The National SOM Survey 1987

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Description:

This dataset contains information from the second SOM-survey. The questionnaire was divided into seven subject fields: Mass media; politics and society; energy and nuclear power; Sweden´s relation to other countries; housing and interests; social background; and music. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM86, some of the questions put in SOM86 are excluded and a number of questions are added. These new questions deal with: important content in morning papers; etical rules in news service; advertisement; the most important problems of society; quality of party leaders; privatisation; government control of municipalities, trade and industry, and the individual; confidence in different groups in regard to foreign policy; government consideration to different groups in regard to foreign policy; televison treatment of those in power in a number of countries; comparisons between morning papers and television; respondent´s activities during the last 12 months; statements about respondent´s work; changes in the economic situation for the respondent and for the country; and m

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0228

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1987

Purpose:

The main purpose is to establish time series that enable researchers to analyse how various changes in society affect people's attitudes and behaviour.

Description:

This dataset contains information from the second SOM-survey. The questionnaire was divided into seven subject fields: Mass media; politics and society; energy and nuclear power; Sweden´s relation to other countries; housing and interests; social background; and music. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM86, some of the questions put in SOM86 are excluded and a number of questions are added. These new questions deal with: important content in morning papers; etical rules in news service; advertisement; the most important problems of society; quality of party leaders; privatisation; government control of municipalities, trade and industry, and the individual; confidence in different groups in regard to foreign policy; government consideration to different groups in regard to foreign policy; televison treatment of those in power in a number of countries; comparisons between morning papers and television; respondent´s activities during the last 12 months; statements about respondent´s work; changes in the economic situation for the respondent and for the country; and m

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1987

Instrument:

Questionnaire National SOM 1987 (Structured questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish citizens aged 15-75 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1988) SOM-undersökningen 1987 : genomförande, deltagande, huvudresultat. SOM report no 2. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.
SOM Institute publications

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1995) Swedish Opinion. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-972694-0-9.
SOM Institute publications

Oscarsson, Henrik (ed.) (2003) Demokratitrender. SOM report no. 32. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-89673-02-6.
Libris SOM Institute publications

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (2004) Swedish Trends 1986-2004. Göteborg: SOM Institute.

Oscarsson, H. (1998) Den svenska partirymden : Väljarnas uppfattningar av konfliktstrukturen i partisystemet 1956-1996. Göteborg : Department of Political Science. ISBN: 91-628-3000-7.
Libris

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Version 1.0:

1990-03-01 doi:10.5878/002345

The National SOM Survey 1987

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1990). The National SOM Survey 1987. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002345

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1987-10-14 — 1988-02-10

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

352

Number of individuals/objects:

2501

Response rate/participation rate:

70%