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Swedish Election Test-Data Series: Swedish Election Study, 1970 (ICPSR 9124)

Principal Investigator(s): Saerlvik, Bo


This dataset contains a systematically selected subsample of 200 of the 4,815 persons who were interviewed for the 1970 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, 1970. 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/ICPSR09124.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09124.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    political attitudes, political behavior, public opinion

Geographic Coverage:    Sweden, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1970

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, 15, 165, 182, 183, 197, 198, 209, 210, 218, 219 have been excluded and variables 22-24, 180, 181, 186-189, 195, 196, 207, 208, 216 and 217 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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