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Flash Eurobarometer 238 (Europeans’ Attitudes Towards Animal Cloning)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2008
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • IFAK, Taunusstein, Germany (Data Collector)
  • SAAR POLL, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • METRON ANALYSIS, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP SPAIN, Spain (Data Collector)
  • EFFICIENCE3, Reims, France (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nikosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • DEMOSKOPEA, Rome, Italy (Data Collector)
  • LATVIAN FACTS, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • BALTIC SURVEY, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP EUROPE, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP HUNGARY, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TELDER, Al Leusten, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • SPECTRA, Linz, Austria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP POLAND, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • CONSULMARK, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • VALICON, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Norrköping, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • HERMELIN, Pori, FinlandVITOSHA, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • GALLUP ROMANIA, Bucharest, RomaniaThe Gallup Organisation, Brussels (international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
    • Biotechnology
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitudes towards animal cloning. Topics: awareness of the term ´animal cloning´; knowledge test on animal cloning: cloned animals are an identical copy of the source animals, animal cloning involves genetic modification; attitude towards the following statements on animal cloning: is morally wrong, might lead to human cloning, causes unnecessary pain, long term effects on nature are unknown, decreases genetic diversity within livestock populations; justification of animal cloning with regard to selected purposes: improve disease robustness, preserve rare animal breeds, food production; attitude towards the following statements on cloning animals for food production purposes: necessary to apply for the benefit of European food industry, unknown long-term health and safety effects, morally not acceptable, lowers cost for consumers, ethically unacceptable; most important benefits to justify animal cloning for food production; most trustworthy sources of information on the use of cloned animals for human consumption; likeliness to buy food products from cloned animals if rated safe; likeliness to buy food products from animals where one parent was a clone; importance of labelling food products from offspring of cloned animals; assessment of benefit from cloning for food production for: consumers, farmers, food industry. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; country; interviewer ID; language of the interview; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; type of phone line; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2008-03-07 / 2008-07-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • Greece (GR)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
Population aged 15 years and above
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Telephone interview: CATI
  • Telephone interviews were conducted in each country with the exception of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary Poland, Romania, and Slovakia where both telephone and face-to-face interviews were conducted (70% webCATI and 30% F2F interviews).
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 25607
    Number of Variables: 68
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4816 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: European`s attitudes towards animal cloning. Analytic Report. Brussels: European Commission October 2008 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_238_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 89 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2008): Flash Eurobarometer 238 (Europeans’ Attitudes Towards Animal Cloning). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4816