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AVQ - Aspects of Daily Life
The Module on Use of Information and Communication Technology is part of the Aspects of daily life survey since 2005, and it is defined and harmonized by Eurostat in order to make a European comparative research. The survey concerns the use of information and communication technologies (ITC) in the Italian population.
The main topics of the survey are:
- possession of ITC and Internet access at home;
- the causes for the absence of the access to the Internet at home;
- frequency and place of use of personal computer;
- frequency and place of use of internet;
- internet activities;
- involvement in learning activities via internet (e-learning);
- interaction via Internet with sites of public institutions (e-government);
- internet use in order to contact health institution, medical people or to obtain health information (e-health);
- commerce and type of goods purchased online (e-commerce);
- security internet issues;
- Information technology skills level (e-skills).
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Keywords: technology, media
Geographical Unit: size community
Analysis Unit: individual, family
Universe: intera popolazione nazionale
Sample Procedure: about 48.000 individuals and 19.000 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: 1 datasets in SPSS format (file ISTAT B: geographic division and municipality width); 1 questionnaire in PDF format (ita); 1 PDF file with methodological notes and codebook in PDF format (ita) (3 file)
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Source Contact: Contact Centre
ISTAT. (2008) Multiscopo ISTAT – Aspects of daily life – Module on Use of Information and Communication Technology. UniData - Bicocca Data Archive, Milan. Study Number SN068. Data file version 1.0
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