ISSP 1998 - Religion II: Sweden

This study is part of the collection ISSP - International Social Survey Programme

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1998 'International Social Survey Program'. ISSP is an ongoing program of cross-national collaboration. Formed in 1984, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys. The topic of 1998 was 'Religion'.

In this survey the respondents had to give their opinions on different kinds of sexual relations; abortion; people living together without being married; and women working outside of home. The respondents were also asked about their believes about God, and if they believed in heaven, hell or religious miracles. They also had to describe their feelings about the Bible and answer questions about the meaning of life. A number of questions concerned the respondent's religious upbringing: religious preference of the parents, religion raised in, church attendance of parents and church attendance of the respondent in the age of 11-12. Questions about the present religious activities touched upon how often the respondent prays, takes part in religious activities, and how religious she/he

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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0716

Purpose:

ISSP aims to design and implement internationally comparable attitude surveys. The study in 1998 investigating Religion.

Description:

This survey is the Swedish part of the 1998 'International Social Survey Program'. ISSP is an ongoing program of cross-national collaboration. Formed in 1984, the group develops topical modules dealing with important areas of social science as supplements to regular national surveys. The topic of 1998 was 'Religion'.

In this survey the respondents had to give their opinions on different kinds of sexual relations; abortion; people living together without being married; and women working outside of home. The respondents were also asked about their believes about God, and if they believed in heaven, hell or religious miracles. They also had to describe their feelings about the Bible and answer questions about the meaning of life. A number of questions concerned the respondent's religious upbringing: religious preference of the parents, religion raised in, church attendance of parents and church attendance of the respondent in the age of 11-12. Questions about the present religious activities touched upon how often the respondent prays, takes part in religious activities, and how religious she/he

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Language:

English

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1998-02-01

Instrument:

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-77 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Särkimukka, J., Edlund, J., & Svallfors, S. (1999) ISSP 1998 - Moral, värderingar och religion II. Kodbok för maskinläsbar datafil. Umeå: Department of Sociology.

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Version 1.1:

2009-08-28 doi:10.5878/001602

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Version 1.0:

2000-04-20 doi:10.5878/001601

Available documentation:

ISSP 1998 - Religion II: Sweden

Citation:

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (2009). ISSP 1998 - Religion II: Sweden. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.1. https://doi.org/10.5878/001602

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-02 — 1998-05

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

99

Number of individuals/objects:

1189

Response rate/participation rate:

60,0%