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ZA4816: Flash Eurobarometer 238 (Europeans’ Attitudes Towards Animal Cloning)

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission (2008): Flash Eurobarometer 238 (Europeans’ Attitudes Towards Animal Cloning). The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA4816 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4816
Study No.ZA4816
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 238 (Europeans’ Attitudes Towards Animal Cloning)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4816 (Publication Year 2008)
Date of Collection07.03.2008 - 07.07.2008
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Papacostas, Antonis - European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector

Content

AbstractAttitudes towards animal cloning. Topics: awareness of the term ´animal cloning´; knowledge test on animal cloning: cloned animals are an identical copy of the source animals, animal cloning involves genetic modification; attitude towards the following statements on animal cloning: is morally wrong, might lead to human cloning, causes unnecessary pain, long term effects on nature are unknown, decreases genetic diversity within livestock populations; justification of animal cloning with regard to selected purposes: improve disease robustness, preserve rare animal breeds, food production; attitude towards the following statements on cloning animals for food production purposes: necessary to apply for the benefit of European food industry, unknown long-term health and safety effects, morally not acceptable, lowers cost for consumers, ethically unacceptable; most important benefits to justify animal cloning for food production; most trustworthy sources of information on the use of cloned animals for human consumption; likeliness to buy food products from cloned animals if rated safe; likeliness to buy food products from animals where one parent was a clone; importance of labelling food products from offspring of cloned animals; assessment of benefit from cloning for food production for: consumers, farmers, food industry. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; interviewer ID; language of the interview; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; type of phone line; region; weighting factor.
Topics Topics
  • 17.3 Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • 18.1 Biotechnology

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Greece (GR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
UniversePopulation aged 15 years and above
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview) Face-to-face interview
Data CollectorGALLUP EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium; FOCUS AGENCY, Prague, Czech Republic; HERMELIN, Copenhagen, Denmark; IFAK, Taunusstein, Germany; SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estonia; METRON ANALYSIS, Athens, Greece; GALLUP SPAIN, Spain; EFFICIENCE3, Reims, France; GALLUP UK, London, United Kingdom; CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus; DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy; LATVIAN FACTS, Latvia; BALTIC SURVEY, Vilnius, Lithuania; GALLUP EUROPE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; GALLUP HUNGARY, Budapest, Hungary; MISCO, Valletta, Malta; TELDER, Al Leusten, Netherlands; SPECTRA, Linz, Austria; GALLUP POLAND, Warsaw, Poland; CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal; VALICON, Ljubljana, Slovenia; FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia; HERMELIN, Norrköping, Sweden; HERMELIN, Pori, Finland VITOSHA, Sofia, Bulgaria; GALLUP ROMANIA, Bucharest, Romania The Gallup Organisation, Brussels (international co-ordination)
Date of Collection
  • 07.03.2008 - 07.07.2008

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4816 (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
none
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 25607
Number of Variables: 68
Analysis System(s): SPSS

Publications

Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: European`s attitudes towards animal cloning. Analytic Report. Brussels: European Commission October 2008 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_238_en.pdf
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from SSOAR (automatically assigned)

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.
  • Flash Eurobarometer - Natural environment issues (resources, biodiversity, etc.)