Consumption and Dangers to the Environment

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Technology, Energy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
  • Abstract

    Perception of problems of environmental protection in the production of selected goods. Topics: Assessment of the health risk, safety deficiencies, water pollution, air pollution, noise pollution, garbage disposal, susceptibility to repair and waste of raw material in the production of selected goods; altogether 26 different products or product areas as well as problems were to be judged by the respondent, among others chemical products, foods, motor vehicles, industrial waste gases, atomic energy and consumer goods; assessment of importance of individual dangers; organization or group soonest in a position to minimize the critical side effects of production; perception of a discrepancy between the conduct of the population and their demands; preferred measures to increase environmental protection. Demography: age; sex; children up to 14 years old; marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; household income; household size; head of household; city size; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1979-01 / 1979-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Age: 14 and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample: on the First level ADM mastersample, on the second level quota sample according to sex, age and occupation.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 830
    Number of Variables: 259
The current data set is part of an omnibus survey.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1047 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22