Dataset: Norwegian Election Study, 1993

Abstract

The Norwegian Election Research Programme was launched in the middle of the 1950's, under the direction of The Institute for Social Research. Professors Henry Valen and Stein Rokkan were responsible for the programme. The programme co-operated with Norsk Gallup Institute A/S for sample survey data collection in the election studies covering the Storting elections in 1957, 1965, 1969 and 1973. From 1977 the programme has co-operated with Statistics Norway (SSB) for the data collection in these studies. The 1989 election study was the eigth study to be carried out under this research programme. The election studies are intended to give statistical data for research on elections and political processes in Norway. Since the start of the Norwegian Election Programme Professor Henry Valen has been the key administrator, but in 1985 Bernt Aardal took over as executive manager.  


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Variable Groups

Full Title

Norwegian Election Study, 1993

Identification Number

NSD0166

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Institute for social research/ Valen, Henry ISF
Institute for social research/ Aardal, Bernt ISF

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Statistics Norway SSB

Copyright

Copyright (C) 1995 Statistics Norway

Place of Production

SSB Oslo

Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant
The Research Council of Norway NFR
Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development KAD

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
Statistisk sentralbyrå, Oslo SSB

Series Name

Norwegian Election Studies

Series Information

The Norwegian electoral research program began in the mid 50s under the auspices of the Institute for Social Research, with Henry Valen and Stein Rokkan as research administrators. The program has since 1977 collaborated with Statistics Norway to conduct election surveys in connection with parliamentary elections. The survey in 1989 was the fourth in this collaborative series. The surveys will provide statistical background material for research on elections and political processes in Norway. Prof. Henry Valen has throughout the period been a central coordinator of the studies, but in 1985 Bernt Aardal took over as general manager of election research.

Version

Første NSD utgave

Date: 2012-08-02

Type: edition

Version Responsibility Statement

Norsk samfunnsvitenskapelig datatjeneste

Notes

Data from Statistics Norway are documented and prepared, second NSD edition.

Bibliographic Citation

"The Norwegian Election Study, 1993". Data Collected by Statistics Norway. Second NSD utgave, Bergen 2012.

List of Keywords

Topic Classification

Time Period Covered

Start End Cycle
1993

Date of Collection

Start End Cycle
1993-09-01 1993-10-29

Country

Norway  (NO)

Geographic Coverage

Country

Geographic Unit

Part of country, type of municipality.

Unit of Analysis

Individual

Universe

The voting population of less than 80 years.

Kind of Data

Survey data

Time Method

Cross-sectional survey

Data Collector

Statistics Norway  (SSB)

Sampling Procedure

Sample: Simple random sample drawn from the central person registry, voting 18-79 years

Gross sample: 3.000/1.366 panel from the 1981 survey.
Net sample: 2195

Response rate: 73.17%

Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face interview

Type of Research Instrument

Strukturert spørreskjema

Actions to Minimize Losses

Gjenbesøk

Notes

Datainnsamlingen følger SSBs standard utvalgsprosedyre.

Data Set Availability

Media online

Location

Availability Status

Data from ”Norwegian Election Study, 1993” are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Extent of Collection

One data file; different formats can be made.

Completeness of Study Stored

En del avledede analysevariable er fjernet i den filen NSD distribuerer

Number of Files

Etter behov, normalt 1 fil

Restrictions

Data from "Norwegian Election Study, 1993" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Citation Requirement

Users are obliged to refer to producer and distributor of teh data by writing the following in forewords nad footnotes in eventual publications:
"(Some of) the data applied in the analysis in this publication are based on "Norwegian Election Study, 1993". The survey was financed by the Research Council of Norway and the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. The data are provided by Statistics Norway, and prepared and made available by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Neither Statistics Norway, the Research Council of Norway, the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretations of the data presented here."

Deposit Requirement

Access to 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 the data. This to ensure best possible information of the use of the 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 Research Council of Norway, the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretations of the data presented here.

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