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German Environmental Survey 1990-1992, GerES II

Girl and boy, their parents and grandparents are sitting on a lawn in a park.

GerES IIa (West-Germany) 1990/912524 adults aged between 25 and 69 years collected from 100 sampling locations (response rate: 63.1 %) and 453 children 6 to 14 years of age.GerES IIb (East-Germany) 1991/921763 adults aged between 18 and 79 years collected from 50 sampling locations (response rate: 69.0 %) and 359 children and adolescents aged between 6 to 17 years (238 children 6 to 14 years of ag... read more


Survey 1990-1992 in Comparison with Survey 1997-1999

pedestrians are crossing a street on an cross-walk

One of the main goals of GerES is to document a trend in time of population exposure. Data from the different surveys have to be made comparable to achieve this goal:A comparison is only possible for the same age group (25 to 69 years of age). Data from 1990-1992 was recalculated for this age group ignoring data for the 18 to 25 years old and the 69 to 79 years old population.Data from 1997-1999 w... read more

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