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COPSOQ team organises "Secondary data analysis" methods workshop

The methods workshop "Secondary Data Analysis" of the Working Group on Methods and the Working Group on Young Researchers of the German Society for Medical Sociology e.V. (DGMS) took place on 24 and 25 April 2024 at the University of Freiburg. The event was organised by FFAW. In addition to an introduction by Dr Matthias NĂ¼bling, Dr Ibrahim Demirer from the University of Cologne provided input on the availability, possible uses and relevance of secondary data. Furthermore, young researchers had the opportunity to present and discuss their own projects. Another highlight of the workshop was the joint dinner with a view over the rooftops of Freiburg.




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What is COPSOQ?

The questionnaire on mental stress at work

The COPSOQ (Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire) is a cross-sector and cross-occupational questionnaire. It is based on the scientific model of a cause-effect relationship between psychological working conditions (stressors) and reactions of working people (consequences of stress or strains).


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How does the survey work?

The survey in cooperation with FFAW

We, the Freiburg Research Center for Occupational Sciences (FFAW), offer to conduct the survey with the COPSOQ in seven steps with a clear distribution of roles.


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Who are we?

The survey in cooperation with FFAW

Our team consists of social and health scientists. Our claim is the professional application of empirical research methods in the realization of our projects. We cooperate with national and international institutions.


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Just try it out: the paper version of COPSOQ

We offer both online and paper versions of the survey. The online and the paper version provides a comparison of your personal values with the representative average values for all employees in Germany.

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