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The Student SOM Survey 1994

SND-ID: SND 0485

This study is part of the collection The Student SOM survey

Alternative title

Student-SOM 1994

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute


This is the second study in the collection of Student-SOM surveys. The aim of these studies is to shed light on opinions and habits of the student generation of today. The questionnaire was divided into seven parts: mass media; politics and society; energy, nuclear power and environment; Sweden and the rest of the world; leisure-time activities; background; and study programme. It was mainly a replication of the questionnaire used in Student-SOM 1993. Additional questions dealt with the respondent´s opinion on newspapers publishing names in connection with crimes and accidents; Sweden´s future relation to the European Union; and the rights of various ethnical groups to look after their interests. For a number of various things like porno movies in television, flogging, mosques, homosexual teachers, etc. the respondents had to state if they were of the opinion that it should be allowed or not. The question about choice of political party was put in two different versions; half of the respondents were asked about the probability that they should vote for a particular political party during their

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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



Time period(s) investigated

1994-10-01 – 1994-12-01

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Research area

Higher and further education, Media, 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)




Pettersson, M. (2001) Från nittonhundranittiotal till tvåtusental. Work report no. 3. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISSN 0284-4788.
ISSN: 0284-4788

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The Student SOM Survey 1994

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1995). The Student SOM Survey 1994. 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
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1994-10-01–1994-12-01
  • Data collector: University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute
  • Source of the data: Population group



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Published: 1995-01-01
Last updated: 2022-10-13