The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1992

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

Since 1986 an annual nationwide survey, called SOM-survey, has been carried out at Göteborg University. In 1992 a similar survey was carried out in Western Sweden, i.e. Göteborg and eleven neighbour municipalities. The purpose of this survey was to shed light on opinions in Western Sweden and their development over time, and also to study how they relate to opinions in Sweden as a whole. The questionnaire was divided into five subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; energy, nuclear power and environment; and background. This questionnaire is partly a replication of the one used in the nationwide SOM-survey, but there is also a number of questions dealing with the situation in Göteborg and neighbouring municipalities. The questions about mass media dealt with how often the respondents read a number of daily papers; how often they listen to different radio channels; the trustworthiness of the reports of local events in a number of media; time spent daily viewing television, reading morning paper and reading evening paper; how often the respondent watch a n

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Subject area

Media, Environment and conservation, Energy and natural resources, Political behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

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SND-ID: SND 0460

Alternative title

Väst-SOM 1992

Description

Since 1986 an annual nationwide survey, called SOM-survey, has been carried out at Göteborg University. In 1992 a similar survey was carried out in Western Sweden, i.e. Göteborg and eleven neighbour municipalities. The purpose of this survey was to shed light on opinions in Western Sweden and their development over time, and also to study how they relate to opinions in Sweden as a whole. The questionnaire was divided into five subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; energy, nuclear power and environment; and background. This questionnaire is partly a replication of the one used in the nationwide SOM-survey, but there is also a number of questions dealing with the situation in Göteborg and neighbouring municipalities. The questions about mass media dealt with how often the respondents read a number of daily papers; how often they listen to different radio channels; the trustworthiness of the reports of local events in a number of media; time spent daily viewing television, reading morning paper and reading evening paper; how often the respondent watch a n

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1992-10 — 1993-01

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Municipality

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-80 years residing in Göteborg or one of the eleven surrounding municipalities, Ale, Härryda, Kungsbacka, Kungälv, Lerum, Lilla Edet, Mölndal, Partille, Stenungsund, Tjörn and Öckerö.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Media, Environment and conservation, Energy and natural resources, Political behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Publications

Nilsson, Lennart (ed.) (1993) Västsvensk opinion : SOM-undersökningen Västsverige 1992. SOM report no. 10. Göteborg: SOM Institute.
SOM Institute publications
ISSN: 0284-4788

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The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1992

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1994). <em>The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1992</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002644">https://doi.org/10.5878/002644</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1992-10-26 — 1993-01-18

Data collector: Långedrags Informationskonsult

Sample size: 2800

Number of responses: 1603

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

403

Number of individuals/objects

1603

Response rate/participation rate

60.5

Published: 1994-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-23