Dataset: Municipal Election Study 1971

Abstract

This is Statistics Norway's own election survey relating to municipal elections 1971. Respondents were interviewed after the election. The purpose was to extend and complement the municipal statistics, in order to investigate how various background variables affect the election behavior and attitudes to particular social issues. The survey is the only major election survey in conjunction with municipal elections in Norway.

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Variable Groups

Full Title

Municipal Election Study 1971

Identification Number

NSD0047

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Statistics Norway SSB

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Statistics Norway SSB

Copyright

Copyright (C) 1972 Statistics Norway

Place of Production

SSB Oslo

Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant
Statistics Norway SSB

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

This is Statistics Norway's own election survey relating to municipal elections in 1971. Respondents were interviewed after the election. The purpose was to extend and complement the municipal statistics, in order to investigate how various background variables affect the election behavior and attitudes to particular social issues. The survey is the only major election survey in conjunction with municipal elections in Norway.

Version

Date: 2012-07-04

Notes

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

Bibliographic Citation

"Municipal Election Study 1971". Data collected by av Statistics Norway, Oslo. Second NSD edition, Bergen 2012

List of Keywords

Topic Classification

Elections

Time Period Covered

Start End Cycle
1971

Date of Collection

Start End Cycle
1971-09-21 1971-10-23

Country

Norway

Geographic Coverage

Country

Geographic Unit

Municipality.

Unit of Analysis

Individual

Universe

The sample is the part of the population under 80 years which is entitled to vote.

Kind of Data

Survey data

Time Method

Cross-sectional survey

Data Collector

Statistics Norway  (SSB)

Sampling Procedure

SSB's standard two-step plan was used as a selection method.

Gross sample: 2946  
Net sample: 2533

Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face interview

Type of Research Instrument

Strukturert spørreskjema

Data Set Availability

Media online

Location

Availability Status

Data from "Municipal Election Study 1971" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Extent of Collection

1 data file; different formats can be made.

Restrictions

Data from "Municipal Election Study 1971" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Citation Requirement

Users 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 "Municipal Election Study 1971". The data are provided by Statistics Norway, and prepared and made available by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Neither Statistics Norway nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretation of the data presented here."

Deposit Requirement

Access to data is given on the condition that NSD gets three copeis, alternatively a PDF-file, of eventual reports that are written on the basis of the data. This is 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 nor NSD are responsible for the analysis/interpretation of the data presented here.

Related Publications

Municipal Election 1971

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