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Fact Sheets

Fact sheets present results on selected topics from the health monitoring studies at the Robert Koch Institute.

Fact Sheets from DEGS1

The Study on the Health of Adults in Germany (DEGS1) took place from 2008 to 2011. With DEGS1, the Robert Koch Institute collected comprehensive health data on the adult population living in Germany. The study program included surveys as well as physical examinations.


Fact Sheets from KiGGS Wave 1

KiGGS Wave 1 took place from 2009 to 2012 as a telephone survey and was the first follow-up survey after the KiGGS baseline survey (2003-2006). A total of more than 12,000 children and adolescents or their parents participated in the survey. The focus areas in KiGGS Wave 1 were physical health, mental health, health behavior, health care, and social situation.


Fact Sheets from GEDA 2010

In the German Health Update study 2010 (GEDA 2010), a total of 22,050 respondents provided information on their health status, their well-being, their habits and their living conditions.