Eurobarometer 73.3 (Mar-Apr 2010)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Other Title
  • National and European Identity, and Electromagnetic Fields and Health (Subtitle)
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication, Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP DK, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • TNS MRBI, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Italy (Data Collector)
  • Synovate, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS ILReS, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hungary, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO, Valletta, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • Österreichisches GALLUP, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Bucharest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • RM PLUS, Maribor, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • TNS AISA SK, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • TNS Opinion, Brussels (international co-ordination). (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Society, Culture
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Cultural and national identity
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Language and linguistics
  • Abstract

    Since the early 1970s the European Commission´s Standard & Special Eurobarometer are regularly monitoring the public opinion in the European Union member countries. Principal investigators are the Directorate-General Communication and on occasion other departments of the European Commission or the European Parliament. Over time, candidate and accession countries were included in the Standard Eurobarometer Series. Selected questions or modules may not have been surveyed in each sample. Please consult the basic questionnaire for more information on country filter instructions or other questionnaire routing filters. In this study the following modules are included: 1. National and European identity, 2. Public health: electromagnetic fields. Topics: 1. National and European identity: most important characteristics of a national identity and a European identity; personal importance of a European identity; national provenance of the respondent and his family; number of grandparents who were born in the country; types of personal connections with other countries; mother tongue; knowledge of other languages; intent to move to another country and preferred country (mobility); attachment to other countries; main reasons for attachment to other countries; level of attachment to the own city/ to the own region (split A), to the city/ to the region where the respondent lives (split B), to the country, and to the European Union; feeling of belonging to one of the majority groups or to one of the minority groups in the country, and assumed generally perception of people in the country; assumed reasons for this perception. 2. Public health / electromagnetic fields: extent of the effect on health through: quality of the air outdoors and indoors, quality of drinking water and of the water in lakes and rivers, noise, waste management, quality of food, chemicals, exposure to sun, housing conditions, mobile phone handsets, mobile phone masts, electrical equipment in the household, computers, high tension power lines; knowledge of sources of electromagnetic fields; concern about the health risks of electromagnetic fields; informed about the potential health risks of electromagnetic fields; satisfaction with the received information about health risks linked to electromagnetic fields; main sources of information; reasons for dissatisfaction with the received information; preferred main sources of information about electromagnetic fields; effectiveness of public authorities in protecting from health risks linked to electromagnetic fields; kinds of possible intervention by the European Union in protecting from health risks linked to electromagnetic fields. Demography: nationality; age; marital status and family situation; age at end of education; sex; occupation; type of community; household composition and household size; 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); financial difficulties during the last year; self-rated social position (scale); internet use (at home, at work, at school). Also encoded was: date of interview; interview; persons present during the interview; willingness to cooperate; interview language; city size; region; country; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-03-14 / 2010-04-01
  • 2010-03-15 / 2010-03-30
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-30
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-28
  • 2010-03-16 / 2010-03-29
  • 2010-03-15 / 2010-03-31
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-29
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-28
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-27
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-26
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-30
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-28
  • 2010-03-16 / 2010-03-29
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-30
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-28
    Great Britain
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-28
    Northern Ireland
  • 2010-03-13 / 2010-03-29
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2010-03-13 / 2010-03-28
    Czech Republic
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-29
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-28
  • 2010-03-13 / 2010-03-29
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-25
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-28
  • 2010-03-13 / 2010-03-29
  • 2010-03-13 / 2010-03-28
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-29
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-21
  • 2010-03-12 / 2010-03-23
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)
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
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Proportionate Stratified Multistage Sample
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interview) was used in those countries where this technique was available
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 26602
    Number of Variables: 613
Data for question module QA on ´Consumer Empowerment´ are only available as a separate dataset (ZA5236) which merges responses to identical questions plus demographics from Eurobarometer surveys 73.2 and 73.3. This module was surveyed in EU27 plus ICELAND and NORWAY.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5233 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR30161.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10709
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10114
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 347 / Wave 73.3: Electromagnetic Fields. survey was requested by the Directorate General for Health and Consumer Affairs and coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (“Research and Speechwriting" Unit). Brussels, June 2010.
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 346 / Wave 73.3: New Europeans. Survey requested by the Directorate General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, and coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (“Research and Speechwriting" Unit). Brussels, April 2011.
  • Peter Ekamper and Jeannette Schoorl: DEMONET (Demography Network of the European Observatory on the Social Situation and Demography), Research Note: International connectedness in the European Union. Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Hague, October 2010.

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