The National SOM Survey 1989

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

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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Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Contributor(s):

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0279

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1989

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.

Berg O. (2008) Attityder kring kärnkraft i Sverige : en studie av förändringar i attityder från folkomröstningen 1980 fram till år 2006. C-uppsats, Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

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

Suggested citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1991). The National SOM Survey 1989. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002376

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: 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%

Published: 1990-01-01