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Study Report

Study Number: LA-507-001-1-1-Sweden-ICPSR-1964

Subject Area: Public Opinion on Political Matters, Political Participation

Bibliographic Citation: Social determinants of voting in Sweden, 1964.  [machine-readable data file] / University of Goteborg. Institute of Political Science. Swedish Representative Democracy Project  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 7339

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: The dataset is primarily for teaching purposes, although it may be used to explore the usefulness of alternative modes of analysis or to test alternative hypotheses. The data were drawn from an interview sample survey conducted at the time of the 1964 Riksdag election in Sweden. The study contains 39 variables which ascertain the voting behavior of a representative sample of enfranchised population of Sweden under the age of 81 in 1964 (2,849 respondents). Included among the information was the respondent's socio-economic strata, educational level, occupation, social mobility, membership in labor unions, frequency of church attendance, as well as sex, age, and marital status.

SUBJECT TERMS: instructional materials. jobs. political attitudes and behavior. voting attitudes and behavior. Europe. Sweden.


Saerlvik, Bo. ''Socioeconomic Determinants of Voting in the Swedish Electorate.'' COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES, Vol.2:1, 1969. Saerlvik, Bo. ''Socioeconomic Position, Religions, Behavior, and Voting in the Swedish Electorate.'' QUALITY AND QUANTITY, Vol. IV:1, 1970.

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