The National SOM Survey 1990

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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.

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, religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Contributor(s):

University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0296

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1990

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

Time period(s) investigated:

1990

Instrument:

Questionnaire National SOM 1990 (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, religion and values (CESSDA Topic Classification)

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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Version 1.0:

1992-12-01 doi:10.5878/002375

The National SOM Survey 1990

Suggested citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1992). The National SOM Survey 1990. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002375

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: 1990-10-16 — 1991-01-23

Data collector: IMU-Testologen AB

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

291

Number of individuals/objects:

1582

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