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

Published: Feb 17, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Lars Tornstam

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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.

Tornstam, Lars. Aging in Society:  Social Attitudes Towards the Elderly, 1982 [Sweden]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-17.

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These data, provided by the Swedish Social Science Data Service, are available only for use in academic research within the United States and Canada.

1981 -- 1982

1982 (Spring)

Machine-readable documentation is in Swedish.

(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.

(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.

self-enumerated mail questionnaires

survey data




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