Main source of information about events in the news
Variable: newsfrom
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Science
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

We are interested in how people get information about events in the news. Where do you get most of your information about current news events – newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues, or some other source?

Year Availability
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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Newspapers
2 Magazines
3 The internet
4 Books other printed material
5 Tv
6 Radio
7 Government agencies
8 Family
9 Friends colleagues
10 Other
98 Dont know
99 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
446 286 45 121 134 110 79
20 16 1 6 6 7 2
253 310 62 299 420 601 539
9 8 3 5 4 4 5
916 741 144 476 550 532 422
131 93 19 54 75 65 69
3 2 1 1 3 1 4
33 21 1 17 25 29 30
33 20 7 13 20 25 22
15 3 0 2 1 12 2
3 2 0 4 1 0 1
2 3 0 4 0 4 0
2646 518 1761 972 1299 1477 1173
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 7260
Missing cases 55206