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ZA2937: Eurobarometer 47.2 (Apr-Jun 1997)

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Eurobarometer 47.2 (Apr-Jun 1997) Women and Cancer, the European Parliament and Expectations of the European Union
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission (2012): Eurobarometer 47.2 (Apr-Jun 1997). INRA, Brussels. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA2937 Data file Version 1.0.1,
Study No.ZA2937
TitleEurobarometer 47.2 (Apr-Jun 1997)
Other Titles
  • Women and Cancer, the European Parliament, and Expectations of the European Union (Subtitle)
  • Standard Eurobarometer 47 (Alternative Title)
Current Version1.0.1, 2012-7-1,
Alternate IDs Alternate IDs
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR02091.v1, 2003-04
Date of Collection20.04.1997 - 7.06.1997
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels; DG X - Information Communication Culture Public Opinion Surveys and Research Unit


AbstractEuropean civil rights and attitude to the EU. Health precautions among women. Topics: interest in politics; personal opinion leadership; judgement on the membership of the country in the EU; advantageousness of this membership; knowledge test of the civil rights made possible by the European Union such as freedom of movement beyond country borders in the search for work, in mobility, in elections, in the economic area or in training; knowledge about equalization of emergency telephone numbers in the EU; recently received information about rights and opportunities of an EU citizen and self-classification of extent to which informed; interest in further information and preferred sources of information; perception of the European Parliament in current media; importance of the European Parliament for Europe; more prestige for the European Parliament; trust in the European Commission, the national government, the European Parliament, the national parliament and the council of ministers; representation of citizen interests by the European Parliament; political areas which the European Parliament should devote more attention to; conduct given a hypothetical referendum on remaining or leaving the EU; necessity of progress in the areas of Common Market, agricultural policy, social policy, environmental policy, foreign policy, military policy, European currency, taxes, election of a European Government and European citizenship; classification of selected European political disputes according to their importance; most important concerns in connection with unification of Europe and classification of the probability of occurrence of these concerns. The following questions were also posed to women: thoughts of personal breast cancer; participation in medical check-ups in the last year and intended participation in the coming year; trust in medical check-ups; attitude to cancer check-ups and expected chances of healing or treating cancer (scale); regular participation in medical check-ups as guarantee of reduction in breast cancer; participation in medical check-ups on personal initiative or advice of doctor; most effective method of cancer check-up; interest in information on the topic of cancer; preferred source of information on cancer questions; cancer patients in one´s circle of friends. Demography: nationality; self-classification on a left-right continuum; marital status; age at conclusion of school education; sex; age; composition of household; professional position; head of household; occupation of head of household; religious affiliation; household income; possession of a telephone. Also encoded was: date of interview; time of start of interview; length of interview; number of persons present during interview; willingness of respondent to cooperate; city size.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Social behaviour and attitudes
  • Medication and treatment
  • Specific diseases, disorders and medical conditions
  • Language and linguistics
  • International politics and organisations
  • Political behaviour and attitudes
Old Topics Old Topics
  • 5.8 Social behaviour and attitudes
  • 7.4 Health care and medical treatment
  • 7.8 Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • 9.3 Language and linguistics
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 11.6 Government, political systems and organisation


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)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Finland (FI)
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 CollectorMarketing Unit-INRA, Bruessel; GFK Danmark, Kopenhagen; INRA Deutschland, Moelln; KEME, Athen; INRA ESPANA, Madrid; TMO, Paris; Lansdowne Market Research, Dublin; Ulster Marketing Surveys, Nordirland; PRAGMA, Rom; ILRES, Luxemburg; NIPO, Amsterdam; METRIS, Lissabon; RAS - INRA UK, London; TEMO AB, Solna, Schweden; MDC Marketing Research, Espoo, Finnland; SPECTRA, Linz, OEsterreich; INRA EUROPE, Bruessel (Internationale Koordination)
Date of Collection
  • 24.04.1997 - 30.05.1997 (Belgium)
  • 15.05.1997 - 7.06.1997 (Denmark)
  • 26.04.1997 - 27.05.1997 (Germany)
  • 5.05.1997 - 22.05.1997 (Greece)
  • 24.04.1997 - 8.05.1997 (Spain)
  • 29.04.1997 - 30.05.1997 (France)
  • 28.04.1997 - 28.05.1997 (Ireland (Republic))
  • 30.04.1997 - 27.05.1997 (Italy)
  • 20.04.1997 - 4.06.1997 (Luxembourg)
  • 2.05.1997 - 5.06.1997 (Netherlands)
  • 25.04.1997 - 28.05.1997 (Portugal)
  • 28.04.1997 - 24.05.1997 (Great Britain)
  • 30.04.1997 - 20.05.1997 (Northern Ireland)
  • 25.04.1997 - 28.05.1997 (Austria)
  • 25.04.1997 - 4.06.1997 (Sweden)
  • 1.05.1997 - 6.06.1997 (Finland)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.1 (current version)2012-7-1 Archive edition update
1.0.02010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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

NotesIn each country approx. 1000 interviewx were conducted, except in Northern Ireland (approx. 300) and Luxembourg (approx. 600). In the Federal Republic of Germany there are separate samples for East and West with approx. 1000 respondents each. Data for questions Q.9 to Q.32 asked to respondents aged 15 to 24 are only available separately in the framework of Eurobarometer 47.2OVR including an additional OVeRsample of young respondents.
Number of Units: 16201
Number of Variables: 343
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • Paoli, Pascal et al.: Second European Survey on Working Conditions (1996): Report published by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions. Dublin 1997.
  • European Commission: EUROBAROMETER 47. Public Opinion in the European Community. Brussels, October 1997.
  • INRA (Europe) pour la Commission Européenne: Les Européennes et le cancer. Bruxelles, juillet 1997.
  • INRA (Europe): Young Europeans (Eurobarometer 47.2). For EC Directorate General XXII Education, Training and Youth. Brussels, July 1997.
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Research Data Centre
  •  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.