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Aging in Society: Social Attitudes Towards the Elderly, 1982 [Sweden] (ICPSR 9605) RSS

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Summary:

This collection focuses on attitudes toward and knowledge of the social conditions, abilities, and personalities of elderly persons. Additionally, these data describe how social background characteristics, such as age, sex, profession, and living conditions, influence attitudes toward the elderly.

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Study Description

Citation

Tornstam, Lars. Aging in Society: Social Attitudes Towards the Elderly, 1982 [Sweden]. ICPSR09605-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09605.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   ability, age discrimination, age groups, attitudes toward aging, careers, demographic characteristics, living conditions, older adults, personality, public opinion, retirees, social status

Geographic Coverage:   Global, Sweden

Time Period:  

  • 1981--1982

Date of Collection:  

  • 1982

Universe:   (1) Swedish citizens aged 15-75 years, and employees working in the care of the aged in (2) County Councils and (3) municipal social services.

Data Types:   survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Machine-readable documentation is in Swedish.

Methodology

Sample:   (1) Randomly selected sample drawn from the register of total population, (2) sample drawn from the register of employees of the Swedish County Councils Association, and (3) sample of employees in municipal social services in Uppsala, Sandviken, Ystad, Gatland, Saeffa, and Goteborg.

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self-enumerated mail questionnaires

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