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The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2010

SND-ID: snd0900-1. Version: 1.0. DOI:

Is part of collection at SND: The Regional Värmland SOM survey


Alternative title

Värmlands-SOM 2010

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - SOM Institute rorId


This is the first SOM survey carried out in the county of Värmland. The questionnaire consists of nine coherent parts: news and media; politics, society and democracy; regionalization and regional development; society and service; culture, identity and life style; globalization; working life; the election 2010; and background


Study attitudes and behaviours that are linked to local and regional issues and phenomena

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 16-85 years residing in the county of Värmland

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
Urvalet baseras på kön, ålder (16-85 år) och kommuntillhörighet.

Time period(s) investigated

2010-10-01 – 2011-02-08



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-10-01 – 2011-02-08
  • Data collector: Kinnmark
  • Sample size: 2000
  • Number of responses: 1120
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Värmland County

Lowest geographic unit


Highest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

SOM Institute

Topic and keywords

Research area

Elections (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)


Nilsson, Lennart, Aronsson, Lars & Norell, Per-Owe (eds.) (2012) Värmländska landskap: politik, ekonomi, samhälle, kultur, medier. Karlstad: Karlstad University Press. ISBN: 978-91-86637-04-0.
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ISBN: 978-91-86637-04-0

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Published: 2012-04-10
Last updated: 2019-02-06