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Private Environmental Protection 1987

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • EMNID, Bielefeld
Publication Date
1989
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to environmental protection and personal willingness to take measures for environmental protection. Topics: political areas with currently the greatest problems. Size class of car used; self-assessment of extent to which informed about tax support for low-emission cars; interest in equipping personal car with a catalytic converter; consideration of tax advantages and additional costs of installation of a catalytic converter; frequency of freeway use; attitude to a speed limit of 100 kilometers per hour, also as contribution to saving forests; attitude to foregoing Sunday drives as well as to a general prohibition of car driving on Sundays once each month or quarter; perceived alternatives to car driving; local means of passenger transport with greatest significance for the future. Most important aspects in purchase of food and beverages; most important demands of food packaging; sensitivity to products free from harmful substances; influence of a government stamp of quality for environmentally friendly products on one´s own purchase decision; willingness to pay higher prices for environmentally friendly products. Reading about threats to the environment; adequate measures of the Federal Government for environmental protection; estimate of the proportion of the population that voluntarily concerns itself with environmental protection; assumed increase or decrease in this part of the population; personal contribution to environmental protection or preference for solution on the part of government; expected development of environmental quality in the future; personal impairment from harmful substances in the environment; long-term radiation burden from the reactor accident in Chernobyl; perceived personal radiation burden from this accident; importance of selected environmental protection measures, from animal protection to garbage disposal to protection of ground water (scale); areas of environmental protection in which special problems are expected and in which there was progress in the last few years; designation of the areas in which one would accept higher prices, fees or taxes for improvement in environmental quality; personal participation in recycling or collection of waste paper, textiles, used glass, aluminium and used iron; importance and personal difficulties in the separate disposal of selected domestic trash; preference for the use of collection centers or collection of this trash at home. Attitude to energy saving in the household (scale); interest in information on measures to save energy in the household; perceived personal opportunities to save energy; personal measures to save energy in the last 10 years; major obstacles in conducting measures to save energy; certain water supply or perceived supply problems in the future; importance of conservation in use of water. Party preference (Sunday question) and behavior at the polls in the last Federal Parliament election; employment in the civil service. Also encoded were: ZIP (postal) code and Identification of interviewer.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-10 / 1987-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
The German residential population 14 years old and older
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1002
    Number of Variables: 367
Note
The study is part of an omnibus survey.
Availability
Delivery
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1721 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

EMNID, Bielefeld (1989): Privater Umweltschutz 1987. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.1721