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Germany Environmental Survey for Children 2003-2006


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Kinder-Umwelt-Surveys 2003/06 (GerES IV)
Germany (DEU)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
05/2003 - 06/2003
Series or system 
Data type
  • Exam
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Longitudinal

The German Environmental Survey for Children (GerES IV) was conducted in coordination with the Germany National Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS 2003-2006); a random subsample of the KiGGS was selected to participate in the Environmental Survey, in which environmental measurements were collected through tests of blood, urine, and drinking water. The sample consisted of 1790 children aged 3 to 14 years, living in 150 sampling locations across Germany.