Eurobarometer 57.2OVR (Apr-Jun 2002)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Other Title
  • Attitudes and Opinions of Young People in the European Union on Drugs (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls (Researcher)
  • INRA BELGIUM, Brüssel (Data Collector)
  • GfK Danmark, Frederiksberg (Data Collector)
  • INRA DEUTSCHLAND, Mölln (Data Collector)
  • MARKET ANALYSIS, Athen (Data Collector)
  • INRA ESPANA, Madrid (Data Collector)
  • CSA-TMO, Paris (Data Collector)
  • LANSDOWNE Market Research, Dublin (Data Collector)
  • INRA Demoskopea, Rom (Data Collector)
  • ILReS, Luxemburg (Data Collector)
  • INTOMART, Hilversum, Niederlande (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Österreich (Data Collector)
  • METRIS, Lissabon (Data Collector)
  • MDC MARKETING RESEARCH Ltd, Espoo, Finnland (Data Collector)
  • GfK SVERIGE, Lund, Schweden (Data Collector)
  • MARTIN HAMBLIN LTD, London (Data Collector)
  • ULSTER MARKETING SURVEYS, Northern Ireland (Data Collector)
  • European Opinion Research Group (EORG),Brüssel (internationale Kooperation, Consortium made out of INRA and GfK Worldwide) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Drug abuse, alcohol and smoking
  • Abstract

    This Eurobarometer is focusing on youth attitudes toward drugs. During the fieldwork for Eurobarometer 57.2 (see Eurobarometer 57.2: Health Issues, Cross-Border Purchases, and National Identities, April-June 2002 [ZA3640]), an oversample of young respondents, aged 15-24, was added to the basic sample, in order to obtain a total of at least 450 young respondents per country. Topics: An additional set of questions was administered to these young respondents eliciting responses on why people experiment with drugs, the main reasons why some people find it hard to stop using drugs, the consequences drug use may cause, the most effective ways of tackling drug-related problems, and the most dangerous drugs. They were also asked who they would turn to if they wanted to know more about drugs, whether it was easy to get drugs, whether people should be punished for using drugs, whether there should be drug testing at school or work, whether they had tried drugs or knew somebody who had, and whether they smoked cigarettes and drank alcohol. Demography: Age, gender, nationality, marital status, left-right political self-placement, occupation, age at completion of education, household income, type and size of locality, and region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-04-30 / 2002-05-30
  • 2002-04-30 / 2002-06-10
  • 2002-05-02 / 2002-05-24
  • 2002-05-11 / 2002-06-09
  • 2002-05-06 / 2002-05-27
  • 2002-05-08 / 2002-05-27
  • 2002-05-01 / 2002-06-10
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 2002-05-01 / 2002-06-04
  • 2002-05-04 / 2002-06-08
  • 2002-05-08 / 2002-06-10
  • 2002-05-03 / 2002-06-04
  • 2002-05-30 / 2002-05-30
    Great Britain
  • 2002-05-06 / 2002-05-24
    Northern Ireland
  • 2002-05-02 / 2002-05-23
  • 2002-05-01 / 2002-06-10
  • 2002-05-06 / 2002-06-04
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)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Finland (FI)
Sampled Universe
All respondents were aged 15 to 24.
Sampling Procedure Comment: A multi-stage sampling design was used for this Eurobarometer. In the first stage, primary sampling units (PSU) were selected from each of the administrative regions in every country (i.e., Statistical Office of the European Community, EUROSTAT regions or equivalent). PSU selection was systematic with probability proportional to population size, from sampling frames stratified by the degree of urbanization. In the next stage, a cluster of addresses was selected from each sampled PSU. Addresses were chosen systematically using standard random route procedures, beginning with an initial address selected at random. In each household, a respondent was selected, by a random procedure. Up to three recalls were made to obtain an interview with the selected respondent. No more than one interview was conducted in each household. Separate samples were drawn for Northern Ireland and East-Germany.
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interviews with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7532
    Number of Variables: 233
Eurobarometer 57.2OVR consisted of the respondents aged 15-24 from the basic wave 57.2, complemented with an oversample of youngsters of the same age group. The purpose was to attend a total of at least 450 respondents, aged 15-24, per country. Effective number of realised interviews in this round: France 447, Belgium 456, Netherlands 453, Germany-West 539, Germany-East 474, Italy 450, Luxembourg 189, Denmark 454, Ireland 524, Great Britain 548, Northern Ireland 202, Greece 469, Spain 450, Portugal 457, Finland 402, Sweden 477, Austria 541.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3641 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR03545.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.3641
  • The European Opinion Research Group (EORG): Eurobarometer 57.2. Attitudes and Opinions of Young People in the European Union on Drugs. Report for the Directory-General for Justice and Home Affairs. Brussels October 2002.

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