Eurobarometer 74.3: The European Parliament, Internet Use, Information on Chemical Products and Rare Diseases (2010)

European Commission


Changelog (Source release):

Version 5.2.0 - 2013/04/30
* Archive edition (update as of 2013-04-30)

Changes in this version:
2013-4-30 V560, V565, V566, V575, V576 (REGION RECODED: BE, IT, ES) A coding error has been detected for the recoded country specific region variables (P7R - NUTS 1) in the case of Belgium, Italy and Spain. Until the publication of dataset updates, please refer to the corresponding NUTS 2 derivation variables or to the integrated NUTS variable in each of these cases.

2013-4-30 NUTS 1 variables V560, V565, V566, V575, V576 have been recoded correctly from the corresponding NUTS 2 derivation variables.

Version 5.1.0 - 2013/04/05
* Archive edition (update)

Changes in this version:
2013-4-3 V573 V600 REGION P7 GREECE Starting with Eurobarometer 62 the Northern and Southern Aegean Islands (Voreio Aigaio with NUTS2 code GR41 and Notio Aigaio with NUTS2 code GR42) as well as the Ionian Islands (Ionia Nisia with NUTS2 code GR22) are not covered. Documentation for code 4 in V573 and for NUTS1 code GR4 in V600 is not correct. The data only cover the island of Crete with NUTS2 code GR43. For Greece the NUTS variable V600 should be used with caution.

2013-4-5 Documentation corrected for V573 and Greece coded on NUTS2 level in variable V600 (skipping the codes for the Aegean and the Ionian Islands).

Version 5.0.0 - 2013/03822
* Archive edition

Version 4.0.0 - 2012/11/13
* Archive edition (embargo on QB1 to QB39 lifted)

Version 3.0.0 - 2012/02/07
* Archive pre-release (temporary embargo on QB1 to QB39)

Version 2.0.0 - 2011/09/22
* Archive pre-release (all embargos lifted)

Version 1.0.0 - 2011/06/30
* Archive pre-release



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The Eurobarometer survey is designed to provide regular monitoring of public social and political attitudes in the EU through specific trend questions. Therefore, the general aim of EB is to know the attitudes and evaluations of European citizens about large general themes. The questions concern to the European integration issues, but sometimes they regard also specific problem about single country or common problems of economic, political or social nature.

The arguments of Eurobarometer 74.3 are as follows:

  • The European Parliament: perception and preferences;
  • The European Parliament: energy supply;
  • Internet use and data privacy;
  • Labelling of chemical products;
  • Awareness of rare diseases

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - consumption/consumer behaviour
  • HEALTH - specific diseases and medical conditions
  • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION - information society
  • POLITICS - international politics and organisations
  • SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - information technology
  • Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

    Geographical Unit: size community

    Analysis Unit: individual

    Universe: whole population of 15 years old and older

    Sample Procedure: about 1.000 for each country. Multi-stage stratified random sample

    Weight: Weight used. Please read the documentation for any details

    Collection Mode: face to face interview, Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI)

    Collection Size: UniData supplies: 1 dataset in SPSS format; 1 questionnaire and 1 methodological notes and codebook file in PDF format (3 file)


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    Source Contact: Meinhard Moschner - GESIS

    European Commission. (2010) Eurobarometer 74.3: The European Parliament, Internet Use, Information on Chemical Products and Rare Diseases. TNS Opinion & Social [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI296. Data file release 5.2.0

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