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Center for Research on Social Reality [Spain] Survey, April 1993: Attitudes and Experiences with Respect to the Public Sector (ICPSR 6980)
Principal Investigator(s): Centro de Investigaciones Sobre la Realidad Social (CIRES)
This data collection is part of a series of nationwide surveys conducted from October 1990 to June 1996 in Spain. The questionnaires for each of these surveys consisted of three sections. The first section collected information on respondents' attitudes regarding personal, national, and international issues, and included questions on respondents' level of life satisfaction and frequency of visits with relatives, neighbors, and friends. The second section contained a topical module of questions that varied from survey to survey, with this survey's topic focusing on experiences with and attitudes toward the public sector. To investigate this topic, respondents were asked how often and for what reasons they visited the administrative offices of local, regional, and national government, and how satisfied or dissatisfied they were with the treatment that they received there. In addition, the survey gauged use of and opinions on public services, such a public hospitals, education, and transportation. Questions in the third section of the questionnaire elicited socioeconomic information, such as respondent's sex, age, marital status, size of household, occupation, education, religion, religiosity, place of birth, and income.
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Centro de Investigaciones Sobre la Realidad Social (CIRES). Center for Research on Social Reality [Spain] Survey, April 1993: Attitudes and Experiences with Respect to the Public Sector. ICPSR06980-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997. doi:10.3886/ICPSR06980.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06980.v1
This survey was funded by:
- Fundacion BBV (Spain)
- Fundacion Caja Madrid
- Fundacion Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa (Spain)
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: attitudes, bureaucracy, consumer attitudes, government agencies, government services, life satisfaction, national identity, national interests, public opinion, public sector, satisfaction, service providers, social networks
Date of Collection:
Universe: Persons aged 18 and over living in Spain.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
(1) The codebook is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet. (2) The SPSS data definition statements, which include Spanish language labels, conform to the Code Page 437 and Code Page 850 symbol sets.
Sample: Random sample, stratified by autonomous regions and municipalities according to their size.
Original ICPSR Release: 1997-12-19
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