The Community SOM Survey 1998

This study is part of the collection SOM - Special studies

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Description:

Every year since 1986, the SOM Institute carries out a nationwide survey, National SOM (Riks-SOM), in which people are asked questions about politics, society, their use of media, public service, the environment, risks, new media technology and their leisure-time activities. Since 1992 a corresponding survey is carried out in Göteborg and its surrounding communities: Western SOM (Väst-SOM). Starting in 1996, a local study, Community SOM (Kom-SOM), is carried out in different municipalities surrounding Göteborg as well as town districts in the city of Göteborg. The results from these surveys shed light on three levels of society: the national, the regional and the municipal.

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Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0795

Alternative title:

Kom-SOM 1998

Description:

Every year since 1986, the SOM Institute carries out a nationwide survey, National SOM (Riks-SOM), in which people are asked questions about politics, society, their use of media, public service, the environment, risks, new media technology and their leisure-time activities. Since 1992 a corresponding survey is carried out in Göteborg and its surrounding communities: Western SOM (Väst-SOM). Starting in 1996, a local study, Community SOM (Kom-SOM), is carried out in different municipalities surrounding Göteborg as well as town districts in the city of Göteborg. The results from these surveys shed light on three levels of society: the national, the regional and the municipal.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1998-09 — 1998-12

Instrument:

Questionnaire Ale (Structured questionnaire)

Questionnaire Frölunda (Structured questionnaire)

Questionnaire Tjörn (Structured questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Tjörn Municipality, Ale Municipality, Västra Frölunda Parish

Geographic description: The town district Frölunda in Göteborg and in two municipalities in the Göteborg area; Ale and Tjörn.

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-80 years living in the town district Frölunda in Göteborg and in two municipalities in the Göteborg area; Ale and Tjörn.

Time Method:

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Commissioning organisation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Publications

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Nilsson, Lennart & Persson, Jonas (1999) Kommunundersökningen 1998 : Ale. Göteborg: SOM Insititute.

Nilsson, Lennart & Persson, Jonas (1999) Kommunundersökningen 1998 : Frölunda. Göteborg: SOM Insititute.

Nilsson, Lennart & Persson, Jonas (1999) Kommunundersökningen 1998 -:Tjörn. Göteborg: SOM Insititute.

Persson, Jonas (1999) Storstadsregionens kontraster. Kommunundersökningarna i göteborgsregionen 1996-1998. Göteborg: SOM Insititute.

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Version 1.0:

2003-11-26 doi:10.5878/001042

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0795-001

The Community SOM Survey 1998: Ale

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2003). The Community SOM Survey 1998: Ale. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001042

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-09 — 1998-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

438

Number of individuals/objects:

612

Version 1.0:

2003-11-26 doi:10.5878/001043

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0795-002

The Community SOM Survey 1998: Frölunda

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2003). The Community SOM Survey 1998: Frölunda. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001043

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-01 — 1998-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Variables:

427

Number of individuals/objects:

690

Version 1.0:

2003-11-26 doi:10.5878/001044

Available documentation:

Dataset SND 0795-003

The Community SOM Survey 1998: Tjörn

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2003). The Community SOM Survey 1998: Tjörn. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/001044

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-01 — 1998-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

472

Number of individuals/objects:

779