The National SOM Survey 1995

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

Since 1986 the research project ´Samhälle Opinion Massmedia´ (SOM) has been carrying out an annual nation-wide survey of Swedish opinions. This is accordingly the tenth survey in this series. 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. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New questions dealt with: the importance of 37 different subject fields in a morning paper; local advertisement papers and other local papers containing news and offered free of charge; opinion on the Swedish EU membership; the influence of finance market on politics; opinion on a number of propositions how to improve the Swedish economy; confidence in the way work is done by a number of occupational groups; confidence in different groups in regard to environmental information; opinion on how much a number of measures could contribute to a better environment in Sweden. The respondents also had to state how often they used to

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Subject 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)

Responsible department/unit

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0511

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 1995

Description

Since 1986 the research project ´Samhälle Opinion Massmedia´ (SOM) has been carrying out an annual nation-wide survey of Swedish opinions. This is accordingly the tenth survey in this series. 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. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New questions dealt with: the importance of 37 different subject fields in a morning paper; local advertisement papers and other local papers containing news and offered free of charge; opinion on the Swedish EU membership; the influence of finance market on politics; opinion on a number of propositions how to improve the Swedish economy; confidence in the way work is done by a number of occupational groups; confidence in different groups in regard to environmental information; opinion on how much a number of measures could contribute to a better environment in Sweden. The respondents also had to state how often they used to

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1995

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

Data contains personal data

No

Subject 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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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
ISBN: 91-628-3000-7
ISSN: 0346-5942

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1997) Trends in Swedish opinion. Göteborg: SOM Insititute. ISBN 91-972694-6-8.
Libris SO Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-6-8

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.) (2004) Swedish Trends 1986-2004. Göteborg: SOM Institute.

Jarlbro, Gunilla (ed.) (1996) Ungdomars opinioner. SOM report no. 15. Göteborg: SOM Insititute. ISBN 91-972694-2-5.
Libris SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-2-5

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1996) Mitt i nittiotalet : SOM-undersökningen 1995. SOM report no. 16. Göteborg: SOM Insititute. ISBN 91-972694-3-3.
Libris SOM Institute publications
ISSN: 0284-4788
ISBN: 91-972694-3-3

Oscarsson, Henrik (ed.) (2003) Demokratitrender. SOM report no. 32. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-89673-02-6.
Libris SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-89673-02-6
ISSN: 0284-4788

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The National SOM Survey 1995

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1997). <em>The National SOM Survey 1995</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002353">https://doi.org/10.5878/002353</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1995-10-10 — 1996-01-25

Data collector: Temo

Instrument: Questionnaire (Questionnaire)

Sample size: 2900

Number of responses: 1777

Non response size: 1123

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

493

Number of individuals/objects

1777

Published: 1997-01-01
Last updated: 2019-10-18