Sweden now 1977-I

This study is part of the collection Sweden now

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Description:

In the middle of the sixties Testologen AB, in cooperation with a group of advertisers, introduced a new way of investigation where data about the target groups, i.e. interests, consumer habits, possessions, buying intentions, and data about reading habits were collected in the same survey. At SSD there are now surveys available from the Sweden Now series covering the period 1972-1991.
In the 1977 survey the respondents had to indicate their reading habits concerning fifteen different daily papers, weekdays and weekends respectively. They also had to state their reading habits concerning nearly fifty papers from the weekly and monthly press. Other questions dealt with the household´s possession of a number of capital goods such as, car, camera, projector, washing machine, dishwasher, etc. and also if there were any dogs, cats, aquarium fishes or cagebirds in the household. A group of questions is dealing with buying habits and purchasing intentions for a number of products, as well as how frequently different shops are visited. A number of questions about personal interests are introduced by ´

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Principal organisation:

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0045

Alternative title:

Sverige nu 1977-I

Purpose:

Collect broad information about interests, purchasing habits and media choices

Description:

In the middle of the sixties Testologen AB, in cooperation with a group of advertisers, introduced a new way of investigation where data about the target groups, i.e. interests, consumer habits, possessions, buying intentions, and data about reading habits were collected in the same survey. At SSD there are now surveys available from the Sweden Now series covering the period 1972-1991.
In the 1977 survey the respondents had to indicate their reading habits concerning fifteen different daily papers, weekdays and weekends respectively. They also had to state their reading habits concerning nearly fifty papers from the weekly and monthly press. Other questions dealt with the household´s possession of a number of capital goods such as, car, camera, projector, washing machine, dishwasher, etc. and also if there were any dogs, cats, aquarium fishes or cagebirds in the household. A group of questions is dealing with buying habits and purchasing intentions for a number of products, as well as how frequently different shops are visited. A number of questions about personal interests are introduced by ´

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1976-10-01 — 1977-02-15

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

A-region

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-67 years

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random
Sample selected from the Statistic Sweden population register over the total population (RTBS)

Publications

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Swedish Social Science Data Service (1984) ORVESTO 1972-1979 - en marknadssociologisk databank vid Svensk samhällsvetenskaplig datatjänst. SSD report, 1. Göteborg: Swedish Social Science Data Service.

Testologen Ltd. (1977) Orvesto 1977-I : Hela riket. Sollentuna: Testologen Ltd.

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Version 1.0:

1984-02-01 doi:10.5878/002594

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0045-001

Sweden now 1977-I

Citation:

Testologen Ltd. (1984). Sweden now 1977-I. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002594

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-10-01 — 1976-11-26

Data collector: Testologen Ltd.

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-11-03 — 1977-01-12

Data collector: Testologen Ltd.

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-11-30 — 1977-02-15

Data collector: Testologen Ltd.

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

308

Number of individuals/objects:

5323

Version 1.0:

1984-01-01 doi:10.5878/002595

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0045-002

Sweden Now 1977 P-6005

Citation:

Testologen Ltd. (1984). Sweden Now 1977 P-6005. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002595

Description:

Subset of Sweden Now 1977-I, covering the period 1976-10-01 to 1976-11-26.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-10-01 — 1976-11-26

Data collector: Testologen Ltd.

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

308

Number of individuals/objects:

1831

Version 1.0:

1984-01-01 doi:10.5878/002596

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0045-003

Sweden Now 1977 P-6006

Citation:

Testologen Ltd. (1984). Sweden Now 1977 P-6006. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002596

Description:

Subset of Sweden Now 1977-I, covering the period 1976-11-03 to 1977-01-12.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-11-03 — 1977-01-12

Data collector: Testologen Ltd.

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

308

Number of individuals/objects:

1743

Version 1.0:

1984-01-01 doi:10.5878/000944

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0045-004

Sweden Now 1977 P-6007

Citation:

Testologen Ltd. (1984). Sweden Now 1977 P-6007. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/000944

Description:

Subset of Sweden Now 1977-I, covering the period 1976-11-30 to 1977-02-15.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-11-30 — 1977-02-15

Data collector: Testologen Ltd.

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

308

Number of individuals/objects:

1749