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Asian Barometer Survey Wave 4 2013-2016: Internet and Social Media

The Asian Barometer Survey Wave 4 2013-2016: Internet and Social Media measure uses 6 items related to internet and social media use from the Asian Barometer Survey Wave 4, a global survey that aims to explore citizens’ attitudes toward democracy, governance and political reform. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.

Categories

Geographies Tested: Cambodia,China,Indonesia,Japan,Korea, South,Malaysia,Mongolia,Myanmar (Burma),Philippines,Singapore,Taiwan,Thailand,Vietnam

Populations Included: Female, Male

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. Do you have Internet access at home?

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2
Can’t choose - 8
Decline to answer - 9

2. Do you have Internet access on a mobile phone?

Response Options:
I do not have a cell phone - 0
Yes - 1
No - 2
Can’t choose - 8
Decline to answer - 9

3. How often do you use the internet?

Response Options:
Several hours a day - 1
About half an hour to an hour a day - 2
At least once a day - 3
At least once a week - 4
At least once a month - 5
A few times a year - 6
Hardly ever - 7
Never - 8
Can’t choose - 9
Decline to answer - 0

4. Do you currently use any of the following social media networks? (provide the three most popular examples in a given country context)

Response Options:
Yes - 1
No - 2
Can’t choose - 8
Decline to answer - 9

5. How often do you use the Internet including social media networks to find information about politics and government? (provide the three most popular examples in a given country context)

6. How often do you use the Internet including social media networks to express your opinion about politics and government?

Response Options:
Everyday - 1
Several times a week - 2
Once or twice a week - 3
A few times a month - 4
A few times a year - 5
Practically never - 6
Can’t choose - 8
Decline to answer - 9

Scoring Procedures

Not Applicable

Original Citation

Global Barometer Surveys. (2016). Asian Barometer Survey of Democracy, Governance and Development. https://www.globalbarometer.net/survey_qu

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