The National SOM Survey 1997

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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 twelfth 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, media and public issues; and background. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New media questions dealt with newspaper reading on the internet. The respondents also had to state if they agreed or not with a number of statements concerning morning paper usage. Respondents were also asked about the Swedish EU-membership and the effect of the membership on different areas. A number of questions dealt with the respondent´s willingness to pay more taxes if the money was used for environmental issues. New questions on media habits included: how often the respondent watched different programs on television; the reliability of different programs; reasons to watch different

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Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
media, environment and conservation, energy and natural resources, political behaviour and attitudes, international politics and organisations, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0635

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 1997

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 twelfth 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, media and public issues; and background. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New media questions dealt with newspaper reading on the internet. The respondents also had to state if they agreed or not with a number of statements concerning morning paper usage. Respondents were also asked about the Swedish EU-membership and the effect of the membership on different areas. A number of questions dealt with the respondent´s willingness to pay more taxes if the money was used for environmental issues. New questions on media habits included: how often the respondent watched different programs on television; the reliability of different programs; reasons to watch different

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1997

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

Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
media, environment and conservation, energy and natural resources, political behaviour and attitudes, international politics and organisations, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Publications

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Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (1998) Opinionssamhället : SOM-undersökningen 1997. SOM report no 20. Göteborg: SOM Institute : Univ. ISBN 91-972694-8-4.
SOM Institute publications Libris
ISBN: 91-972694-8-4

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

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

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

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Version 2.0:

2011-01-14 doi:10.5878/002348

Version 1.0:

1999-11-01 doi:10.5878/002347

The National SOM Survey 1997

Suggested citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2011). <em>The National SOM Survey 1997</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002348">https://doi.org/10.5878/002348</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: 1997-10-06 — 1998-01-28

Data collector: Gallup

Sample size: 2800

Number of responses: 1754

Non response size: 1046

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

554

Number of individuals/objects:

1754

Published: 1999-01-01
Last updated: 2019-10-18