Eurobarometer 82.2: quality of transport, cyber security, Value Added Tax and public health (2014)

European Commission


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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 82.2 are as follows:

  • quality of air, rail, road and sea or river transport in the EU;
  • Internet use habits, awareness of and worry about cyber crime;
  • public perception of Value Added Tax and cross-border purchase of goods or services in the EU single market;
  • public health: patient rights in the EU; blood, cell and tissue donations

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Topic Classification:

  • ECONOMICS - consumption/consumer behaviour
  • HEALTH - health care and medical treatment
  • INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION - information society
  • Nations: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, 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 national population of 15 years and older

    Sample Procedure: about 1.000 individuals 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 dataset in Stata format; 1 SPSS syntax for data missing; 2 questionnaires in PDF format (ita, eng); 1 methodological notes and codebook in PDF format (eng) (6 file)


    Methodological Notes and codebook (pdf):
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    Source Contact: Meinhard Moschner - GESIS

    European Commission. (2014) Eurobarometer 82.2: quality of transport, cyber security, Value Added Tax and public health. TNS Opinion [Producer]. GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences [Producer]. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SI344. Data file version 4.0

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    Module QB on ´Cyber Security´ largely replicates questions asked in the context of Eurobarometer 79.4.

    Category scheme for country specific protocol variables P6 (SIZE OF COMMUNITY) has changed considerably, except for Germany. Categories for all other countries have been harmonized among each other to three values (Rural area – Towns and suburbs / small urban area – Cities / large urban areas).

    Category scheme for country specific protocol variables P7 (REGION) have changed for some countries, in particular introducing NUTS categories for Ireland, Estonia and Croatia.

    Data for protocol variables p8 (postal code), p9 (sample point number) and p10 (interviewer number) have not been made available.