The National SOM Survey 2002

SND-ID: SND 0801

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 2002

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

Since 1986 the SOM-institute has been carrying out an annual nation-wide survey of Swedish opinions. This is accordingly the seventeenth survey in this series. The SOM-institute is a collaboration between three departments at Göteborg University: the Institute for Journalism and Mass Communication, the Department of Political Science, and the School of Public Administration. Since 1998 the survey includes two nation representative samples and uses two different mail questionnaires. One of the questionnaires mainly deals with questions on politics, economy and working life, while the other mainly deals with media, culture and health. One third of the questions asked in the two questionnaires are common for both samples, for example questions about media habits, political attitudes, leisure activities, and social background.

Both questionnaires in National SOM 2002 include nine different subject fields. A large number of the questions are common for both questionnaires, hence they can be studied with double sample size. Both questionnaires include the subject fields: politics and society; posse

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Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-85 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2002

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Topic and keywords
Publications

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Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (2004) Swedish Trends 1986-2004. Göteborg: SOM Institute.

Berg O. (2008) Attityder kring kärnkraft i Sverige : en studie av förändringar i attityder från folkomröstningen 1980 fram till år 2006. C-uppsats, Kulturgeografiska institutionen, Uppsala universitet

Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (2003) Fåfängans marknad : SOM-undersökningen 2002. SOM report no. 33. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN 91-89673-03-4.
Libris SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-89673-03-4
ISSN: 0284-4788

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Dataset
The National SOM Survey 2002

Version 1.0

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2011). <em>The National SOM Survey 2002</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002337">https://doi.org/10.5878/002337</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2002-09-17–2003-02-10
  • Data collector: Kinnmark
  • Sample size: 6000
  • Number of responses: 3609
  • Non response size: 2391
  • Cause of non response - No contact/refusal: 1916
  • Cause of non response - Respondent unable to participate: 475
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

1153

Number of individuals/objects

3609

Response rate/participation rate

65

Published: 2004-04-01
Last updated: 2019-10-18