The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1995

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

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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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Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0512

Alternative title:

Väst-SOM 1995

Purpose:

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

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

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Nilsson, Lennart (ed.) (1996) Västsvenska perspektiv : SOM-undersökningen Västsverige 1995. SOM report no 17. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-972694-4-1.
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Version 1.0:

2006-07-17 doi:10.5878/002737

The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1995

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2006). The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1995. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002737

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%