The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 2010

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Description:

Western SOM has been conducted yearly since 1992, but was initially limited to residents of Gothenburg and its surrounding municipalities. In 1998, the survey was extended to include the entire Västra Götaland County plus the municipality of Kungsbacka.

The purpose of the regional surveys is to enable SOM researchers to study attitudes and behaviour linked to local and regional issues. They emphasise public services and media, although many of the questions are identical with those used in National SOM in order to make the answers comparable both between the regions and with Sweden at large.

Map:

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0899

Alternative title:

Väst-SOM 2010

Purpose:

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

Description:

Western SOM has been conducted yearly since 1992, but was initially limited to residents of Gothenburg and its surrounding municipalities. In 1998, the survey was extended to include the entire Västra Götaland County plus the municipality of Kungsbacka.

The purpose of the regional surveys is to enable SOM researchers to study attitudes and behaviour linked to local and regional issues. They emphasise public services and media, although many of the questions are identical with those used in National SOM in order to make the answers comparable both between the regions and with Sweden at large.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2010-10 — 2011-02

Geographic spread:

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 16-85 years and residing in the county of Västra Götaland or Kungsbacka municipality

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Systematic random
Western SOM 2010 was conducted as a survey based on one sample and one questionnaire.During the period 1998-2009 Western SOM was carried out with two different questionnaires.

Publications

Sort by name | Sort by year

Bergström, Annika (ed.) (2012) Västsvensk vardag: den västsvenska SOM-undersökningen 2010 . SOM report no. 53. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN: 978-91-89673-22-9.
Swepub Libris SOM Institute publications Till lärosätets (gu) databas

If you have published anything based on these data, please notify us with a reference to your publication(s).

Version 1.0:

2012-04-10 doi:10.5878/002378

The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 2010

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2012). The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 2010. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002378

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-10-01 — 2011-02-25

Data collector: Kinnmark

Sample size: 6000

Number of responses: 3276

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

549

Number of individuals/objects:

3276