The voters and nuclear power 1976

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Karl Branzén - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Jörgen Westerståhl - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science rorId


The study is made in connection with the 1976 parliament election and it describes the voters knowledge about and attitudes towards different energy sources in general and nuclear power in particular. At the same time the press was monitored for the same questions, see SSD 0079 ´The press and nuclear power 1976´.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 18-70 years.

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Time period(s) investigated

1976-08-12 – 1976-10-20



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Telephone interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1976-08-12 – 1976-10-20
  • Data collector: Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Political Science

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: Nämnden för samhällsinformation
Topic and keywords

Research area

Energy and natural resources (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Elections (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Political science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)


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Branzén, K. (1978) Allmänhetens informationskällor i energi- och kärnkraftsfrågor. Rapportserien 1978:5. Göteborg: Department of Political Science.

Holmberg, S., Westerståhl, J., & Branzén, K. (1977) Väljarna och kärnkraften. Stockholm: LiberFörlag. ISBN: 91-38-03682-7.
ISBN: 91-38-03682-7

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Published: 1984-04-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06