Flash Eurobarometer 345 (Accessibility)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2013-04-29
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels DG Communication COMM A1 ´Research and Speechwriting´ (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Belgium (Data Collector)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP, Copenhagen, Denmark (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Munich, Germany (Data Collector)
  • TNS Emor, Tallinn, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • TNS ICAP, Athens, Greece (Data Collector)
  • TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain (Data Collector)
  • TNS Sofres, Montrouge, France (Data Collector)
  • IMS Millward Brown, Dublin, Ireland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Infratest, Milan, Italy (Data Collector)
  • CYMAR, Nicosia, Republic of Cyprus (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brussels, Luxembourg (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hoffmann, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • MISCO International, Mriehel, Malta (Data Collector)
  • TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Data Collector)
  • TNS Austria, Vienna, Austria (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS EUROTESTE, Lisbon, Portugal (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Budapest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • RM PLUS, Maribor, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • TNS AISA Slovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia (Data Collector)
  • TNS GALLUP Oy, Espoo, Finland (Data Collector)
  • TNS SIFO, Stockholm, Sweden (Data Collector)
  • TNS UK, London, United Kingdom (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social (international coordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Society, Culture
    • Medicine
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Social stratification and groupings
    • Social exclusion
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • International politics and organisation
Description
  • Abstract

    Accessibility of goods and services for disabled people. Topics: illness or longstanding health problem of respondent or other household member; limited activities due to handicap in the last six months; attitude towards full participation of people with disabilities in society; attitude towards barriers to accessibility hindering disabled people in social participation; impact of the improvement of accessibility of goods and services on: people with disabilities and elderly people, disabled and elderly and other people (e.g. pregnant women, travellers with luggage, etc.), opportunities for industry; experienced difficulties with regard to: taking means of transportation, entering into a building or an open public space, using a sidewalk or cross the street, using devices of telecommunication, buying required products or services, voting in elections, using official authority websites, using commercial websites; assumed impact of common rules on accessibility in the EU on operating of companies in other EU countries; willingness to buy or pay more for better designed products; attitude towards selected statements on the improvement of accessibility: existing rules in the own country ensure sufficient access to goods and services, common European solutions would enable disabled people to travel and live in other EU countries, public authorities should ensure accessibility of provided goods and services, higher investment in eliminating physical obstacles, manufacturers and service providers should be required to ensure accessibility of sold goods and services, possibility to seek judicial sanctions against manufacturers and service providers who do not comply with binding measures to improve accessibility. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; occupation; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; language of the interview; type of phone line; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-03-15 / 2012-03-17
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Denmark (DK)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Estonia (EE)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Cyprus (CY)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Malta (MT)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Slovenia (SI)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Finland (FI)
  • Sweden (SE)
  • United Kingdom (GB)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in each of the 27 Member States and aged 15 years and over. The survey covers the national population of citizens (in these countries) as well as 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.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 25516
    Number of Variables: 178
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5780 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; TNS Political & Social: Accessibility. Brussels: March 2012 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_345_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 26 | Registration Date: 2013-04-30