Eurobarometer 73.2 (Feb-Mar 2010)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Other Title
  • Humanitarian Aid, Domestic Violence Against Women,and Mental Well-Being (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, Lissabon, 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)
  • CAPACENT, Reykjavík, Iceland (Data Collector)
  • TNS Opinion, Brussels (international co-ordination). (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Society, Culture
    • Family
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Crime
    • Specific diseases and medical conditions
    • International politics and organisation
    • Family life and marriage
    • Specific social services: use and provision
  • 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. European Union Humanitarian Aid (ECHO), 2. Domestic violence against women, 3. Public health: mental well-being. Topics: 1. European Union Humanitarian Aid (ECHO): knowledge of organizations that provide or finance humanitarian aid; knowledge of the funding of humanitarian aid activities of the EU in countries outside the European Union and importance of this support; self-rated knowledge about the humanitarian aid activities of the EU and importance of this support; humanitarian aid is more efficient if provided by each Member State separately versus by the EU. 2. Domestic violence against women: knowledge about violence against women and source of information; assessment of the spread of domestic violence against women in the own country; assessment of the intensity of psychological, physical and sexual violence against women and the threats of violence and restricted freedom; Assessment of the causes of domestic violence against women: alcoholism, drug addiction, unemployment, poverty, social exclusion, the media, religious beliefs, low education level, own experiences of violence, power distribution between sexes, male perspective on women, provocative behavior of women, genetic predisposition; own acceptance of violence against women; competent organizations to to help women affected by domestic violence: the government, the police, solicitors, medical or social services, religious organizations, charitable or voluntary organizations, the media, family and friends; knowledge of special laws regarding the prevention of domestic violence against women, social and legal support for victims, punishment and rehabilitation of perpetrators; usefulness of methods to combat domestic violence against women: help and consultancy services including a free- phone number, information on the Internet, information leaflets, tougher laws, proper enforcement of existing laws, laws to prevent sexual discrimination, teaching police officers about women’s rights, campaigns to raise public awareness, punishment of perpetrators, rehabilitation of perpetrators, teaching young people to mutual respect; awareness of policies and practices of the EU to combat domestic violence against women; approval to the participation of the EU in the fight against domestic violence; knowledge of affected women and perpetrators in the social environment. 3. Public health / mental well-being: problems in day-to-day life during the past four weeks due to physical health problems or an emotional problem; mental well-being in the past four weeks; number of days the respondent was absent from work (apart for holidays); seek for help from a professional because of a psychological or emotional problem and kind of professional; use of antidepressants in the last 12 months and reason for taking antidepressants; job security is under threat; current job adequately reflects the education; received respect and recognition at work; difficulties to talk to someone with significant mental health problem. 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.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-16
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-13
  • 2010-02-27 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-27 / 2010-03-17
  • 2010-02-27 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
    Ireland (Republic)
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-12
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-27 / 2010-03-15
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-15
    Great Britain
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-15
    Northern Ireland
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
    Cyprus (Republic)
  • 2010-03-02 / 2010-03-14
    Czech Republic
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-27 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-27 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-12
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-14
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-08
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-10
  • 2010-02-26 / 2010-03-16
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)
  • Iceland (IS)
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. In Iceland, the survey covers the national population of citizens and the population of citizens of all the European Union Member States that are residents in this country and have a sufficient command of the national language to answer the questionnaire.
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: 27304
    Number of Variables: 329
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. Topical module QC on "Domestic Violence Against Women" replicates questions Q52 to Q62 from Eurobarometer 51.0 [ZA3171].
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5232 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • doi:10.3886/ICPSR29761.v2 (Type: DOI)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10141
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.10116
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 344 / Wave 73.2: Domestic Violence against Women. Survey requested by the former Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security (after an administrative reorganisation now DG Justice) and coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (“Research and Speechwriting" Unit). Brussels, September 2010.
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 343 / Wave 73.2: Humanitarian Aid. Survey requested by the Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (DG ECHO) and coordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication (“Research and Speechwriting" Unit). Brussels, July 2010.
  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 345 / Wave 73.2: Mental Health. Part 1: Report. Survey requested by Directorate General Health and Consumers (DG SANCO) and coordinated by the Directorate General for Communication (DG COMM “Research and Speechwriting” Unit). Brussels, October 2010.

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