FSD2000 Diaries of Women Living in Countryside 1993-1994

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  • Högbacka, Riitta (University of Helsinki. Ruralia Institute, Mikkeli)


countryside, economic activity, family life, gender role, leisure time, rural areas, women, women's role


The archived data consist of 32 diaries written in Finnish about the work, life, and feelings of women living in rural Finland. The data were collected in connection with a questionnaire survey (FSD2043) where every 40th sampled person was asked to write a diary in addition to completing the questionnaire. They were asked to keep a diary for a week of their everyday activities, events and feelings.

The dataset is only available in Finnish.

Study description in machine readable DDI 2.0 format

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