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The Survey


An online survey was uploaded to a Web Server and was made available between June 1st and June 30th, 2006.  

The aim of the survey was put forward in the opening page as shown below. This was followed by a privacy policy statement.  







Survey respondents were asked to rate their agreement with 32 statements on a seven-point Likert scale specified in 5.1 below.  Each statement was designed to correspond with one of the trust-related constructs as indicated in section 4 above.  

Citizens were also asked to respond to 10 demographic questions based on those asked on the well established Euro-barometer survey . These are specified in section 5.2 below.  

Respondents were also given the option of making an open free-text response at the end of the survey.  


We requested that only EU citizens should respond to the survey which was offered in eight different languages in order to maximise the diversity of respondents.  The languages offered were: English, German, French, Spanish, Hungarian, Greek, Czech and Polish.  


The chosen survey provider was and screenshots of the survey can be found in Annex 1 below. 


The survey was promoted by all the participating organisations of FIDIS and in all eight languages.  The basic promotion strategy was to have members of the research team use their personal contacts, professional groups and the mailing lists of groups to which they belong.  Links to the survey were also placed on the LSE ( and FIDIS ( websites and in various press releases.




Conceptual Framework  D4.4_fidis_deliverable_1.0_final_02.sxw  Survey Statements
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