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Eurobarometer 37.0+37.1 (Mar-May 1992)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften
Other Title
  • European Drug Prevention Program (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels; DG X - Information Communication Culture Surveys Research Analyses (Researcher)
  • MARKETING UNIT, Bruessel (Data Collector)
  • GFK DANMARK, Kopenhagen (Data Collector)
  • SAMPLE INSTITUT, Moelln (Data Collector)
  • KEME, Athen (Data Collector)
  • PRAGMA, Rom (Data Collector)
  • ICP/Research, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • TMO Consultants, Paris (Data Collector)
  • Lansdowne Market Research, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • IRLES, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • NIPO, Amsterdam (Data Collector)
  • NORMA, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • MAI, London (Data Collector)
  • ULSTER MARKETING SERVICES, Nordirland (Data Collector)
  • NORGES MARKEDSDATA, OsloINRA EUROPE, Brussels (Fieldwork co-ordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
  • Abstract

    Use of alcohol and experience with drugs. Topics: Weekly use of alcohol; age at first use of alcohol; detailed information on knowledge, accessibility and danger of individual illegal drugs; assessment of frequency of use of these drugs in public or private places; age at first access to illegal drugs; current possibilities of access; sources of obtaining drugs; classification of the drug problem as social, health, moral, criminal or economic problem; most important measures and most important consequences of use of drugs; possible measures to mitigate the drug prolem; major reasons leading to alcohol abuse and reasons leading to abuse of drugs. Demography: self-classification on a left-right continuum; union membership; marital status; age at end of education; sex; age; size of household; number of children in household; possession of durable economic goods; occupational position; weekly number of working hours; employment in the civil service or private enterprise (company sector); person managing household; position in household; occupation of head of household; self-assessment of social class; residential status; degree of urbanization; religiousness; monthly household income; city size; region. Indices: opinion leadership (cognitive mobility); postmaterialism; status in profession; media usage.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1992-03-23 / 1992-05-09
  • 1992-03-20 / 1992-05-07
  • 1992-03-21 / 1992-05-09
  • 1992-03-23 / 1992-05-19
  • 1992-03-18 / 1992-05-08
  • 1992-03-18 / 1992-05-04
  • 1992-03-21 / 1992-05-12
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 1992-03-24 / 1992-05-13
  • 1992-03-18 / 1992-05-18
  • 1992-03-21 / 1992-05-10
  • 1992-03-24 / 1992-05-12
  • 1992-03-18 / 1992-05-07
    Great Britain
  • 1992-03-19 / 1992-05-11
    Northern Ireland
  • 1992-03-21 / 1992-04-10
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Norway (NO)
Sampled Universe
Persons 15 years old and older.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage stratified random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 27077
    Number of Variables: 168
The data set contains the data collected in Eurobarometers 37.0 (ZA Study No. 2141) and 37.1 (ZA Study No. 2241) on the topic alcohol and drugs. The 27077 cases of the data set are distributed among the individual countries as follows: Belgium 2053 cases, Federal Republic of Germany (West) 2073 cases, Federal Republic of Germany (East) 2170 cases, Denmark 2000 cases, France 2008 cases, Greece 2000 cases, Ireland 2001 cases, Italy 2089 cases, Luxembourg 994 cases, Netherlands 2004 cases, Norway 1000 cases, Portugal 2000 cases, Spain 2000 cases, United Kingdom 2078 cases, Northern Ireland 607 cases. Earlier Eurobarometers (2-36) are archived under ZA Study Nos. 0986-0995, 1036-1039, 1206-1209, 1318-1321, 1541-1544, 1712-1715, 1750-1753, 1960-1962, 2031-2033 as well as 2081. A cumulated data set of the Eurobarometers (1970-2002) is archived under ZA Study No. 3521. This dataset merges the responses to identical questions on the topics ´drugs´ and ´alcohol´ plus a set of relevant demographics from the Eurobarometer surveys 37.0 and 37.1. The original question wording is available in the framework of the 37.0 or 37.1 questionnaires.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2243 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR09956.v1 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.2243
  • Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (Hrsg.): Eurobarometer 37: Die öffentliche Meinung in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Brüssel: Selbstverlag 1992.
  • Commission of the European Communities: European Week for Drug Abuse Prevention. Brussels, November 1992 (also available in French).

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2012-08-09

Kommission der Europäischen Gemeinschaften (2012): Eurobarometer 37.0+37.1 (Mar-May 1992). European Drug Prevention Program. Version: 1.1.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.