This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
Principal Investigator(s): Rokkan, Stein; Valen, Henry
This study, conducted in two waves, collected data from a national sample of the Norwegian electorate. Respondents were interviewed after the 1957 election. Information was gathered on the attentiveness of the respondents to the campaign, their opinions on issues in the campaign, organizational membership, political participation, partisanship, and voting history. Demographic variables include education, age, marital status, party membership, and subjective class identification. Wave 1 included 1,546 respondents, while Wave 2 included 1,406.
One or more data files in this study are set up in a non-standard format, such as card image format. Users may need help converting these files before they can be used for analysis.
These data are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Because you are not logged in, we cannot verify that you will be able to download the data.
Rokkan, Stein, and Henry Valen. Norwegian Election Study, 1957. ICPSR07288-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-11-30. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07288.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07288.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: campaign issues, citizen attitudes, media influence, memberships, national elections, national politics, political awareness, political participation, political partisanship, political party affiliation, public opinion, voter history, Norway
Date of Collection:
Universe: Norwegian electorate.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: National cross-section sample.
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-19
- 2010-11-30 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
- Citations exports are provided above.
Export Study-level metadata (does not include variable-level metadata)
If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.