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Eurobarometer 59.0     January-March 2003     ZA No.  3903

Lifelong Learning, Health, and Partners and Fertility

Special Topics:

  • Attitudes towards life-long learning 
  • Health issues (personal state, medical treatment, precautions, women)  
  • Dietary habits and alcohol consumption  
  • Safety issues (general product safety, accident prevention habits, children's safety)      
  • Partnership, household tasks, child care and family planning

Documents and Data:


  • Original EORG data set edition
  • No standard trend questions
  • Swiss data available on the 'Family and Partnership' module in the framework of EBCH 2003 (online access to integrated datasets EU+Switzerland via FORS online data catalogue)
  • Data from Norway and Iceland for the question module on "Lifelong Learning" plus relevant demographics.
  • Current archive dataset version / update: v1.0.1 (2012)


  • European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop): Lifelong learning: citizens' view. Luxembourg 2003.

  • European Opinion Research Group (EORG): Special Eurobarometer Wave 59.0. Health, Food, and Alcohol, and Safety. Requested by Directorate General Health and Consumer Protection and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication. December 2003.