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Eurobarometer 67.3 (May-Jun 2007)

Version
2.1.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Other Title
  • Health Care Service, Undeclared Work, EU Relations with its Neighbour Countries, and Development Aid (Subtitle)
Publication Date
2012-07-02
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic TNS GALLUP DK, Copenhagen, Denmark TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain TNS Sofre (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Work and Industry
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Labour and employment
    • Working conditions
    • Social behaviour and attitudes
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • International politics and organisation
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    General health care services and long-term care for elderly people. Undeclared work. EU relations with neighbouring countries. EU development aid. Attitude towards the design of the euro. Topics: 1. General health care services and long-term care for elderly people (only in EU27, HR, TR): limited activities due to physical or mental handicap in the last six months; significant permanent difficulty with regard to doing selected activities; assessment of the quality of the following health care services in the own country: hospitals, dental care, medical or surgical specialists, family doctors or general practitioners, care services for dependent people, nursing homes; availability and accessibility of the aforementioned services; affordability of the aforementioned services; no use of the aforementioned services due to lack of access or availability or due to costs; best options for elderly parents who can no longer live alone; attitude towards the following statements on the care of elderly: public authorities should provide appropriate services, general insurance scheme to finance care, use proceeds from sale or borrowing own house or flat to finance care, obligation of children to pay for parents, obligation of close relatives to care, income for people who care for relatives, possibility of support from professional carers on special occasions; personal experience with long-term care in the last ten years; appropriateness of long-term care; kind of personal involvement; place of residence of person in need; payments for care of own parents; percentage of household income already paid or expected to be paid for parents’ care; already given up work or expected to do so to care for parents; expectation to become dependent oneself; concern about becoming dependent; expected appropriateness of help; expected and preferred way of help; most likely source of payment for personal care; reasons for not receiving appropriate help; recommended frequency of medical check-ups and personal frequency; applicability of the following characteristics to the respondent: smoker, overweight, no exercise, unhealthy food, too much alcohol, living in noisy environment, heavily polluted environment, stress at work, stress in personal relations; assumed extension of life expectancy by avoiding some of the aforementioned criteria; assumed personal life expectancy; discussions with selected kinds of people about personal care preferences: partner, children, parents, other relatives, family doctor or general practitioner, social worker or care provider; personal measures already taken or planning to take: save money or take out insurance, adapt own home or move to a suitable home, visit care institutions or professional carers, speak to doctor or social services, speak to partner or other close persons; attitude towards the following statements on the care of dependent elderly people: have to rely too much on relatives, professional care at home is available at affordable cost, institutions offer insufficient standards of care, professional care staff is doing excellent job, many dependent people become victims of abuse; assessment of the extent of care deficiency with regard to elderly people in the own country; assessment of the risk for elderly people in the own country to become exposed to: poor living conditions, insufficient attention to physical needs, inadequate care, psychological abuse, abuse of property, physical abuse, sexual abuse; most likely kind of person to carry out poor treatment; most important ways with regard to prevent neglect; number of own children; child who lives nearest to respondent and distance; age of mother and father; place of residence of mother and father. 2. Undeclared work (only in EU27): estimated share of the population in the own country doing undeclared work; acquaintance doing undeclared work; estimated risk of detection; sanctions to be expected; most likely gender to carry out undeclared work; most likely groups of persons to carry out undeclared work: unemployed, self-employed, pensioners, full-time employees, part-time employees, students, illegal immigrants; general reasons for doing undeclared work; service or goods acquired in the last twelve months assumed to be undeclared; kind of acquired services or goods; value of the most important acquired service or good coming from undeclared work in the last twelve months; seller of good or service; reasons for buying undeclared; assumed purchase of good or service if only available on regular market; income payment cash-in-hand in the last twelve months; reason for payment: part of remuneration for regular work, over-time; percentage of yearly income received this way; attitude towards receiving part of salary undeclared; experienced consequences from undeclared work; personally done undeclared work in the last twelve months; kind of works done; frequency of doing most significant undeclared job; number of weeks in the last twelve months doing this job; average hours per week spent on this work; kind of remuneration; average payment per hour; total payment; respondents who received payment in kind were asked: correspondent value for work per hour in euro, reasons for acceptance of payment in kind, purchase of received good or service if only available on regular market; kind of target person: friends, relatives, neighbours, other private persons or households, businesses; personal reasons for doing undeclared work; experienced consequences from undeclared work; attitude towards the following activities: reception of welfare payments without entitlement, use of public transport without valid ticket, undeclared work of private person in private household, undeclared work of firm in private household, undeclared work of firm for other firm, undeclared work of private person for firm, tax evasion. 3. EU relations with neighbouring countries (only in EU27): naming of five countries to join the EU in the near future; knowledge test on neighbour countries of the EU; awareness of the European Neighbourhood Policy; importance of developing specific relationships with neighbouring countries without accession prospect regarding selected issues: immigration, environment and energy, democracy, organized crime and terrorism, economic development, education and training; attitude towards the following statements on EU neighbouring countries: share EU values, EU support will reduce risk of war and conflicts in Europe, EU will promote democracy, cooperation will reduce illegal immigration into the EU, EU should reduce relations to countries that are not willing to cooperate, promoting reforms endangers peace and stability, majority of those countries is willing to reform; attitude towards selected statements on EU neighbouring countries: EU help will ensure EU’s prosperity, help will be expensive to EU, help will enable own companies to expand into new markets, easier access to EU markets should be given to these countries; attitude towards financial help with regard to solving internal conflicts in neighbour countries; self-rated interest in neighbouring country affairs; assessment of the EU relations with neighbouring countries. 4. EU development aid (only in NMS12): awareness of EU development aid to developing countries; estimated amount in euro per European citizen spent by the EU in 2006 on development aid; efficacy of development aid provided by: member states separately, EU; most important donors: USA, EU, Japan, China, Russia; most important priorities for EU development aid; awareness of campaigns relating to EU development aid for countries outside the European Union since own country’s accession to the EU; most important sources of information on development aid; trust in information provided by: NGOs, journalists, national government, developing countries’ governments, European Commission, United Nations, friends and family. 5. Attitude towards the design of the euro (only in Eurozone13): equal design of euro coins in every country; identification of genuine euro coin sides; identification of special coins; mistaken acceptance of fake coins and non-euro coins or coin-like objects; difficulty to distinguish and handle specific coins; attitude towards the coins having different national sides and reasons for that; attitude towards the following statements on the design of euro coins: euro-area countries should be allowed to introduce new national sides as often as they wish, coins should have two common European sides. Demography: nationality; occupation; professional position; sector of current occupation; number of companies’ employees in own country; monthly income; average working hours per week; left-right self-placement; marital status; age at end of education; sex; age; type of community; household composition and household size; country of birth; parents’ country of birth; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; possession of durable goods (entertainment electronics, internet connection, possession of a car, a flat/a house have finished paying for or still paying for). Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; number of persons present during the interview; respondent cooperation; size of locality; region; interviewer ID; language of the interview (only in BE, LU, ES, FI, ES, LT, MT, TR); weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-21
    Belgium
  • 2007-05-28 / 2007-06-27
    Denmark
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-21
    Germany
  • 2007-05-26 / 2007-06-20
    Greece
  • 2007-05-29 / 2007-06-26
    Spain
  • 2007-05-29 / 2007-06-20
    Finland
  • 2007-05-28 / 2007-06-26
    France
  • 2007-05-28 / 2007-06-27
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 2007-05-30 / 2007-06-27
    Italy
  • 2007-05-28 / 2007-06-25
    Luxembourg
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-25
    Netherlands
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06
    Austria
  • 2007-06-02 / 2007-06-27
    Portugal
  • 2007-05-31 / 2007-06-25
    Sweden
  • 2007-05-26 / 2007-06-18
    Great Britain
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-18
    Northern Ireland
  • 2007-05-27 / 2007-06-21
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2007-05-26 / 2007-06-21
    Czech Republic
  • 2007-06-03 / 2007-06-26
    Estonia
  • 2007-05-31 / 2007-06-24
    Hungary
  • 2007-06-01 / 2007-06-27
    Latvia
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-20
    Lithuania
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-22
    Malta
  • 2007-05-28 / 2007-06-25
    Poland
  • 2007-05-27 / 2007-06-13
    Slovakia
  • 2007-05-27 / 2007-06-25
    Slovenia
  • 2007-06-01 / 2007-06-14
    Bulgaria
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-20
    Romania
  • 2007-05-25 / 2007-06-22
    Turkey
  • 2007-05-26 / 2007-06-27
    Croatia
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • Great Britain (GB-GBN)
  • Northern Ireland (GB-NIR)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Turkey (TR)
  • Croatia (HR)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the Member States and aged 15 years and over. The survey has also been conducted in the two candidate countries (Croatia and Turkey). In these countries, the survey covers the national population of citizens and the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in these countries and have a sufficient command of the national languages to answer the questionnaire.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview Face-to-face interview: CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 28660
    Number of Variables: 700
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4561 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR21521.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10070
Publications
  • Jörg Dittmann: Deutsche zweifeln an Qualität und Erschwinglichkeit stationärer Pflege. Einstellungen zur Pflege in Deutschland und Europa. In: Informationsdienst Soziale Indikatoren (GESIS Publikation), Ausgabe 40, Juli 2008 (ISI 40), p. 1-6. http://www.gesis.org/forschung-lehre/gesis-publikationen/zeitschriften/isi/
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 286 / Wave 67.3: Citizens of the new EU Member States and Development Aid . Survey requested by Directorate General Development and coordinated by the Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, September 2007. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_286_en.pdf
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 284 / Wave 67.3: Undeclared Work in The European Union. Survey requested by Directorate General Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, and coordinated by the Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, October 2007. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_284_en.pdf
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 283 / Wave 67.3: Health and long-term care in the European Union. Survey requested by Directorate General Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, and coordinated by the Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, December 2007. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_283_en.pdf
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 287 / Wave 67.3: National sides of euro coins. Survey requested by Directorate General Economics and Finance, and coordinated by the Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, September 2007. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_287_en.pdf
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 285 / Wave 67.3: The EU´s relations with its neighbours. A survey of attitudes in the European Union. Survey requested by Directorate General External Relations and coordinated by the Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, September 2007. http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_285_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2012-08-13

Europäische Kommission (2012): Eurobarometer 67.3 (May-Jun 2007). Health Care Service, Undeclared Work, EU Relations with its Neighbour Countries, and Development Aid. Version: 2.1.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10985