The National SOM Survey 1993

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Description:

This dataset contains information from SOM-survey 1993, the eighth study in a series of annual surveys. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden and the rest of the world; 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 thoughts of giving up morning paper subscription; confidence in a number of Swedish mass media; impression of morning television; interest in a number of political areas; opinion on family policy; and opinion on a number of statements concerning the regional division of Sweden. The respondents also had to indicate how threatening they considered a number of environmental problem, and to give their opinion on how seriously a number of risks threaten their own life and health. Furthermore the respondents had to indicate the importance of a number of circumstances when giving refugees residence permit in Sweden, and also give their o

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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0465

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1993

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 SOM-survey 1993, the eighth study in a series of annual surveys. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden and the rest of the world; 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 thoughts of giving up morning paper subscription; confidence in a number of Swedish mass media; impression of morning television; interest in a number of political areas; opinion on family policy; and opinion on a number of statements concerning the regional division of Sweden. The respondents also had to indicate how threatening they considered a number of environmental problem, and to give their opinion on how seriously a number of risks threaten their own life and health. Furthermore the respondents had to indicate the importance of a number of circumstances when giving refugees residence permit in Sweden, and also give their o

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1993

Instrument:

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-80 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1994) Vägval : SOM-undersökningen 1993. SOM report no. 11. Göteborg: SOM Institute.
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.
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Version 1.0:

1994-11-01 doi:10.5878/002355

The National SOM Survey 1993

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1994). The National SOM Survey 1993. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002355

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-10-15 — 1994-01-20

Data collector: SIFO-Ronneby

Sample size: 2800

Number of responses: 1857

Non response size: 943

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

461

Number of individuals/objects:

1857

Response rate/participation rate:

70%