analyses are based on the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998. (German version only)

Date of issue June 11, 2003PDF (311 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

Costs of alcohol-related diseases – estimate for Germany

This booklet looks at the socio-economic relevance of morbidity and mortality as a result of alcohol consumption and presents the estimated costs of alcohol-related diseases in Germany. It also describes the calculation methods and the theoretical basis. (German version only)

Date of issue April 1, 2003PDF (939 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998: Physical Activity

This report gives an overview of physical activity in Germany based on the data of the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998. (German version only)

Date of issue February 27, 2003PDF (284 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)