The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1995

This study is part of the collection The Regional Western Sweden SOM survey

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

This is the fourth 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 housing; and background. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New questions in the 1995 survey dealt with: reason giving up morning paper subscription; confidence in the way work is done by a number of occupational groups; opinion on the local administration and people employed by the local authorities; regional cooperation in western Sweden; the importance of being engaged in issues regarding different levels of society, i.e. EU, Sweden, western Sweden, the Göteborg region, the municipality, etc.; the financing of public transport; opinion on propositions concerning the environment; road safety; local advertisement papers and other local papers containing news and offered free of charge; time devoted to radio, daily papers and television; the importance of different subject fields in

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Subject area

Media, Environment and conservation, Political behaviour and attitudes, Leisure, tourism and sport, TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL (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

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0512

Alternative title

Väst-SOM 1995

Description

This is the fourth 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 housing; and background. Most of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several previous SOM-surveys. New questions in the 1995 survey dealt with: reason giving up morning paper subscription; confidence in the way work is done by a number of occupational groups; opinion on the local administration and people employed by the local authorities; regional cooperation in western Sweden; the importance of being engaged in issues regarding different levels of society, i.e. EU, Sweden, western Sweden, the Göteborg region, the municipality, etc.; the financing of public transport; opinion on propositions concerning the environment; road safety; local advertisement papers and other local papers containing news and offered free of charge; time devoted to radio, daily papers and television; the importance of different subject fields in

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1995-10 — 1996-01

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, Political behaviour and attitudes, Leisure, tourism and sport, TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL (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.) (1996) Västsvenska perspektiv : SOM-undersökningen Västsverige 1995. SOM report no 17. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-972694-4-1.
Libris SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-4-1
ISSN: 0284-4788

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The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1995

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2006). <em>The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1995</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002737">https://doi.org/10.5878/002737</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: 1995-10-17 — 1996-01-19

Data collector: Temo

Sample size: 2799

Number of responses: 1708

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

384

Number of individuals/objects

1709

Response rate/participation rate

65.2

Published: 1997-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-23