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Germany Health, Well-Being and Personal Safety of Women 2003

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Health, Well-Being and Personal Safety of Women in Germany. A Representative Study of Violence Against Women in Germany
Geography 
Germany (DEU)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2003 - 10/2003
Data type
Survey:
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The Germany Health, Well-Being and Personal Safety of Women 2003 collected information on women's experiences with violence, their feelings of personal safety and their psychosocial and physical health situations. The study is divided into three parts: 

  • The main representative study in which a sample of 10,000 women were administered a questionnaire and interviewed in their households and other locations.
  • A supplementary survey directed at sub-groups of the population including Turkish and East European immigrant women, prostitutes, women in prison and refugees. 
  • A qualitative study of women victims of violence. 

The questionnaires and interviews covered physical, psychological and sexual abuse. 

 

Citation
Suggested citation 
Bielefeld University, Federal Ministry of Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (Germany), Institute for Applied Social Sciences (INFAS). Germany Health, Well-Being and Personal Safety of Women 2003.