Media Barometer 1999

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, Nordicom - Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research

Description

The first Media Barometer was conducted in 1979 and since then the survey has been carried out annually. The purpose is to explore how the Swedish population is using different media during an average day. In 1999 the respondents were asked about their usage of different media equipment such as television, text-television, radio, video recorder, CD-player/record player, and tape recorder, the day before the interview. Respondents using any of these equipments were asked about time spent using the equipment. For equipment not used the day before the respondents were asked when it was last used. Television watchers were asked about which channels they had watched. Video watchers were asked if they watched a recorded program, a rented movie or a movie they had bought. All respondents were asked if the had been reading any of the following the day before: morning paper, evening paper, weekly magazine, comics or any other magazine, or book. If so, they were asked how many and for how long period. Readers of morning and evening papers were asked if they read the printed version or the internet versi

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Subject area

Media, Information society (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Nordicom - Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, Nordicom - Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0744

Description

The first Media Barometer was conducted in 1979 and since then the survey has been carried out annually. The purpose is to explore how the Swedish population is using different media during an average day. In 1999 the respondents were asked about their usage of different media equipment such as television, text-television, radio, video recorder, CD-player/record player, and tape recorder, the day before the interview. Respondents using any of these equipments were asked about time spent using the equipment. For equipment not used the day before the respondents were asked when it was last used. Television watchers were asked about which channels they had watched. Video watchers were asked if they watched a recorded program, a rented movie or a movie they had bought. All respondents were asked if the had been reading any of the following the day before: morning paper, evening paper, weekly magazine, comics or any other magazine, or book. If so, they were asked how many and for how long period. Readers of morning and evening papers were asked if they read the printed version or the internet versi

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1999-01-01 — 1999-12-01

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 9-79 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Subject area

Media, Information society (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Nordicom (2000) Nordicom-Sveriges Mediebarometer 1999. MedieNotiser, No. 1, 2000. Göteborg: Nordicom.

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Version 1.0

Dataset 1

Media barometer 1999

Suggested citation

University of Gothenburg, Nordicom - Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research (2001). <em>Media barometer 1999</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000978">https://doi.org/10.5878/000978</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, Nordicom - Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-01-01 — 1999-12-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

372

Number of individuals/objects

2316

Version 1.0

Dataset 2

Media barometer 1999 - Radio channels

Suggested citation

University of Gothenburg, Nordicom - Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research (2001). <em>Media barometer 1999 - Radio channels</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000979">https://doi.org/10.5878/000979</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, Nordicom - Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication Research

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-01-01 — 1999-12-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

79

Number of individuals/objects

2399

Published: 2001-01-01
Last updated: 2019-11-15