Consumers' opinion on GMOs as health risk in Norway 2017

This statistic shows the result of a survey on consumer's opinion on genetically modified organisms (GMO) as health risk in Norway in 2017. That year, the majority of respondents, with a share of 45 percent, stated to think, that GMOs will pose a health risk to humans and animals. Only a few respondents answered the opposite - 20 percent of them had the opinion, that this technology will not pose any health risks to humans and animals.

Which of the following statements describes your attitude towards genetically modified organisms (GMO) as health risks best?

Share of respondents
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Release date

March 2017



Survey time period

January to Feburary 2017

Number of respondents

1,014 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "Det er uenighet om fordeler, ulemper og mulige farer ved GMO. Hvilke av følgende påstander passer best med ditt syn på denne teknologien? Helserisiko."

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