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ZA5780: Flash Eurobarometer 345 (Accessibility)

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Citation Citation    European Commission (2013): Flash Eurobarometer 345 (Accessibility). TNS Political & Social [producer]. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5780 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11622
Study No.ZA5780
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 345 (Accessibility)
Current Version1.0.0, 2013-4-29, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11622
Date of Collection15.03.2012 - 17.03.2012
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´

Content

AbstractAccessibility of goods and services for disabled people. Topics: illness or longstanding health problem of respondent or other household member; limited activities due to handicap in the last six months; attitude towards full participation of people with disabilities in society; attitude towards barriers to accessibility hindering disabled people in social participation; impact of the improvement of accessibility of goods and services on: people with disabilities and elderly people, disabled and elderly and other people (e.g. pregnant women, travellers with luggage, etc.), opportunities for industry; experienced difficulties with regard to: taking means of transportation, entering into a building or an open public space, using a sidewalk or cross the street, using devices of telecommunication, buying required products or services, voting in elections, using official authority websites, using commercial websites; assumed impact of common rules on accessibility in the EU on operating of companies in other EU countries; willingness to buy or pay more for better designed products; attitude towards selected statements on the improvement of accessibility: existing rules in the own country ensure sufficient access to goods and services, common European solutions would enable disabled people to travel and live in other EU countries, public authorities should ensure accessibility of provided goods and services, higher investment in eliminating physical obstacles, manufacturers and service providers should be required to ensure accessibility of sold goods and services, possibility to seek judicial sanctions against manufacturers and service providers who do not comply with binding measures to improve accessibility. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; language of the interview; type of phone line; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Medicine
  • Society, Culture
Topics Topics
  • 13 Social stratification and groupings
  • 13.9 Social exclusion
  • 7.8 Specific diseases and medical conditions
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
UniversePopulation of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the 27 Member States and aged 15 years and over. The survey covers the national population of citizens (in these countries) as well as the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in these countries and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data CollectorTNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium; TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria; TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic; TNS GALLUP, Copenhagen, Denmark; TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany; TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia; TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece; TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain; TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France; IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland; TNS Infratest, Milan, Italy; CYMAR, Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus; TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia; TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania; TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Luxembourg; TNS Hoffmann, Budapest, Hungary; MISCO International, Mriehel, Malta; TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands; TNS Austria, Vienna, Austria; TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland; TNS EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal; TNS CSOP, Budapest, Romania; RM PLUS, Maribor, Slovenia; TNS AISA Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia; TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland; TNS SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden; TNS UK, London, United Kingdom; TNS Political & Social (international coordination)
Date of Collection
  • 15.03.2012 - 17.03.2012

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2013-4-29 Archive Release https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11622
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 25516
Number of Variables: 178
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata

Publications

Publications
  • European Commission; TNS Political & Social: Accessibility. Brussels: March 2012 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_345_en.pdf
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Groups

Research Data Centre
Groups
  •  EB - Flash Eurobarometer
    The Flash Eurobarometer were launched by the European Commission in the late eighties, turning out a Monthly Monitor between in 1994 and 1995. These “small scale” surveys are conducted in all EU member states at times, occasionally reducing or enlarging the scope of countries as a function of specific topics. The typical sample size is 500-1000 respondents per country and interviews are usually conducted by phone in the respective national language. The Flash Eurobarometer include series on special topics (Common Currency, EU Enlargement, Information Society, Entrepreneurship, Innovation) as well as special target group polls, particularly company managers with enterprise related topics.