The National SOM Survey 1991

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description:

This dataset contains information from the sixth study in a series of annual SOM-surveys. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden's relation to other countries; leisure; and background.

Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous SOM-surveys, but there is also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. These questions deals with the content of local morning papers; visits to foreign countries; Swedish television's treatment of those in power in other countries; own and next of kin's utilization of different services, and if one is working within any of these services; judgement of different local services; the Middle East crisis; TV-channels; thoughts of moving to another country, and to which country you should move if you were forced to.

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 (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0395

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1991

Description:

This dataset contains information from the sixth study in a series of annual SOM-surveys. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden's relation to other countries; leisure; and background.

Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in previous SOM-surveys, but there is also a number of questions not asked in previous surveys. These questions deals with the content of local morning papers; visits to foreign countries; Swedish television's treatment of those in power in other countries; own and next of kin's utilization of different services, and if one is working within any of these services; judgement of different local services; the Middle East crisis; TV-channels; thoughts of moving to another country, and to which country you should move if you were forced to.

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:

1991

Instrument:

Questionnaire National SOM 1991 (Semi-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 (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Publications

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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.) (1995) Swedish Opinion. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-972694-0-9.
SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-0-9

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1992) Trendbrott? : SOM-undersökningen 1991. SOM report no. 8. 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.
SOM Institute publications Libris
ISSN: 0284-4788
ISBN: 91-89673-02-6

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

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Version 1.0:

1993-01-01 doi:10.5878/002357

The National SOM Survey 1991

Suggested citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1993). The National SOM Survey 1991. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002357

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: 1991-10-15 — 1992-01-28

Data collector: IMU-Testologen AB

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

416

Number of individuals/objects:

1573

Response rate/participation rate:

67%

Published: 1993-01-01
Last updated: 2019-08-20