Questionnaire data on land use change of Industrial Heritage: Insights from Decision-Makers in Shiraz, Iran

Published: 20 July 2023| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/gk3z8gp7cp.2


The survey dataset for identifying Shiraz old silo’s new use which includes four components: 1. The survey instrument used to collect the data “SurveyInstrument_table.pdf”. The survey instrument contains 18 main closed-ended questions in a table format. Two of these, concern information on Silo’s decision-makers and proposed new use followed up after a short introduction of the questionnaire, and others 16 (each can identify 3 variables) are related to the level of appropriate opinions for ideal intervention in Façade, Openings, Materials and Floor heights of the building in four values: Feasibility, Reversibility, Compatibility and Social Benefits. 2. The raw survey data “SurveyData.rar”. This file contains an Excel.xlsx and a SPSS.sav file. The survey data file contains 50 variables (12 for each of the four values separated by colour) and data from each of the 632 respondents. Answering each question in the survey was mandatory, therefor there are no blanks or non-responses in the dataset. In the .sav file, all variables were assigned with numeric type and nominal measurement level. More details about each variable can be found in the Variable View tab of this file. Additional variables were created by grouping or consolidating categories within each survey question for simpler analysis. These variables are listed in the last columns of the .xlsx file. 3. The analysed survey data “AnalysedData.rar”. This file contains 6 “SPSS Statistics Output Documents” which demonstrate statistical tests and analysis such as mean, correlation, automatic linear regression, reliability, frequencies, and descriptives. 4. The codebook “Codebook.rar”. The detailed SPSS “Codebook.pdf” alongside the simplified codebook as “VariableInformation_table.pdf” provides a comprehensive guide to all 50 variables in the survey data, including numerical codes for survey questions and response options. They serve as valuable resources for understanding the dataset, presenting dictionary information, and providing descriptive statistics, such as counts and percentages for categorical variables.


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The data were acquired through an online questionnaire through Porsline to the overall population as other users relatively in Zone 3 (where the Silo is located) accessing their phone numbers through a mass texting service database. And occasionally in paper printed form if needed and was handed out to the public relations and research managers of Fars Cultural Heritage Organization, Shiraz Municipality Zone 3 and Fars Province Grain and Trading Company (a mixed online/offline strategy survey). Which was conducted with approval by the Jundi Shapur University of Technology Institutional Research Board. Instruments: used to distribute, Microsoft Excel to collect and organize, and SPSS 27 to analyse the data set.


Jundi Shapur University of Technology


Architecture, Cultural Studies, Urban Planning, Heritage Conservation