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Migrant-sensitive research in epidemiology

Development of epidemiological standards

Contact person: Dr. Ute Ellert, Dr. Hannelore Neuhauser, Dr. Liane Schenk (external)

In order to be able to include immigrants in the health surveys in line with the proportion of the population they represent, corresponding methods and standards are developed at the Robert Koch Institute.

All areas of the development and conducting of surveys are considered, ranging from the type of sampling to encouragement to participate, the translation of questionnaires, the formulation of specific questions and the evaluation of the obtained data.

Duration / status: Since 2002, ongoing

Data sources: KiGGS, GEDA, DEGS

Date: 13.10.2014