Citizen survey 1987

This study is part of the collection Citizen surveys

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Olof Petersson - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Description:

This survey forms part of the report on power ´Maktutredningen´, and deals with the citizen´s possibilities to influence. To study the citizen´s possibilities to affect hers/his own situation six different areas of life were chosen. Questions concerning the citizen´s role as a resident dealt with type of housing, participation in meetings or other activities arranged by tenants´ association or similar, activities together with neighbours, possibilities to affect housing conditions, reason for discontent in regard to housing during the last year, activities to accomplish improvements/counteract impairment, and if the demands were met. The role as a consumer were illustrated by questions concerning purchases of capital goods during the last year, possibilities to estimate the quality, choose between different manufactures, and to determine whether the purchase was the best value for money, discontent in regard to purchases during the last year, attempt to get adjustments, and if the demands were met. Questions about health and medical care dealt with own experience of medical care, concerning li

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Anders Westholm - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Olof Petersson - Uppsala University, Department of Government

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0474

Alternative title:

MBU87

Purpose:

Aims to study the ability of citizens to influence their own situation and to participate in social decision-making.

Description:

This survey forms part of the report on power ´Maktutredningen´, and deals with the citizen´s possibilities to influence. To study the citizen´s possibilities to affect hers/his own situation six different areas of life were chosen. Questions concerning the citizen´s role as a resident dealt with type of housing, participation in meetings or other activities arranged by tenants´ association or similar, activities together with neighbours, possibilities to affect housing conditions, reason for discontent in regard to housing during the last year, activities to accomplish improvements/counteract impairment, and if the demands were met. The role as a consumer were illustrated by questions concerning purchases of capital goods during the last year, possibilities to estimate the quality, choose between different manufactures, and to determine whether the purchase was the best value for money, discontent in regard to purchases during the last year, attempt to get adjustments, and if the demands were met. Questions about health and medical care dealt with own experience of medical care, concerning li

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1987-09-15 — 1987-10-25

Data collection:

Time period(s) for data collection: 1987-09-15 — 1987-10-25

Source of the data: Population group

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 16-80 years and resididents of Sweden in July 1987

Time Method:

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Petersson, O., Westholm, A. & Blomberg, G. (1989) Medborgarnas makt. Stockholm: Carlssons Bokförlag.
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Blomberg, G., Westholm, A. & Petersson, O. (1989). Medborgarundersökningen: råtabeller. Uppsala: Maktutredningen.
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Version 1.0:

1995-10-31 doi:10.5878/002901

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0474-001

Citizen survey 1987 - Main survey

Citation:

Anders Westholm, Olof Petersson. Uppsala University, Department of Government (1995). Citizen survey 1987 - Main survey. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002901

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

455

Number of individuals/objects:

2688

Version 1.0:

1995-10-31 doi:10.5878/002902

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0474-002

Citizen survey 1987 - Family survey

Citation:

Anders Westholm, Olof Petersson. Uppsala University, Department of Government (1995). Citizen survey 1987 - Family survey. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002902

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Variables:

910

Number of individuals/objects:

347