The National SOM Survey 1989

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Description:

This dataset contains information from the fourth SOM-survey. The questionnaire was divided into seven subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden's relation to other countries; residential environment, local conditions and leisure; radio listening; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous SOM-surveys, but there is also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. The respondents had to give their opinion on how seriously a number of risks threaten life and health of the Swedish people. There are a number of questions concerning the European Community: the respondent´s opinion on mass media coverage of the EC-issue; the opinion on a Swedish membership´s influence on the environment, labour market, social security, economic development and the Swedish neutrality; and the attitude of the political parties toward a Swedish approach to the EC. The respondents had to indicate how satisfied they were with the local authority services in a number of areas. Other questions dealt with radio listeni

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0279

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1989

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 fourth SOM-survey. The questionnaire was divided into seven subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden's relation to other countries; residential environment, local conditions and leisure; radio listening; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous SOM-surveys, but there is also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. The respondents had to give their opinion on how seriously a number of risks threaten life and health of the Swedish people. There are a number of questions concerning the European Community: the respondent´s opinion on mass media coverage of the EC-issue; the opinion on a Swedish membership´s influence on the environment, labour market, social security, economic development and the Swedish neutrality; and the attitude of the political parties toward a Swedish approach to the EC. The respondents had to indicate how satisfied they were with the local authority services in a number of areas. Other questions dealt with radio listeni

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1989

Instrument:

Questionnaire National SOM 1989 (Structured questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-75 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1990) Medier och opinion i Sverige : SOM-undersökningen 1989. SOM report no 5. Göteborg: Department of Political Science and Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.
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:

1991-10-01 doi:10.5878/002376

The National SOM Survey 1989

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication (1991). The National SOM Survey 1989. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002376

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1989-10-26 — 1990-02-08

Data collector: IMU-Testologen AB

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

289

Number of individuals/objects:

2409

Response rate/participation rate:

66%