The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1996

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

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Description:

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0590

Alternative title:

Väst-SOM 1996

Purpose:

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

Description:

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

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1996-09 — 1997-01

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

Municipality

Unit of analysis:

Population:

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

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Nilsson, Lennart (ed.) (1997) Nya landskap : SOM-undersökningen Västsverige 1996. SOM report no. 19. Göteborg: SOM-institute. ISBN 91-972694-7-6.
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Version 1.0:

2006-08-01 doi:10.5878/002736

The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1996

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2006). The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1996. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002736

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

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

Variables:

592

Number of individuals/objects:

1807