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ZA2032: Eurobarometer 35.1 (Apr 1991)

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Eurobarometer 35.1 (Apr 1991) Public Transportation and Biotechnology
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Commission of the European Communities (2012): Eurobarometer 35.1 (Apr 1991). INRA, Brussels. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2032 Data file Version 1.0.1, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10896
Study No.ZA2032
TitleEurobarometer 35.1 (Apr 1991)
Other Titles
  • Public Transportation and Biotechnology (Subtitle)
Current Version1.0.1, 2012-7-1, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10896
Alternate IDs Alternate IDs
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR09698.v1, 2001-05
Date of Collection28.03.1991 - 30.04.1991
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels; DG X - Information Communication Culture Surveys Research Analyses

Content

Abstract1. Conduct at purchase and sale of EC products, attitude to the European domestic market 1992; 2. Attitude to the volume of traffic; 3. Attitude to biotechnology. Topics: 1. Conduct at purchase and sale of EC products: attitude to the European domestic market 1992: citizenship and eligibility to vote at place of residence; opinion leadership and frequency of political discussions; postmaterialism; approval or rejection of the unification of Western Europe; attitude to EC membership of the country; advantages or disadvantages for the country from EC membership; purchase of selected products and services from other EC countries; order as well as manner of payment for selected products and services of suppliers from foreign countries in the EC; general satisfaction with purchases of EC products; manner of difficulties experienced (e.g. with delivery, customs and payment) with EC transactions; preferred sources of information and institutions on purchase or sale in other EC countries; trust in selected products from foreign countries; country images regarding product groups and product quality; most important obstacles to business with other EC countries; knowledge of EC-initiated measures for consumer protection in one´s country; knowledge about the European domestic market 1992 and expected changes; general attitude to dismantling of customs barriers. 2. Attitude to volume of traffic: residence as well as job in a metropolitan area; judgement on the change in the volume of traffic in the last 10 years; ability to bear the consequences of changed volume of traffic; evaluation of consequence of traffic regarding quality of life and air pollution; assessment of the danger of accidents for various road-users such as pedestrians, cyclists, car drivers and users of public transportation; preferred possibilities to solve traffic conflicts between private and public transport, between car drivers, bicycle riders and pedestrians; agreement of traffic policy decisions with the opinion of the population; frequency of use of selected public and private means of transportation; major reasons for not using or using public transportation; attitude to selected measures to reduce the volume of individual traffic and problem solutions for traffic jams (scale). 3. Attitude to biotechnology: expected developments in selected research areas and their influence on every-day life; knowledge about biotechnology and assignment of selected research projects to biotechnology; attitude to biotechnological research on plants, microorganisms, animals, foods, medications, vaccines and people; judgement on biotechnological animal experiments from a moral view; assessment of personal ability to judge on these questions; primary sources of information about more recent developments that could influence life; trust in selected sources of information on biotechnology. Demography: self-classification on a left-right continuum; party affiliation and union membership; marital status; age at end of education; sex; age; size of household; number of children in household; monthly household income; occupational position; employment in the civil service or private enterprise (company sector); company size; supervisor status; position in household; occupation of head of household; self-assessment of social class; residential status; degree of urbanization; religious denomination; frequency of church attendance; religiousness; city size; region. Also encoded was: date of interview; length of interview; presence of third persons during interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate. Indices: opinion leadership (cognitive mobility); postmaterialism; attitude to Europe; status in profession.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Topics Topics
  • 15 Transport, travel and mobility
  • 17.3 Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development
  • 18.1 Biotechnology

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
UniversePersons 15 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage stratified random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorSOBEMAP, Bruessel; GFK Danmark/OBSERVA, Kopenhagen; SAMPLE INSTITUT, Moelln; KEME, Athen; PRAGMA srl, Rom; ICP-Research, Madrid; TMO Consultants, Paris; Lansdowne Market Research, Dublin; ILRES, Luxemburg; NIPO, Amsterdam; NORMA, Lissabon; NOP, London INRA EUROPE, Brussels (Fieldwork co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 2.04.1991 - 22.04.1991 (Belgium)
  • 9.04.1991 - 28.04.1991 (Denmark)
  • 4.04.1991 - 16.04.1991 (Germany)
  • 9.04.1991 - 21.04.1991 (Greece)
  • 1.04.1991 - 23.04.1991 (Spain)
  • 28.03.1991 - 28.04.1991 (France)
  • 4.04.1991 - 25.04.1991 (Ireland (Republic))
  • 4.04.1991 - 17.04.1991 (Italy)
  • 1.04.1991 - 30.04.1991 (Luxembourg)
  • 2.04.1991 - 23.04.1991 (Netherlands)
  • 2.04.1991 - 16.04.1991 (Portugal)
  • 1.04.1991 - 18.04.1991 (Great Britain)
  • 10.04.1991 - 23.04.1991 (Northern Ireland)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.1 (current version)2012-7-1 Archive edition update https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10896
1.0.02010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2032 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
none
Version changes
Changes between version 1.0.1 and it's previous version
DateSubjectDescriptionCorrection Description
2012-7-1ISOCNTRYalphanumeric country id variable2012-7-1variable added
2012-7-1VERSIONdataset version id variable2012-7-1variable added

Further Remarks

NotesThe 13149 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 1021 cases, Federal Republic of Germany (West) 1031 cases, Federal Republic of Germany (East) 1046 cases, Denmark 1000 cases, France 1070 cases, Greece 1005 cases, Ireland 1048 cases, Italy 1074 cases, Luxembourg 509 cases, Netherlands 980 cases, Portugal 1000 cases, Spain 1000 cases, United Kingdom 1059 cases, Northern Ireland 306 cases. Further questions of this study on the topic employment are contained in study No. 2033. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-34) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 1544, 1712-1715, 1750-1753 as well as 1960-1962. A cumulated data set of Eurobarometers (1970-2002) with selected trend questions is archived under ZA Study No. 3521.
Number of Units: 13149
Number of Variables: 322
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata

Publications

Publications
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 35: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1991.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Consumer Behaviour in the internal Market - An Interim Report from Eurobarometer 35. Brussels, July 1991.
  • Commission of the European Communities and the International Union of Public Transport (UITP): European Attitudes towards Urban Traffic Problems and Public Transport. Brussels, July 1991.
  • Internationaler Verband für Öffentliches Verkehrswesen (UITP), im Auftrag der UITP und der Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften: Einschätzungen zur Mobilität in Europa. Brüssel, Januar 1992.
  • Commission of the European Communities: Opinions of Europeans on Biotechnology in 1991. Brussels, July 1991 (also available in French)
Relevant full texts
from SSOAR (automatically assigned)

Groups

Research Data Centre
Groups
  •  EB - Standard and Special Eurobarometer
    Since the early nineteen seventies the European Commission´s “Standard and Special Eurobarometer” are regularly monitoring the public opinion in the European Union member countries at times. Interviews are conducted face-to-face, in each spring and each autumn, at all times based on new samples with a size 1000 respondents per country. Separate samples are drawn for Northern Ireland and East Germany. After the EU enlargement in 2004, remaining and new Candidate Countries are also regularly included in selected surveys. The Standard Eurobarometer modules ask for attitudes towards European unification, institutions and policies, complemented by measurements for general socio-political orientations, as well as by respondent and household demographics. Intermittently special Eurobarometer modules extensively address topics, such as environment, science and technology, health or family issues, social or ethnic exclusion, quality of life etc. The “European Communities Studies” 1970-1973 can be considered forerunner studies, as well the “Attitudes towards Europe” from 1962.