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Flash Eurobarometer 209 (Consumer Protection Cyprus, Wave 1-3)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2011-02-01
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • CYMAR, Nikosia, Zypern (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Patterns of Consumption
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Consumption/consumer behaviour
Description
  • Abstract

    Consumer rights in Cyprus. Topics: purchase of the following goods or services over the past two years: electronic or household appliance, consumer credit, package holiday, airline ticket, purchase via the internet or teleshopping, mobile phone company services; recent awareness of messages about consumer rights; topics of these messages; recent awareness of information about consumer rights regarding bank loans, holiday packages, or internet shopping; problems over the past two years with: telephone or mobile phone companies, shops selling electronic or household devices, banks or other credit providers, travel agencies, airlines, buying on the internet or teleshopping; source of the information on consumer rights; dealing with the aforementioned problem; satisfaction with information by information campaign; assessment of the information as: easy to understand, easy to remember, convincing; self-rated knowledge of consumer rights and interest in additional information regarding: malfunction of recently bought electronic or household devices, consumer credits, package holidays, delayed or cancelled flights, dislike of goods ordered via the internet or via teleshopping; first point of information in case of problems with products, services, or sellers; knowledge of selected institutions and organisations dealing with the protection of consumer rights and use of the provided services; most trustworthy sources of information on consumer rights; recommendation of Cyprus Consumer Association to friends; willingness to support an independent consumer association by paying an annual membership fee, or by giving a donation deductible from income taxes; interest in subscription to an independent consumer magazine; comparison of Cyprian consumer rights and protection with other EU countries; sellers in Cyprus respect consumer rights the same as in other EU countries; efficiency of the Cyprian justice in punishing misleading or cheating businesses. Demography: sex; age; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; type of community. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; wave; interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2007-04-21 / 2007-04-26
    1st wave
  • 2007-11-13 / 2007-11-17
    2nd wave
  • 2008-05-29 / 2008-06-02
    3rd wave
Geographic Coverage
  • Cyprus (CY)
Sampled Universe
Population aged between 25 and 45 years
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1504
    Number of Variables: 113
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5295 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Consumer Protection: Analytical Report for Cyprus Brussels: European Commission May 2007 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_209_cy.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2011-09-14

Europäische Kommission (2011): Flash Eurobarometer 209 (Consumer Protection Cyprus, Wave 1-3). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.10238