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AVQ - Aspects of Daily Life
The survey Aspects of Daily Life , which is part of an integrated system of social surveys – Multiscopo ISTAT – reveals the basic information relating to the daily lives of individuals and families. Since 1993, the survey is conducted annually and the information gathered provides insight into the habits of citizens and the problems they face every day.
The main topics of the survey are:
- Physical activity at school;
- The organization of daily movements;
- The use of and the degree of satisfaction with social welfare services and health care;
- Leisure time;
- Family life and relations of friendship;
- The characteristics of the household and the characteristics of the area where you live;
- Health conditions and styles of food;
- Social and political participation;
- The use of new technologies;
- The use of the major utilities and the degree of satisfaction with them.
In order to optimize the time of use of the dataset (exclusively distributed from ISTAT for not member users), UniData offers a service of convertion from ASCII format to the main statistical software format (SPSS, Stata, R or SAS). For detailed information visit the Services for Istat Data page.
Geographical Unit: size community
Analysis Unit: individual, family
Universe: whole italian population
Sample Procedure: about 50.000 individuals and 20.000 families. Two-stage stratified random sample
Weight: Weight used. Please read the documentation for any details
Collection Mode: face to face interview, self-administered questionnaire
Collection Size: UniData supplies: 2 datasets in SPSS format (file ISTAT A: regional code and geographic division; file ISTAT B: geographic division and municipality width); 1 questionnaire in PDF format (ita); 1 methodological notes and 1 codebook in PDF format (ita) (5 file)
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Data Use Restriction:
Data are available only for members of UniData. Data are released only for scientific purpose. User agrees not to redistribute data to the third party, even in partial form, and to quote the data source in all publications using the information showed later. Other users will need to directly contact Istat.
Source Contact: Contact Centre
ISTAT. (2011) Multiscopo ISTAT – Aspects of Daily Life. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SN109. Data file release 1.0
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