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Health(Information) Behaviour of Elder Migrants

Health(Information) Behaviour of Elder Migrants

There is only little information and few findings available on the health-related information about elder persons and the communication channels they use. This applies particularly to the increasingly important subgroup of elder migrants.

An expert report on behalf of the Hamburg Authority of Social Affairs, Family, Health and Consumer Protection pursued the question, as to the channels through which elder persons from a migrant background inform themselves about health- and disease-related topics. this

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Project Description

In the course of the explorative survey, group interviews and individual interviews were conducted with elder migrants of Turkish and Russian descent. The findings of the qualitative survey are summed up in the BSG report “Die Gesundheit älterer Menschen in Hamburg I” [The Health of Elder People in Hamburg I] (pdf available in German).

Project Information


Duration: 2009-2009

Research programme:
Further Projects

Involved persons

Dr. Claudia LampertJenny Voth, M. A.

Third party

Hamburger Behörde für Soziales, Familie, Gesundheit und Verbraucherschutz

Cooperation Partner

Studentische Mitarbeiterin: Dörthe Meier

Contact person

Dr. Claudia Lampert
Senior Researcher Media Socialisation & Health Communication

Dr. Claudia Lampert

Leibniz-Institut für Medienforschung | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI)
Rothenbaumchaussee 36
20148 Hamburg

Tel. +49 (0)40 45 02 17 - 92
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