The National SOM Survey 1988

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description:

The questionnaire for the third study in the series of annual SOM-surveys was divided into six subject fields: Mass media, politics and society, energy and nuclear power, Sweden´s relation to other countries, residential environment and interests, and social background and music habits. The SOM surveys contains a core of questions asked in earlier SOM-surveys. New questions in SOM88 dealt with the respondent´s opinion on best coverage of specific issues in different mass media and their opinion on publication of names in connection with crimes, accidents and personal relationships. The respondents had to indicate if they agreed or disagreed with a number of statements about the way Swedish journalists do their work. A number of questions dealt with the hearings held by the Swedish parliamentary standing committee on the constitution in connection with the so called Ebbe Carlsson-affair. Other questions dealt with mass media coverage of foreign submarine offence of Swedish territory. Furthermore the respondents had to value the political parties concerning aid to developing countries, defence i

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Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
media, environment and conservation, energy and natural resources, political behaviour and attitudes, international politics and organisations, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0264

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1988

Description:

The questionnaire for the third study in the series of annual SOM-surveys was divided into six subject fields: Mass media, politics and society, energy and nuclear power, Sweden´s relation to other countries, residential environment and interests, and social background and music habits. The SOM surveys contains a core of questions asked in earlier SOM-surveys. New questions in SOM88 dealt with the respondent´s opinion on best coverage of specific issues in different mass media and their opinion on publication of names in connection with crimes, accidents and personal relationships. The respondents had to indicate if they agreed or disagreed with a number of statements about the way Swedish journalists do their work. A number of questions dealt with the hearings held by the Swedish parliamentary standing committee on the constitution in connection with the so called Ebbe Carlsson-affair. Other questions dealt with mass media coverage of foreign submarine offence of Swedish territory. Furthermore the respondents had to value the political parties concerning aid to developing countries, defence i

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1988

Instrument:

Questionnaire National SOM 1988 (Semi-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

Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
media, environment and conservation, energy and natural resources, political behaviour and attitudes, international politics and organisations, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Publications

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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
ISSN: 0346-5942
ISBN: 91-628-3000-7

Oscarsson, Henrik (ed.) (2003) Demokratitrender. SOM report no. 32. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-89673-02-6.
Libris SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-89673-02-6
ISSN: 0284-4788

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1989) Åttiotal : Svensk opinion i empirisk belysning. SOM report no 4. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.
SOM Institute publications
ISSN: 0284-4788

Björkqvist, Karin (1989) SOM-undersökningen 1988 : metod, frågeformulär, kodbok. SOM report no 3. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.
SOM Institute publications
ISSN: 0284-4788

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

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Version 1.0:

1991-10-01 doi:10.5878/002377

The National SOM Survey 1988

Suggested citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (1991). The National SOM Survey 1988. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002377

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1988-10-12 — 1988-12-12

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

310

Number of individuals/objects:

2448

Response rate/participation rate:

69%

Published: 1991-01-01
Last updated: 2019-08-20