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The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2010

SND-ID: SND 0900

This study is part of the collection The Regional Värmland SOM survey

Alternative title

Värmlands-SOM 2010

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute


This is the first SOM survey carried out in the county of Värmland. The questionnaire consists of nine coherent parts: news and media; politics, society and democracy; regionalization and regional development; society and service; culture, identity and life style; globalization; working life; the election 2010; and background


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



Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

SOM Institute

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 16-85 years residing in the county of Värmland

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2010-10 – 2011-02

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Värmland County

Lowest geographic unit


Highest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Topic and keywords

Research area

Media, Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


Nilsson, Lennart, Aronsson, Lars & Norell, Per-Owe (eds.) (2012) Värmländska landskap: politik, ekonomi, samhälle, kultur, medier. Karlstad: Karlstad University Press. ISBN: 978-91-86637-04-0.
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ISBN: 978-91-86637-04-0

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The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2010

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2012). The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2010. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0.

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Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Time period(s) investigated

2010-10-01 – 2011-02-08

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-10-01–2011-02-08
  • Data collector: Kinnmark
  • Sample size: 2000
  • Number of responses: 1120
  • Source of the data: Population group



Number of individuals/objects


Published: 2012-04-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06