Nuclear Energy and Environmental Consciousness 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Hochschule für Verkehrswesen
  • Zentralinstitut für Kernforschung Rossendorf
Publication Date
  • Hochschule fuer Verkehrswesen (Data Collector)
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Kernforschung Rossendorf (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Society, Culture
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • Natural resources and energy
    • Environmental degradation/pollution and protection
  • Abstract

    Use of nuclear energy and assessment of the dangers for the environment. Topics: goals in life and value orientations such as being creative, earning a lot of money, having a pleasant life, acquiring lots of possessions, shaping one's life independently, health, secure future for one's children, making an effort for moral and spiritual values of society, participating in work on solving important social problems, making an effort for a clean environment; Evaluation of science, technology and progress: assessment of real menaces such as car accident, work accident, military conflicts in Central Europe, harm to health from stress on the environment, unemployment, radioactive burden from nuclear power plants, natural catastrophes from climate changes, illnesses, reduction in the standard of living; evaluation of dangers at social and personal level and for the environment; criteria for the evaluation of producing power with coal; assessment of the use of nuclear energy; problematic areas of nuclear energy; questions on information about nuclear energy and sources for this information; trust in the statements of these sources; criteria for the evaluation of generating energy through nuclear power; conditions under which further use of nuclear power would be approved; significance of sources of power; Demography: sex, age, completion of training, occupational activity, size of place of residence.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990
    Spring to Summer 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Respondents from all five new states of the former GDR.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 704
    Number of Variables: 186
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6578 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22