The National SOM Survey 1996

SND-ID: SND 0589

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 1996

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 eleventh survey in this series. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; Sweden´s relations to the rest of the world; energy, nuclear power and environment; leisure; and background. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New media questions dealt with how often the respondent read local advertisement papers as well as daily papers on the internet. The respondent also had to state if a number of statements corresponded with qualities held by the morning and evening papers the respondent used to read, and to indicate if criticism directed towards daily papers could be applied on papers read by the respondent. Respondents were also asked about their opinion on the function of democracy in Sweden, attitudes towards proposals how to reduce unemployment, and to give their opinion on the possibility to reduce unemployment by 50 percent

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-80 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

1996

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

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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

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.) (1997) Ett missnöjt folk? : SOM-undersökningen 1996. SOM report no 18. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-972694-5-X.
Libris SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-5-X
ISSN: 0284-4788

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

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (2004) Swedish Trends 1986-2004. Göteborg: SOM Institute.

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Dataset
The National SOM Survey 1996

Associated documentation

Version 2.0

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Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2011). <em>The National SOM Survey 1996</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002352">https://doi.org/10.5878/002352</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1996-09-30–1997-01-28
  • Data collector: Gallup
  • Instrument: Questionnaire
  • Sample size: 2841
  • Number of responses: 1779
  • Non response size: 1062
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

547

Number of individuals/objects

1779

Published: 1998-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-23