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ZA3640: Eurobarometer 57.2 (Apr-Jun 2002)

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  • ZA3640_bq_en.pdf (Questionnaire) 309 KBytes
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  • ZA3640_q_fi-fi.pdf (Questionnaire) 599 KBytes
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  • ZA3640_q_lu-fr.pdf (Questionnaire) 618 KBytes
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  • ZA3640_cdb.pdf (Codebook) 2 MBytes
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Eurobarometer 57.2: Health Issues, Cross-Border Purchases, and National Identities
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation European Commission (2012): Eurobarometer 57.2 (Apr-Jun 2002). European Opinion Research Group (EORG), Brussels. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA3640 Data file Version 1.0.1,
Study No.ZA3640
TitleEurobarometer 57.2 (Apr-Jun 2002)
Other Titles
  • Health Issues, Cross-Border Purchases, and National Identities (Subtitle)
Current Version1.0.1, 2012-3-30,
Alternate IDs Alternate IDs
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR03543.v3, 2006-04-08
Date of Collection30.04.2002 - 10.06.2002
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls


AbstractThis Eurobarometer is focusing on health issues, cross-border purchases, and national identities. Topics: European Union (EU) respondents provided information on their health status, including whether they had long-standing illness that limited their work or daily activities. They also answered questions about the health care system in their countries and indicated how well health care was run, whether the government should spend more money on health care, and if they were willing to pay more taxes to contribute to health care. They were also asked how well they were getting by with their households´ income, who should pay for taking care of elderly parents, and who should decide what long-term care services an elderly person needs. Another major focus of the surveys was cross-border purchases. EU respondents were asked whether in the last 12 months they bought anything for private use in stores located in other European Union countries, and if so, how they bought the product and how much they paid for it. They were also asked whether the introduction of the euro and the possibility of buying online made them more interested in buying products or services from other EU countries, whether in the last 12 months they heard or saw an advertisement from another EU country, whether they would be more or less confident buying different products or services in another EU country, and what factors would affect their level of confidence. European Union citizens and residents of three European Union candidate countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland) described how close they felt to the inhabitants of the city/village/region where they lived, their national fellows, EU citizens and other European residents, Arabs, Turks, Russians, United States´ citizens, Gypsies, Jews, and others. They also selected from a list those things or feelings that were crucial to sense of belonging to their nation and to Europe. EU respondents were asked what the most important issues facing their countries were and what their governments should spend extra money on. Additionally, respondents indicated whether they were satisfied with their lives, and the state of the economy, laws, and public transport in their countries. Demography: Age, gender, nationality, marital status, left-right political self-placement, occupation, age at completion of education, household income, type and size of locality, and region.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Cultural and national identity
  • General health and well-being
  • Consumption and consumer behaviour
  • Health care services and policies
  • Social welfare systems/structures
Old Topics Old Topics
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 7.4 Health care and medical treatment
  • 17.3 Consumption/consumer behaviour


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)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Poland (PL)
UniverseAll respondents were aged 15 and over.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
A multi-stage sampling design was used for this Eurobarometer. In the first stage, primary sampling units (PSU) were selected from each of the administrative regions in every country (i.e., Statistical Office of the European Community, EUROSTAT regions or equivalent). PSU selection was systematic with probability proportional to population size, from sampling frames stratified by the degree of urbanization. In the next stage, a cluster of addresses was selected from each sampled PSU. Addresses were chosen systematically using standard random route procedures, beginning with an initial address selected at random. In each household, a respondent was selected, by a random procedure. Up to three recalls were made to obtain an interview with the selected respondent. No more than one interview was conducted in each household. Separate samples were drawn for Northern Ireland and East Germany.
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Face-to-face interviews in respondent`s homes in the appropriate national language.
Data CollectorINRA BELGIUM, Brüssel; GfK Danmark, Frederiksberg; INRA DEUTSCHLAND, Mölln; MARKET ANALYSIS, Athen; INRA ESPANA, Madrid; CSA-TMO, Paris; LANSDOWNE Market Research, Dublin; INRA Demoskopea, Rom; ILReS, Luxemburg; INTOMART, Hilversum, Niederlande; SPECTRA, Linz, Österreich; METRIS, Lissabon; MDC MARKETING RESEARCH Ltd, Espoo, Finnland; GfK SVERIGE, Lund, Schweden; MARTIN HAMBLIN LTD, London; ULSTER MARKETING SURVEYS, Northern Ireland; INRA PRAHA, Prag; INRA HUNGARY, Budapest; IQS and QUANT Group, Warschau; European Opinion Research Group (EORG), Brüssel (international cooperation, Consortium made out of INRA and GfK Worldwide)
Date of Collection
  • 30.04.2002 - 30.05.2002 (Belgium)
  • 30.04.2002 - 10.06.2002 (Denmark)
  • 02.05.2002 - 24.05.2002 (Germany)
  • 11.05.2002 - 09.06.2002 (Greece)
  • 06.05.2002 - 27.05.2002 (Spain)
  • 08.05.2002 - 27.05.2002 (France)
  • 01.05.2002 - 10.06.2002 (Ireland (Republic))
  • 01.05.2002 - 04.06.2002 (Italy)
  • 04.05.2002 - 08.06.2002 (Luxembourg)
  • 08.05.2002 - 10.06.2002 (Netherlands)
  • 03.05.2002 - 04.06.2002 (Portugal)
  • 30.05.2002 - 30.05.2002 (Great Britain)
  • 06.05.2002 - 24.05.2002 (Northern Ireland)
  • 02.05.2002 - 23.05.2002 (Austria)
  • 01.05.2002 - 10.06.2002 (Sweden)
  • 06.05.2002 - 04.06.2002 (Finland)
  • 16.05.2002 - 31.05.2002 (Czech Republic)
  • 10.05.2002 - 23.05.2002 (Hungary)
  • 20.05.2002 - 30.05.2002 (Poland)

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.1 (current version)2012-3-30 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
2016-4-21v316: P7 REGION I - SWEDEN Variable documentation error: REGION I for SWEDEN does not represent NUTS 2 level, but is based on six historical provinces and large city areas.
Version changes
Changes between version 1.0.1 and it's previous version
DateSubjectDescriptionCorrection Description
2011-7-1ISOCNTRYalphanumeric country id variable2011-7-1variable added
2011-7-1VERSIONdataset version id variable2011-7-1variable added

Further Remarks

NotesThe regular sample size (in the sense of completed interviews) is 1000 respondents per country, except the United Kingdom with separate samples for Great Britain (1000) and Northern Ireland (300), Luxembourg (600) and Germany with separate samples for the Eastern and the Western part (1000 each). Effective number of realised interviews in this round: France 1007, Belgium 1049, Netherlands 1014, Germany-West 1023, Germany-East 1016, Italy 1002, Luxembourg 600, Denmark 1001, Ireland 991, Great Britain 1038, Northern Ireland 314, Greece 1002, Spain 1000, Portugal 1000, Finland 1005, Sweden 1000, Austria 1018, Czech Republic 1013, Hungary 1027, Poland 1000. No standard trend questions except for "national identity" and demographics. Eurobarometer 57.2 includes data on "National and European Identities" (Q.25 to Q.27) plus demographics for the candidate countries Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. Data for questions Q.28 to Q.35 (Youth attitudes on drugs) are only available separately in the framework of Eurobarometer 57.2OVR including an OVeRsample of young respondents aged 15 to 24.
Number of Units: 19120
Number of Variables: 343
Data Type: -
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • The European Opinion Research Group EEIG and EOS Gallup Europe: Views on business-to-consumer cross-border trade. Report for the Health and Consumer Protection Directorate-General and Enterprise Directorate-General. Managed and organised by: Press and Communication Directorate-General Public Opinion Analysis Unit. Brussels 2002.
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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.