The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1996
SND-ID: snd0590-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002736
Is part of collection at SND: The Regional Western Sweden SOM survey
University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute
University of Gothenburg - SOM Institute
This is the fifth study in the series of SOM-surveys carried out in Western Sweden exclusively. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; traffic and environment; leisure; and background. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New media questions dealt with thoughts of giving up morning paper subscription, and habits concerning television viewing. Other questions focused on the respondent´s opinion on the function of democracy in Sweden as well as in their own municipality; possibilities to influence a number of local government activities, and if the respondent had tried to influence local government activities during the last year. Respondents also had to state if they believed one in general can trust most people, and how satisfied they were with their own life. A number of questions dealt with the importance of different education and research areas on the future development of Göteborg and the Göteborg region, and the respondent´s contacts with different... Show more..
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Data contains personal data
Unit of analysis
Individuals aged 15-80 years residing in Göteborg or one of the twelve surrounding municipalities, Ale, Alingsås, Härryda, Kungsbacka, Kungälv, Lerum, Lilla Edet, Mölndal, Partille, Stenungsund, Tjörn and Öckerö.
Time period(s) investigated
1996-09 – 1997-01
Number of individuals/objects
Data format / data structure
- Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
- Time period(s) for data collection: 1996-09-30 – 1997-01-28
- Data collector: Gallup
- Sample size: 2900
- Number of responses: 1807
- Source of the data: Population group
Geographic location: Kungsbacka Municipality, Härryda Municipality, Partille Municipality, Öckerö Municipality, Stenungsund Municipality, Tjörn Municipality, Ale Municipality, Lerum Municipality, Lilla Edet Municipality, Göteborg Municipality, Mölndal Municipality, Kungälv Municipality, Alingsås Municipality
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Environment and conservation (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Political behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)
Political science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)
Media studies (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)
Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
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