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The National SOM Survey 1993

SND-ID: SND 0465

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 1993

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute


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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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

SOM Institute

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 15-80 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated


Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit


Topic and keywords

Research area

Media, Environment and conservation, Energy and natural resources, Political behaviour and attitudes, International politics and organisations, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


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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.
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ISBN: 91-89673-02-6

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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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

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1994) Vägval : SOM-undersökningen 1993. SOM report no. 11. Göteborg: SOM Institute.
SOM Institute publications
ISSN: 0284-4788

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1995) Swedish Opinion. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-972694-0-9.
SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-0-9

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The National SOM Survey 1993

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Version 1.0


University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1994). The National SOM Survey 1993. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0.

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Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

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
  • Instrument: Semi-structured questionnaire
  • Sample size: 2800
  • Number of responses: 1857
  • Non response size: 943
  • Source of the data: Population group



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Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2019-10-18