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

Energy and natural resources, Environment and conservation, International politics and organisations, Political behaviour and attitudes, Media, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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

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

Energy and natural resources, Environment and conservation, International politics and organisations, Political behaviour and attitudes, Media, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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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The National SOM Survey 1988

Suggested citation

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

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

Instrument: Questionnaire National SOM 1988 (Semi-structured questionnaire)

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