The National SOM Survey 2005

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Description:

Since 1986 the SOM-institute has been carrying out an annual nation-wide survey of Swedish opinions. This is accordingly the twentieth 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.
In 2005 approximately one fourth 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. The questionnaire on politics include ten different subject fields: news and media; politics and society; the surrounding world; society and public service; crises awareness; environment and energy; knowledge and society; activities, interests, and value

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Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0851

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 2005

Purpose:

The main purpose is to establish time series that enable researchers to analyse how various changes in society affect people's attitudes and behaviour.

Description:

Since 1986 the SOM-institute has been carrying out an annual nation-wide survey of Swedish opinions. This is accordingly the twentieth 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.
In 2005 approximately one fourth 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. The questionnaire on politics include ten different subject fields: news and media; politics and society; the surrounding world; society and public service; crises awareness; environment and energy; knowledge and society; activities, interests, and value

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Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2005

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-85 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random

Publications

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Holmberg, Sören & Weibull, Lennart (eds.) (2006) Du stora nya värld : trettiofyra kapitel om politik, medier och samhälle : SOM-undersökningen 2005. SOM report no. 39. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN: 91-89673-09-3.
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Version 1.0:

2011-01-14 doi:10.5878/002332

The National SOM Survey 2005

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2011). The National SOM Survey 2005. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002332

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2005-09-12 — 2006-02-14

Data collector: Kinnmark

Sample size: 6000

Number of responses: 3499

Non response size: 2501

Cause of non response — Respondent unable to participate: 421

Cause of non response — No contact/refusal: 2080

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

891

Number of individuals/objects:

3499