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Eurobarometer 64.3     November-December 2005     ZA No.  4415

Foreign Languages, Biotechnology, Organized Crime, and Health Items

Special Topics:

  • Learning, knowledge and use of foreign languages  
  • Biotechnology and genetic engineering   
  • Organized crime and corruption  
  • Health consciousness: breastfeeding, diet, physical activity, overweight children, state of health   
  • Smoking habits and passive smoking  
  • AIDS prevention  
  • Medical errors  
  • Consumer rights in Poland (wave 3)

Documents and data:

Remarks:

  • Original data set and documentation supplied by TNS Opinion&Social
  • Including remaining candidate countries after the 2004 enlargement and the Turkish Cypriot Community (TCC)
  • The topical module FOREIGN LANGUAGES (QA1 to QASD5b) was not surveyed in Northern Cyprus (TCC).
  • The topical modules SCIENCE&TECHNOLOGY: BIOTECHNOLOGY (QB1 to QB24) and FIGHT AGAINST CRIME: ORGANIZED CRIME AND CORRUPTION (QC1 to QC8) were not surveyed in Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia, and Northern Cyprus (TCC).
  • The topical modules on SMOKING HABITS (QE1 to QE14), AIDS PREVENTION (QF1 to QF4), and MEDICAL ERRORS (QG1 to QG8)  were only asked in Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Croatia, and Northern Cyprus (TCC). In the EU member countries these questions were surveyed in the framework of Eurobarometer 64.1 (ZA4413).  
  • The topical module on CONSUMER RIGHTS (QH1-QH21) was also surveyed the framework of Eurobarometer 63.5 (ZA4412), in both studies only in Poland.   
  • Standard trend questions not included
  • Current archive dataset version / update: v1.0.1 (2012)

Publications:

  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 239 / Wave 64.1 & 64.3: Attitudes of European towards tobacco. Survey requested by Directorate General Health and Consumer Protection and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, January 2006.

  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 240 / Wave 64.1 & 64.3: AIDS Prevention. Survey requested by Directorate General SANCO and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, January 2006.

  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 241 / Wave 64.1 & 64.3: Medical Errors. Survey requested by Directorate General SANCO and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, January 2006.

  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 243 / Wave 64.3: Europeans and their languages. Survey requested by Directorate General for Education and Culture and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, February 2006.

  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 244b / Wave 64.3: Europeans and Biotechnology in 2005: Patterns and Trends. Survey requested by Directorate General for Research and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, July 2006.

  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 245 / Wave 64.3: Opinions on organized, cross-border crime and corruption. Survey requested by Directorate General for Education and Culture and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, March 2006.

  • TNS Opinion & Social: Special Eurobarometer 246 / Wave 64.3: Health and Food. Survey requested by Directorate General Health and Consumer Protection and coordinated by Directorate General Press and Communication (European Commission). Brussels, November 2006.