Aging in society: Social attitudes towards the elderly 1982

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Tornstam - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Description

This data collection focuses on attitudes toward and knowledge of the social conditions, abilities, and personalities of elderly persons. Additionally, these data describe how social background characteristics, such as age, gender, profession, and living conditions, influence attitudes toward the elderly.

Subject area

Working conditions, Elderly, Specific social services: use and availability, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Tornstam - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0150

Description

This data collection focuses on attitudes toward and knowledge of the social conditions, abilities, and personalities of elderly persons. Additionally, these data describe how social background characteristics, such as age, gender, profession, and living conditions, influence attitudes toward the elderly.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1982-04-01 — 1982-05-01

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

1) Swedish citizens aged 15-75 years, 2) employees working in the care of aged in County Councils, 3) employees working in the care of aged in municipal social services.

Time Method

Funding

Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research

Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Delegationen för social forskning

Subject area

Working conditions, Elderly, Specific social services: use and availability, Social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Sociology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Tornstam, L. (1983) Kunskaper och okunskaper om äldre. Report no. 13. Uppsala: Department of Sociology.
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ISBN: 9789150603965

Tornstam, L. (1984) Sociala attityder till äldre. Report no. 19. Uppsala: Department of Sociology.
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ISBN: 91-506-0584-4

Tornstam, L. (1985) Känslomässiga attityder till äldre. Report no. 20. Uppsala: Department of Sociology.
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ISBN: 9789150605853

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Aging in society: Social attitudes towards the elderly 1982

Suggested citation

Lars Tornstam. Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History. (1986). <em>Aging in society: Social attitudes towards the elderly 1982</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000963">https://doi.org/10.5878/000963</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lars Tornstam - Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1982-04-01 — 1982-05-01

Data collector: Uppsala University, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History.

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

140

Number of individuals/objects

2226

Published: 1986-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06