SIFO 1988: Risks

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research

Society of Pharmacists


The Swedish Institute of Public Opinion Research (SIFO) carried out this survey at the request of the Society of Pharmacists. This survey includes questions about the respondents´ opinion on the most serious threats against peoples health and how often she/he thinks of different risks one is exposed to. Other questions deal with confidence in different sources informing about risks. The respondent was also asked about her/his opinion on risks in connection with drug use. Background variables include information on age, housing, size of household, age of members of household, adult children moved out, car ownership, amount of money needed in household, personal income and household income, marital status, education, occupation, employed or self-employed, public or private sector, trade union membership, size of place of work, gender, Swedish citizenship and party preference.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1988-01-04 – Ongoing



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information
Topic and keywords

Research area

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

General health and well-being (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Published: 1995-07-07
Last updated: 2019-02-06