Our Approach

The study is an anonymous, online cross-sectional survey with three survey waves. The surveys will take place 2 months, 5 months and 13 months after the start of the study on 01.06.2020. A total of 18,000 office-based specialists will be included in the online survey: General practitioners, internists, paediatricians, dentists, ENT specialists and gynaecologists.

General practitioners 6.500
Medical specialists for internal medicine:  
    Cardiology 1.000
    Gastroenterology 500
Specialists in paediatrics 2.000
Specialists in gynaecology 2.000
Specialists in ENT 2.000
Dentists 4.000

The doctors in private practice are selected at random and invited in writing to participate in the study.