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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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Health of Children and Young People in Schleswig-Holstein

This report paints a detailed picture of the health situation of children and young people in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein. It describes their health situation and health behaviour, the relevant overall demographic and social conditions and structures of healthcare services. (German version only)

Date of issue August 29, 2007PDF (4 MB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

German National Health Interview and Examination Survey 1998: Social Differences in Smoking Behaviour and Passive Exposure to Smoke in Germany

At the beginning of the 21st century, tobacco consumption was the most significant single health risk in developed industrialized nations. This GBE study focuses on the social differences that can be observed in tobacco consumption and the distribution of passive exposure to cigarette smoke. Its analyses are based on the data of the 1998 Nationwide Health Survey. (German version only)

Date of issue June 7, 2006PDF (1 MB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

Telephone health survey by the RKI (2nd round) – Descriptive report on the results

Since 2002, the RKI has been conducting national telephone surveys on chronic diseases and their determinants on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Health. This report is based on the data collected in the second round of the telephone health survey. The population studied consists of German-speaking adults who reside in private households in the Federal Republic of Germany. (German version only)

Date of issue March 29, 2006PDF (1 MB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

The Germann telephone health survey 2003 (GSTel03) – methodological contributions

The telephone health survey 2003 (GSTel03) is the first nationwide survey conducted by the Robert Koch Institute using computer-assisted telephone interviewing (CATI). The procedures used in telephone surveys differ in many aspects from face-to-face or mail surveys. The articles in this volume discuss methodological aspects of the GSTel03 related to questionnaire design, data-collection procedures, sampling design and response rate. (German version only)

Date of issue December 13, 2005PDF (642 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)

Poverty, social inequality and health

For some decades now, living conditions in Germany have been observed to diverge, as shown by growing poverty levels, rising unemployment figures and the close link between education opportunities and social origin. This report, which was commissioned by the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Security, focuses on the extent to which this development is reflected by the population's health status. (German version only)

Date of issue September 14, 2005PDF (866 KB, File does not meet accessibility standards.)