Study protocol of the ‘CORONA-MONITORING bundesweit’ study (RKI-SOEP study) published

Publication of February 11, 2021

The study protocol of the CORONA-MONITORING nationwide study (RKI-SOEP study) has been published in the Journal of Health Monitoring and is freely available.

In the study, which was conducted in a collaboration between the Robert Koch Institute and the Socio-Economic Panel at DIW Berlin, SOEP respondents were sent self-tests in the form of PCR and DBS tests to be sent to the RKI for analysis. In addition, a short questionnaire - on clinical symptoms, previous illnesses and health behavior, among other things - was used.

Journal of Health Monitoring S1/2021

Markus M. Grabka

Board of Directors SOEP & Acting Division Head Knowledge Transfer in the German Socio-Economic Panel study Department

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