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GBE kompakt

GBE kompakt is a series of publications by Federal Health Reporting Service (Gesundheitsberichterstattung des Bundes, GBE). Per issue, one health topic is presented, illustrated by current data.

Information is given for example, about how many people in Germany have a diabetes mellitus or what population ageing is and what implications it has for healthcare.

GBE kompakt is written by scientists of the Robert Koch Institute. This series targets a broad audience and is published at least once a quarter. It is only available as PDF document.

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No. 1/2012: Unemployment, precarious work and health

The first issue in 2012 focuses the connection between unemployment, precarious work and health. Are unemployed people more impaired? Is illness a cause or a consequence of unemployment? What are the effects of precarious work? Are there differences between women and men? To answer these questions data of the GEDA 2010 survey and other sources were analysed.

Date of issue March 28, 2012PDF (522 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

No. 7/2011: Mental health and healthy lifestyle

This issue focuses on mental health and the connection with a healthy lifestyle. Data of the German Health Update 2009 (GEDA) show at last that a healthy lifestyle leads to less mental impairments (e.g. depression).

Date of issue November 7, 2011PDF (543 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

No. 6/2011: Fruit and vegetable consumption today

This issue will focus the consumption of fruit and vegetable in Germany. One of the questions answered by this article is, if the recommened intake of fruit and vegetable is achieved within the population. The data of the telephone survey "German Health Update" 2009 (GEDA) and EsKiMo, a representative survey on food intake among children and adolescents, provide the answers.

Date of issue September 1, 2011PDF (880 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

No. 5/2011: Work stress and health

How is the workload perceived by the german population? Is there a variation within the workload depending on the sector or industry? Answers are provided by the results of the "German Health update Study" 2010.

Date of issue June 28, 2011PDF (693 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

No. 4/2011: Smoking

Every year on May 31 is World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The current issue of GBE kompakt deals with the prevalence and development of tobacco use in Germany. Data of the telephone survey "German Health Update" 2009 (GEDA) show a decrease in smoking for the last years but only for the younger age groups.

Date of issue May 25, 2011PDF (726 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)