The National SOM Survey 2005

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

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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 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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Subject area

Media, Environment and conservation, Political behaviour and attitudes, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0851

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 2005

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

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Media, Environment and conservation, Political behaviour and attitudes, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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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.) (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.
Swepub Libris SOM Institute publications Till lärosätets (gu) databas
ISBN: 91-89673-09-3
ISSN: 0284-4788

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The National SOM Survey 2005

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2011). <em>The National SOM Survey 2005</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002332">https://doi.org/10.5878/002332</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

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

Published: 2007-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-23