Probable source of information about scientific issues
Variable: seeksci
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Knowledge
,
Science
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

If you wanted to learn about scientific issues such as global warming or biotechnology, where would you get information (– newspapers, magazines, the Internet, books or other printed materials, TV, radio, government agencies, family, friends, colleagues, or some other source)?

Year Availability
Available in 7 of 32 years total. Hover over a year to see ballot information.
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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 Library
11 Other
98 Dont know
99 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 2018
117 87 12 34 51 42 28
108 73 12 40 39 45 25
921 791 157 599 789 927 791
181 117 40 68 76 101 95
398 324 40 190 191 175 145
21 15 3 13 23 16 14
4 6 9 10 25 24 20
23 19 3 11 10 19 22
16 14 2 5 17 11 11
0 17 2 2 4 10 10
38 8 0 1 6 0 0
35 32 3 25 8 15 14
2 2 0 4 0 5 0
2646 518 1761 972 1299 1477 1173
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 7152
Missing cases 55314