Environment: Attitude to the Environment

Description Format References Examples

Description

This data set comes from the Environment section of the 1990 British Social Attitudes Survey (Brook et al., 1991). A sample of 291 responded to the questions below:

Format

All of the below items were measured on a three-group scale with response categories "very concerned", "slightly concerned" and "not very concerned":

LeadPetrol

Lead from petrol.

RiverSea

River and sea pollution.

RadioWaste

Transport and storage of radioactive waste.

AirPollution

Air pollution.

Chemicals

Transport and disposal of poisonous chemicals.

Nuclear

Risks from nuclear power station.

References

Bartholomew, D., Steel, F., Moustaki, I. and Galbraith, J. (2002) The Analysis and Interpretation of Multivariate Data for Social Scientists. London: Chapman and Hall.

Brook, L., Taylor, B. and Prior, G. (1991) British Social Attitudes, 1990, Survey. London: SCPR.

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## Descriptive statistics for Environment data
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