Dataset details
Ref dataset: 942 (1.0.0)
Dataset title
Knowledge and attitude of the Swiss population towards human research and its regulations
DOI ---
Ref dataset 942
Ref study 13187
Dataset language German
Additional information The variable names are in English, the labels in German. The labels contain also the question numbering corresponding to the questionnaire, which is available in German, French and Italian (see documentation).
Dataset version 1.0.0
Version notes
Errata
Publication date 31.10.2018
See variables on De Visu
Bibliographical citation Franziska Ehrler, Florence Lebert: Wissensstand und Haltung der Bevölkerung in der Schweiz zur Humanforschung und deren Regelungen [Dataset]. FORS - Centre de compétences suisse en sciences sociales. Distributed by FORS, Lausanne, 2018.
Data type Quantitative data
Consent of respondents
Time method Cross-section
Media
  • Digitalized data file
Data collector
Available document types
  • Publications (final report, articles)
  • Codebook
  • Collection instruments
  • Communications to respondents
Remarks about the documentation
Restriction None
Special order
Special permission None
Status Published

Human Research Data - SPSS
Collection date - begin 26.03.2018
Collection date - end 06.05.2018
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Swiss resident population, 18 years and older in private households
Sampling description A sample of 3750 people (residing in Switzerland, 18+ years old, living in private households) was randomly drawn by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office from their Sampling frame (https://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/en/home/basics/census/natonal-census-integrated-system/sampling-frame.html).
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information The dataset contains a weighting variable "weight", which takes into consideration gender, age, citizenship and geographic region.
Response rate 54% (in % of valid adresses)
Data completeness The variable "comments" was removed from the dataset, as it contained personal information jeopardizing anonymisation.
Number of cases 1983
Number of variables 148

Human Research Data - Stata
Collection date - begin 26.03.2018
Collection date - end 06.05.2018
Analysis unit
  • Individual
Universe Swiss resident population, 18 years and older in private households
Sampling description A sample of 3750 people (residing in Switzerland, 18+ years old, living in private households) was randomly drawn by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office from their Sampling frame (https://www.bfs.admin.ch/bfs/en/home/basics/census/natonal-census-integrated-system/sampling-frame.html).
Mode of data collection
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Web-based
Data collection instruments
  • Questionnaire
Data source
Weighting information The dataset contains a weighting variable "weight", which takes into consideration gender, age, citizenship and geographic region.
Response rate 54% (in % of valid adresses)
Data completeness The variable "comments" was removed from the dataset, as it contained personal information jeopardizing anonymisation.
Number of cases 1983
Number of variables 148