The National SOM Survey 1990

SND-ID: SND 0296

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 1990

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

The questionnaire for the fifth study in the series of annual SOM-surveys was divided into seven subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden´s relation to other countries; Islam; leisure; and background. The SOM surveys contains a core of questions asked annually. New questions in SOM90 dealt with good qualities in daily papers; priority of news from different areas; confidence in Swedish mass media; whether different activities should be handled by the public sector or by private enterprises, associations, or by individuals; government intervention; opinions on different suggestions in the Swedish environmental debate, and own environmental activities; attitudes toward Islam.

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.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Contributor(s)

University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Swedish citizens aged 15-75 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

1990

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

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

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

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1991) Politiska opinioner : SOM-undersökningen 1990. SOM report no 6. Göteborg: Department of Political Science and Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.
SOM Institute publications
ISSN: 0284-4788

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1991) Åsikter om massmedier och samhälle : SOM-undersökningen 1990. SOM report no 7. Göteborg: Department of Political Science and Department of Journalism and Mass Communication.
SOM Institute publications
ISSN: 0284-4788

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

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

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Dataset
The National SOM Survey 1990

Associated documentation

Version 1.0

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1992). <em>The National SOM Survey 1990</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002375">https://doi.org/10.5878/002375</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1990-10-16–1991-01-23
  • Data collector: IMU-Testologen AB
  • Instrument: Questionnaire National SOM 1990 (Structured questionnaire)
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

291

Number of individuals/objects

1582

Published: 1992-01-01
Last updated: 2020-05-06