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)

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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)

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