Dataset: The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study

Abstract

"The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study" is a study of the referendum on Norwegian membership in the European Union. The survey is part of a larger, comparative study of EU referendums in Finland, Sweden and Norway in autumn 1994. "The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study" would like to describe and analyze the Norwegian EU referendum 28 november 1994. Likewise, the purpose is to analyze and explain Norwegian voters' attitudes in the EU question, select behavior and public opinion dynamics. In addition, the goal is to develop research in the referendums. The research design is very interesting, as it were interviewed before, during and after avstemmimgen. The various questions that were posed are separated in variable schedules as AQ, BQ, and CQ.

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Variable Groups

Full Title

The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study

Identification Number

NSD0372-1

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Institute for social research ISF
Department of Sociology and Political science NTNU

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Statistics Norway SSB

Copyright

Copyright (C) 1995 Statistics Norway

Date of Production

1995-01-01

Place of Production

Statistisk sentralbyrå, Oslo

Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant
Ministry of Local Government and Labour
The Research Council of Norway
Department of Sociology and Political Science (NTNU)

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Norwegian Social Science Data Services NSD

Contact Person

Name Affiliation E-mail address Universal Resource Identifier
Norsk samfunnsvitenskapelig datatjeneste

Depositor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Institutt for sosiologi og statsvitenskap, NTNU ISS

Version

Date: 2012-07-13

Bibliographic Citation

"The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study". Data collected by Kathryn L. Moen, Irene Øyangen and Anders Todal Jenssen, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Second NSD edition, Bergen 2012.

List of Keywords

Topic Classification

Mass political behaviour,  attitudes/opinion

Time Period Covered

Start End Cycle
1994

Date of Collection

Start End Cycle
1994-08 1994-12

Country

Norway  (NO)

Geographic Coverage

Country

Geographic Unit

Region.

Unit of Analysis

Individual

Universe

The voting population off less than 80 years.

Kind of Data

Survey data

Time Method

Panel

Data Collector

Statistics Norway  (SSB)

Sampling Procedure

National two-stage random sample.

Gross sample: 4891
Net sample: 3353
Response rate: 68,5%

Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face interview

Type of Research Instrument

Strukturert spørreskjema

Notes

4.891, 700 fra kommuner med færre enn 2.000 innbyggere (pr. 31.13.1993)

Response Rate

Bruttoutvalg: 4.891 , Nettoutvalg: 3.353 IO

Data Set Availability

Media online

Location

Availability Status

Data from "The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Extent of Collection

One data file; different formats can be made.

Number of Files

Etter behov, normalt 1 fil

Restrictions

Data from "The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Citation Requirement

User are obliged to refer to producer and distributor of the data by writing the following in forewords or footnotes in eventual publications:
"(Some of) the data applied in the analysis in this publication are based on "The Norwegian 1994 EU Referendum Study". The survey was financed by the Ministry of Local Government and Labour, The Research Council of Norway and Department of Sociology and Political Science (NTNU). The data are provdided by Statistics Norway, and prepared and made available by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services. Neither Statistics Norway, the Ministry of Local Government and Labour, the Research Council of Norway, Department of Sociology and Political Science (NTNU) nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretation of the data presented here."

Deposit Requirement

Access to the data is given on the condition that NSD gets three copies, alternatively a PDF-file, of eventual reports that are written on the basis of this data. This to ensure best possible information of the use of data we distribute.

Conditions

Application for access to the data has to include name, institutional affiliation, project title, information about sources of financing, postal address. A declaration of secrecy has to be signed before delivery of data.

Disclaimer

Neither Statistics Norway, the Ministry of Local Government and Labour, the Research Council of Norway, Department of Sociology and Political Science (NTNU) nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretation of the data presented here.

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