Eurobarometer Data Service

Eurobarometer 46.1     October-November 1996     ZA No.  2899

Modern Biotechnology, Privacy on Computer Networks, and the Common European Currency

Special Topics:

  • New Technologies: attitudes towards biotechnology 
  • Next general elections issues
  • The European Currency
  • Information technology use and data privacy 

Documents and Data:

Remarks:

  • Questions on attitudes towards the Single European Currency (Q.23 to Q.42) are repeated from Eurobarometer 46.0 (Q.24 to Q.43) and should be analyzed in combination.
  • Conducted not long after Eurobarometer 46.1 the United States Biotechnology Study (Jon D. Miller, 1997-1998) posed some questions similar to those asked of European respondents (ICPSR Study 3030).
  • The parallel survey conducted in NORWAY is not part of the official Eurobarometer 46.1.

  • Current archive dataset version / update: v1.1.0 (2012)
  • Errata 

Publications:

  •   European Commission, Directorate General XII: The Europeans and modern biotechnology. Brussels, 1997 (also available in French).

  •   INRA (Europe) for the European Commission, Directorate General "Internal Market and finacial services": Information Technology and Data Privacy. Brussels, January 1997.

  

Sample size

Fieldwork datesField-Questionnaires
France100326 Oct 96 - 17 Nov 96 FR
Belgium100604 Nov 96 - 17 Nov 96

BE_NL / BE_FR

Netherlands107028 Oct 96 - 19 Nov 96 NL
Germany (West)102425 Oct 96 - 14 Nov 96 DE_W
Italy105903 Nov 96 - 15 Nov 96 IT
Luxembourg61018 Oct 96 - 17 Nov 96 LU_LU / LU_FR
Denmark100001 Nov 96 - 19 Nov 96 DK
Ireland100330 Oct 96 - 20 Nov 96 IE
Great Britain106724 Oct 96 - 15 Nov 96 GB
Northern Ireland32403 Nov 96 - 17 Nov 96 GB_NI
Greece101201 Nov 96 - 14 Nov 96 GR
Spain100004 Nov 96 - 17 Nov 96 ES
Portugal100330 Oct 96 - 14 Nov 96 PT
Germany (East)100820 Oct 96 - 17 Nov 96 DE_E
Norway96618 Nov 96 - 16 Dec 96 NO
Finland104001 Nov 96 - 19 Nov 96 FI_FI / FI_SE
Sweden100802 Nov 96 - 22 Nov 96 SE
Austria100904 Nov 96 - 17 Nov 96 AT
Questionnaire Copyright and Acknowledgements

Errata:

  • Starting with Eurobarometer 34 and up to survey 61, NUTS 1 level data (REGION II) for the NETHERLANDS are not (re-)coded
    in accordance with the official EUROSTAT nomenclature of territorial unit statistics. The NUTS 2 level province ZEELAND should be
    coded as belonging to NUTS 1 region (landsdel) WEST instead of SOUTH Netherlands. (GESIS Data Archive editions will be corrected from EB 53 onwards, November 11, 2005)  

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