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Health Care (HC)

HC029: IN A NURSING HOME
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Question text and if-conditions differ between wave 1 and 2.
Wrong category number: 2 instead of 3 for 'Yes, permanently' and 3 instead of 5 for 'No'. This leads to partly wrong routing in HC032-HC037 and HC051-HC052.
Text of the question  

During the last twelve months, have you been in a nursing home
overnight?

Waren Sie in den letzten zwölf Monaten stationär in einem Pflegeheim?

Interviewer instructions  

IWER: EXPLAIN: BY "NURSING HOMES" WE MEAN INSTITUTIONS SHELTERING OLDER PERSONS WHO NEED ASSISTANCE IN ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING, IN
AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE THEY CAN RECEIVE NURSING CARE, FOR SHORT OR LONG STAYS


IWER: ERKLäREN SIE: MIT "PFLEGEHEIM" MEINEN WIR EINE EINRICHTUNG FüR
äLTERE MENSCHEN, DIE HILFE IM ALLTAG BRAUCHEN UND DIE DORT VERSORGT
UND GEPFLEGT WERDEN KöNNEN; FüR KüRZERE ODER LäNGERE AUFENTHALTE

Response categories  

1. Yes, temporarily
3. Yes, permanently
5. No


1. Ja, vorübergehend
2. Ja, dauerhaft
3. Nein



HC032: RECEIVED HOME CARE IN OWN HOME
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029: wrongly asked if HC029 = "yes, permanently" and wrongly not asked if HC029 = "no".
HC032 should be asked: IF NOT HC029_ IN A NURSING HOME = 3. Yes, permanently. 
Text of the question  

Please look at card 16. During the last twelve months, did you
receive in your own home any of the kinds of care mentioned on this
card?

Bitte schauen Sie Karte 16 an. Haben Sie in den letzten 12 Monaten zu
Hause eine dieser Betreuungsformen in Anspruch genommen?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY

IWER: ALLE ZUTREFFENDEN EINTRAGEN

Response categories  
1. Professional or paid nursing or personal care
2. Professional or paid home help, for domestic tasks that you could
not perform yourself due to health problems
3.
Meals-on-wheels
96. None of these

1. Professionelle oder mindestens bezahlte Krankenpflege, oder
persönliche Pflege
2. Professionelle oder mindestens bezahlte Haushaltshilfe (für
Arbeiten im Haushalt, die Sie wegen Ihres Gesundheitszustandes selber
nicht erledigen konnten)
3. Mahlzeitendienst für Senioren
96. Nichts davon



HC033: WEEKS RECEIVED PROFESSIONAL NURSING CARE
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029: may wrongly be asked if HC029 = "yes, permanently" and is wrongly not asked if HC029 = "no".
HC033 should be asked: IF NOT HC029_ IN A NURSING HOME = 3. Yes, permanently and: IF 1 IN HC032_.
Text of the question  

During the last twelve months, how many weeks did you receive
professional or paid nursing care in your own home?

Wie viele Wochen haben Sie in den letzten 12 Monaten zu Hause
professionelle oder bezahlte Krankenpflege erhalten?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: COUNT 4 WEEKS FOR EACH FULL MONTH; COUNT 1 FOR PART OF ONE WEEK

IWER: ZäHLEN SIE 4 WOCHEN FüR JEDEN VOLLEN MONAT; ZäHLEN SIE 1 WOCHE
FüR EINEN TEIL EINER WOCHE

Response categories  
___________ (1..52)



HC034: HOURS RECEIVED PROFESSIONAL NURSING CARE
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029: may wrongly be asked if HC029 = "yes, permanently" and is wrongly not asked if HC029 = "no".
HC034 should be asked: IF NOT HC029_ IN A NURSING HOME = 3. Yes, permanently and: IF 1 IN HC032_.
Text of the question  
On average, how many hours per week did you receive professional or
paid nursing care at home?

Im Durchschnitt - Wie viele Stunden pro Woche haben professionelle
oder bezahlte Krankenpflege zu Hause erhalten?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: ROUND UP TO FULL HOURS

Response categories  
___________ (1..168)

___________ (1..168)



HC035: WEEKS RECEIVED HELP FROM PAID PROFESSIONALS
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029: may wrongly be asked if HC029 = "yes, permanently" and is wrongly not asked if HC029 = "no".
HC035 should be asked: IF NOT HC029_ IN A NURSING HOME = 3. Yes, permanently and: IF 2 IN HC032_.
Text of the question  
During the last twelve months, how many weeks did you receive
professional or paid help for domestic tasks at home because you
could not perform them yourself due to health problems?

Wie viele Wochen haben Sie in den letzten 12 Monaten zu Hause
professionelle oder bezahlte Haushaltshilfe erhalten, weil Sie aus
gesundheitlichen Gründen nicht in der Lage waren, den Haushalt selbst
zu erledigen?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: COUNT 4 WEEKS FOR EACH FULL MONTH; COUNT 1 FOR PART OF ONE WEEK

IWER: ZäHLEN SIE 4 WOCHEN FüR JEDEN VOLLEN MONAT; ZäHLEN SIE 1 FüR
EINEN TEIL EINER WOCHE

Response categories  
___________ (1..52)

___________ (1..52)



HC037: WEEKS RECEIVED MEALS-ON-WHEELS
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029: may wrongly be asked if HC029 = "yes, permanently" and is wrongly not asked if HC029 = "no".
HC037 should be asked: IF NOT HC029_ IN A NURSING HOME = 3. Yes, permanently and: IF 3 IN HC032_
Text of the question  
During the last twelve months, how many weeks did you receive
meals-on-wheels, because you could not prepare meals due to health
problems?

Wie viele Wochen haben Sie in den letzten 12 Monaten Essen vom
Mahlzeitendienst für Senioren erhalten, weil Sie sich wegen
gesundheitlicher Probleme Ihr Essen nicht selbst machen konnten?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: COUNT 4 WEEKS FOR EACH FULL MONTH

IWER: ZäHLEN SIE 4 WOCHEN FüR JEDEN VOLLEN MONAT

Response categories  
___________ (1..52)

___________ (1..52)



HC036: HOURS HELP FROM PAID PROFESSIONALS
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029: may wrongly be asked if HC029 = "yes, permanently" and is wrongly not asked if HC029 = "no".
HC036 should be asked: IF NOT HC029_ IN A NURSING HOME = 3. Yes, permanently and: IF 2 IN HC032_ and: IF HC035_WksHomeHelp = RESPONSE.
Text of the question  
On average, how many hours per week did you receive such professional
or paid help?

Im Durchschnitt - Wie viele Stunden pro Woche haben Sie diese Hilfe
durch Fachkräfte oder gegen Bezahlung erhalten?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: ROUND UP TO FULL HOURS

Response categories  
___________ (1..168)

___________ (1..168)



HC051: PAID OUT-OF-POCKET FOR DAY CARE, NURSING HOME AND HOME-BASED CARE
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029.
HC051 should be asked: IF HC029_ = 1. Yes, temporarily OR HC029_ = 3. Yes, permanently OR 1 IN HC032_ OR 2 IN HC032_ OR 3 IN HC032_
Text of the question  
Not counting health insurance premiums, about how much did you pay
out-of-pocket for all your care in nursing homes, in day-care
centers, and for all home care services in the last twelve months?

Wenn Sie die Krankenkassenprämien nicht berücksichtigen: Wie viel
haben Sie in den letzten 12 Monaten insgesamt für Ihre Aufenthalten
in einem Pflegeheim, Tagesbetreuungszentrum und für häusliche
Betreuung selbst bezahlt?



Interviewer instructions  
IWER: AMOUNT IN [{local currency}]. IF QUESTION IS ASKED TO PERMANENT
NURSING HOME RESIDENTS, EXPENSES FOR HOUSING AND BOARD MUST NOT BE
INCLUDED
enter an amount

IWER: IWER: BETRAG IN [SFr]. FALLS DER BEFRAGTE IN EINEM PFLEGEHEIM
DAUERHAFT LEBT, KOSTEN DES HEIMES NICHT MITZAEHLEN.
BETRAG EINGEBEN



HC053: HEALTH INSURANCE CATEGORY
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
does not apply
Text of the question  
Please look at card 18. What is your health insurance category in the
National Health Insurance System?

Trifft in der Schweiz nicht zu

Response categories  
0. Social security institute (private sector employees)
1. Organization for agricultural insurance (rural sector)
2. Self employed persons funds (merchants, craftsmen, etc)
3. Civil servants fund, employees of municipalities
4. Public utilities: telecoms, electricity, trains, metro
5. Health professions, engineers, lawyers
6. Hotel employees
7. Seamen
8. Various bank employees funds
9. Any other social health insurance fund
96. No social health insurance fund



HC056: BASIC HEALTH INSURANCE LIMIT CHOICE
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Text of the question  
Does your basic health insurance contract limit your choice of
doctors?

Response categories  
1. Yes
5. No



HC057: HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  

does not apply

Text of the question  
Are you covered by the National Health Insurance System?

Interviewer instructions  
Trifft für die Schweiz nicht zu
Response categories  
1. Yes
5. No



HC058: HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
does not apply
Text of the question  
Is your coverage by the National Health Insurance System statutory or
is it your own choice?

Interviewer instructions  
trifft für die Schweiz nicht zu

Response categories  
1. Statutory
2. My own choice

1. Zwangsweise (gesetzlich vorgeschrieben)
2. Freiwillig



HC059: CONTRACT VOLUNTARY HEALTH INSURANCE
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
does not apply
Text of the question  
Please look at card 19.Do you have any voluntary health insurance
contract for at least one of the following types of care? If yes,
please say what is covered.

Bitte sehen Sie sich Karte 19 an. Haben Sie eine private
Krankenversicherung oder Pflegeversicherung für mindestens eine der
dort aufgeführten Leistungen? Falls ja - welche Leistungen deckt
diese Versicherung ab?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY

IWER: ALLE ZUTREFFENDEN EINTRAGEN

Response categories  
1. Medical care with direct access to specialists
2. Medical care with access to specialists through a general
practitioner
3. Medical care with unrestricted choice of doctors
4. Medical care with limited choice of doctors
5. Dental care
6. Full coverage of drugs expenses
7. Partial coverage of drugs expenses
8. Hospital care with unrestricted choice of hospitals and clinics
9. Hospital care with limited choice of hospitals and clinics
10. Long term care in nursing home
11. Nursing care at home in case of chronic disease or disability
12. Home help
96. No voluntary health insurance at all
97. Any other type of voluntary health insurance

1. Direkter Zugang zu Fachärzten
2. Zugang zu Fachärzten über den Hausarzt
3. Uneingeschränkte freie Arztwahl
4. Eingeschränkte Arztwahl
5. Zahnbehandlung
6. Volle Kostenrückerstattung für Medikament
7. Teilweise Kostenerstattung für Medikamente
8. Freie Spitalwahl
9. Eingeschränkte Spitalwahl
10. Langzeitbetreuung im Pflegeheim
11. Krankenpflege zu Hause bei chronischen Krankheiten oder
Behinderung
12. Haushaltshilfe
96. überhaupt keine zusätzliche freiwillige Krankenversicherung
97. Andere Art von zusätzlicher freiwilliger Krankenversicherung



HC060: CONTRACT VOLUNTARY, SUPPLEMENTARY HEALTH INSURANCE
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Categories 9, 10 not included.
Error in IWER: 'Trifft für CH nicht zu.../does not apply in CH' added
Text of the question  
Please look at card 20.Do you have any voluntary, supplementary or
private health insurance for at least one of the following types of
care in order to complement the coverage offered by the National
Health System? If yes, please say what is covered.

Trifft für CH nicht zuBitte sehen Sie sich Karte 20 an. Haben Sie
eine freiwillige, private Zusatzkrankenversicherung für mindestens
eine der dort aufgeführten Leistungen, um den Schutz durch die
gesetzliche Versicherung zu ergänzen? Falls ja - welche Leistungen
deckt diese private Zusatzversicherung ab?

Interviewer instructions  
IWER: CODE ALL THAT APPLY

IWER: ALLE ZUTREFFENDEN EINTRAGEN

Response categories  

1. Medical care with direct access to specialists
2. Medical care with an extended choice of doctors
3. Dental care
4. A larger choice of drugs and/or full drugs expenses (no
participation)
5. An extended choice of hospitals and clinics for hospital care
6. (Extended) Long term care in a nursing home
7. (Extended) Nursing care at home in case of chronic disease or
disability
8. (Extended) Home help for activities of daily living (household,
etc.)
9. Full coverage of costs for doctor visits (no participation)
10. Full coverage of costs for hospital care (no participation)
96. No voluntary health insurance at all
97. Any other type of voluntary health insurance

1. Direkter Zugang zu Fachärzten
2. Erweiterte Arztwahl
3. Zahnbehandlung
4. Grössere Auswahl an Medikamenten und/oder volle
Kostenrückerstattung für Medikamente (kein Selbstbehalt)
5. Erweiterte Spitalwahl / Zusatzversicherung im Spital
6. (Erweiterte) Langzeitbetreuung im Pflegeheim
7. (Erweiterte) Häusliche Pflege bei chronischen Krankheiten oder
Behinderung
8. (Erweiterte) Haushaltshilfe für alltägliche Verrichtungen
(Haushalt etc.)
9. |
10. |
96. Keine freiwillige Krankenversicherung
97. Andere freiwillige Krankenversicherung



HC052: PAID OUT-OF-POCKET FOR DAY CARE, NURSING HOME AND HOME-BASED CARE UB
GENERIC Switzerland (German) (CH_DE) english
Explanatory notes  
Routing problems due to wrong category numbers in HC029.
HC051 should be asked: IF (HC029_ = 1. Yes, temporarily OR HC029_ = 3. Yes, permanently OR 1 IN HC032_ OR 2 IN HC032_ OR 3 IN HC032_) and IF (HC051* = missing)
Text of the question