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Swedish Election Test-Data Series: Swedish Election Study, 1968 (ICPSR 9123)

Principal Investigator(s): Saerlvik, Bo


This dataset contains a systematically selected subsample of 200 of the 3,356 persons who were interviewed for the 1968 Swedish Election Study, a survey which queried Swedes about their political attitudes, preferences and behavior.

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Study Description


Saerlvik, Bo. SWEDISH ELECTION TEST-DATA SERIES: SWEDISH ELECTION STUDY, 1968. Goeteborg, Sweden: Goeteborg University [producer], 1988. Goeteborg, Sweden: Swedish Social Science Data Service and Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1989. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09123.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09123.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    political attitudes, political behavior, public opinion

Geographic Coverage:    Sweden, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1968

Universe:    Swedes eligible to vote.

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Variables in this subsample differ somewhat from those in the original dataset: variables 3, 7, 8, 20, 22, 443, 453, 454, 467, 468, 479, 480, 484 and 485 have been excluded and variables 24, 451, 452, 460, 461, 465, 466, 477 and 478 have been recoded to fewer categories than in the original version of the survey data. Though a machine-readable codebook for the original complete dataset is available from ICPSR, access to the original dataset is possible only through the Swedish Social Science Data Service, Goeteborg University, Box 5048, S-402 21 Goeteborg, Sweden. Machine-readable documentation is in Swedish.


Sample:    Probability sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews, mail questionnaires, and population registers


Original ICPSR Release:   1989-12-15

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