The National SOM Survey 1991

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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.

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0395

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1991

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.

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.

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

Publications

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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

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.

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:

1993-01-01 doi:10.5878/002357

Available documentation:

The National SOM Survey 1991

Citation:

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

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%