The National SOM Survey 1990

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

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.

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

Publications

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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

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

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:

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