Study of reading habits 1984 - Alingsås

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Description:

This survey forms part of the research program ´Dagspresskollegiet´. The target group of this survey was the inhabitants of Alingsås. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous readership studies, i.e. questions concerning reading habits, subscriptions of papers, reading interests and background variables such as gender, age, education and party preference. There were also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. These questions dealt with: the importance of getting news from different areas; opinions on Alingsås Tidning, Göteborgs-Posten and Alingsås Kuriren; and the importance of a number of political goals. The respondents also had to state if they agreed or disagreed with a number of statements on politicians and authorities.

Subject area:

media, political behaviour and attitudes, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords:

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Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0309

Description:

This survey forms part of the research program ´Dagspresskollegiet´. The target group of this survey was the inhabitants of Alingsås. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous readership studies, i.e. questions concerning reading habits, subscriptions of papers, reading interests and background variables such as gender, age, education and party preference. There were also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. These questions dealt with: the importance of getting news from different areas; opinions on Alingsås Tidning, Göteborgs-Posten and Alingsås Kuriren; and the importance of a number of political goals. The respondents also had to state if they agreed or disagreed with a number of statements on politicians and authorities.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1984-01-01 — 1984-01-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Alingsås Municipality

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-75 years and residing in Alingsås municipality

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Subject area:

media, political behaviour and attitudes, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords:

Study of reading habits 1984 - Alingsås

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Lennart Weibull - University of Gothenburg, Department of Journalism Media and Communication

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1984-01-01 — 1984-01-01

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

308

Number of individuals/objects:

476

Published: 1993-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06