The Scottish Referendum Survey is a dataset of the responses to a postal survey of a random sample of the Scottish electorate subsequent to the devolution referendum of September 1997. It was part of a more general study of the Scottish referendum of 1997 which aimed to provide a comprehensive and authoratative account of a major event in Scottish political history thus enhancing current knowledge of referendums and their future use.
The postal questionnaire focussed on:
Further questions centred around the social and economic characteristics of respondants.
Cross-sectional study: 1997.
Machine-readable codebook in MS-Word, WordPerfect or PDF format.
1 data file and 5 documentation files:
Written to CD-ROM 7/1/99.
SPSS portable format.
Users must register before receiving a copy of data files. Edinburgh University users may contact the Data Library for access.