The National SOM Survey 1995

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

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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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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0511

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1995

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:

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

Instrument:

Questionnaire (Questionnaire)

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.) (1996) Mitt i nittiotalet : SOM-undersökningen 1995. SOM report no. 16. Göteborg: SOM Insititute. ISBN 91-972694-3-3.
Libris SOM Institute publications

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

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

1997-02-01 doi:10.5878/002353

The National SOM Survey 1995

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1997). The National SOM Survey 1995. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002353

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

Sample size: 2900

Number of responses: 1777

Non response size: 1123

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

493

Number of individuals/objects:

1777