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The results of DEGS1 have just been published with 34 articles in the Bundesgesundheitsblatt (May/June 2013). The articles are available in PDF format.

What is DEGS?

How healthy are people in Germany?

What factors affect our health?

What health services are used in Germany?

What is DEGS?

Monitoring and no end in sight: after the survey is before the survey
Kurth BM (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):607-608 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1697-2 Link

From survey to action – expectations of the public health service with regard to the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS)
Bruns-Philipps E (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):609-610 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1712-7 Link

The first wave of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Recruitment of participants, fieldwork, and quality assurance

Gößwald A, Lange M, Dölle R, Hölling H (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):611-619 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1671-z Link

The first wave of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Sampling design, response, weighting, and representativeness

Kamtsiuris P, Lange M, Hoffmann R, Schaffrath Rosario A, Dahm S, Kuhner R, Kurth BM (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):620-630 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1650-9 Link

Measurement of socioeconomic status in the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Lampert T, Kroll LE, Müters S, Stolzenberg H (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):631-636 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1663-4 Link

External quality assurance of the first wave of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Pelz I, Pohlabeln H, Reineke A, Ahrens W (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):637-642 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1685-6 Link

How healthy are people in Germany?

Health-related quality of life in adults in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Ellert U, Kurth BM (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):643-649 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1700-y Link

Prevalence of myocardial infarction and coronary heart disease in adults aged 40–79 years in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Gößwald A, Schienkiewitz A, Nowossadeck E, Busch MA (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):650-655 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1666-9 Link

Prevalence of stroke in adults aged 40–79 years in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Busch MA, Schienkiewitz A, Nowossadeck, Gößwald A (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):656-660 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1659-0 Link

Prevalence of dyslipidemia among adults in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Scheidt-Nave C, Du Y, Knopf H, Schienkiewitz A, Ziese T, Nowossadeck E, Gößwald A, Busch MA (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):661-667 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1670-0 Link

Prevalence and temporal trend of known diabetes mellitus. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Heidemann C, Du Y, Schubert I, Rathmann W, Scheidt-Nave C (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):668-677 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1662-5 Link

Prevalence of selected musculoskeletal conditions in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Fuchs J, Rabenberg M, Scheidt-Nave C (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):678-686 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1687-4 Link

Prevalence of sensitisation to aeroallergens and food allergens. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Haftenberger M, Laußmann D, Ellert U, Kalcklösch M, Langen U, Schlaud M, Schmitz R, Thamm M (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):687-697 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1658-1 Link

Prevalence of allergic diseases in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Langen U, Schmitz R, Stepphuhn H (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):698-706 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1652-7 Link

Epidemiology of hepatitis A, B and C among adults in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Poethko-Müller C, Zimmermann R, Hamouda O, Faber M, Stark K, Ross RS, Thamm M (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):707-715 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1673-x Link

Prevalence of hysterectomy in women 18 to 79 years old. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Prütz F, Knopf H, von der Lippe E, Scheidt-Nave C, Starker A, Fuchs J (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):716-722 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1659-0 Link

Physical and cognitive capabilities among persons aged 65–79 years in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Fuchs J, Busch MA, Gößwald A, Hölling H, Kuhnert R, Scheidt-Nave C (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):723-732 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1684-7 Link

Prevalence of depressive symptoms and diagnosed depression among adults in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Busch MA, Maske UE, Ryl L, Schlack R, Hapke U (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):733-739 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1688-3 Link

Frequency and distribution of sleep problems and insomnia in the adult population in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Schlack R, Hapke U, Maske U, Busch MA, Cohrs S (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):740-748 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1689-2 Link

Chronic stress among adults in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Hapke U, Maske UE, Scheidt-Nave C, Bode L, Schlack R, Busch MA (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):749-754 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1690-9 Link

Physical and psychological violence perpetration and violent victimisation in the German adult population. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Schlack R, Rüdel J, Karger A, Hölling H (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):755-764 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1690-9 Link

What factors affect our health?

Physical activity. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Krug S, Jordan S, Mensink GBM, Müters S, Finger JD, Lampert T (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):765-771 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1661-6 Link

Cardiorespiratory fitness among adults in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Finger JD, Krug S, Gößwald A, Härtel S, Bös K (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):772-778 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1672-y Link

Fruit and vegetable intake in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Mensink GBM, Truthmann J, Rabenberg M, Heidemann C, Haftenberger M, Schienkiewitz A, Richter A (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):779-785 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1651-8 Link

Overweight and obesity in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Mensink GBM, Schienkiewitz A, Haftenberger M, Lampert T, Ziese T, Scheidt-Nave C (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):786-794 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1656-3 Link

Blood pressure in Germany 2008–2011. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Neuhauser H, Thamm M, Ellert U (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):795-801 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1669-6 Link

Prevalence of smoking in the adult population of Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Lampert T, von der Lippe E, Müters S (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):802-808 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1698-1 Link

Alcohol consumption, at-risk and heavy episodic drinking with consideration of injuries and alcohol-specific medical advice. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Hapke U, von der Lippe E, Gaertner B (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):809-813 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1699-0 Link

Socioeconomic status and health. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Lampert T, Kroll LE, von der Lippe E, Müters S, Stolzenberg H (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):815-821 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1695-4 Link

Social inequities regarding annoyance to noise and road traffic intensity. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Laußmann D, Haftenberger M, Lampert T, Scheidt-Nave C (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):822-831 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1668-7 Link

What health services are used in Germany?

Utilisation of outpatient and inpatient health services in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Rattay P, Butschalowsky H, Rommel A, Prütz F, Jordan S, Nowossadeck E, Domanska O, Kamtsiuris P (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):832-844 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1665-x Link

Vaccination coverage in German adults. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Poethko-Müller C, Schmitz R (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):845-857 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1693-6 Link

Participation in cancer screening programmes. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1) 
Starker A, Saß AC (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):858-867 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-012-1655-4 Link

Medication of adults in Germany. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Knopf H, Grams D (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):868-877 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1667-8 Link

Participation in health behaviour change programmes. Results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Adults (DEGS1)
Jordan S, von der Lippe E (2013) Bundesgesundheitsblatt · 56(5/6):878-884 · DOI 10.1007/s00103-013-1664-y Link