The National SOM Survey 2011

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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 - the National SOM - in order to identify the Swedish public's habits and attitudes on the topics of society, politics and media. National SOM 2011 is accordingly the twentyfifth survey in this series.

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.

Subject area

Energy and natural resources, Environment and conservation, International politics and organisations, Political behaviour and attitudes, Cultural activities and participation, Media, 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 0912

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 2011

Description

Since 1986 the SOM-institute has been carrying out an annual nation-wide survey - the National SOM - in order to identify the Swedish public's habits and attitudes on the topics of society, politics and media. National SOM 2011 is accordingly the twentyfifth survey in this series.

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.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

2011

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-85 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Systematic random
Three parallel nationally representative sub-surveys based on a sample of 3000 individuals each

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Energy and natural resources, Environment and conservation, International politics and organisations, Political behaviour and attitudes, Cultural activities and participation, Media, 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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Elfström, E. Flensburgh, E. och Olovsson, S. (2013) Trust in Teachers - a discourse analysis of perceptions of teachers in Sweden. Studentuppsats vid Lunds universitet

Weibull, L., Oscarsson, H. & Bergström, A. (eds.) (2012) I framtidens skugga : fyrtiotvå kapitel om politik, medier och samhälle : SOM-undersökningen 2011. Göteborg: SOM Institute. ISBN: 978-91-89673-24-3.
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ISBN: 978-91-89673-24-3

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The National SOM Survey 2011

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2013). <em>The National SOM Survey 2011</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002326">https://doi.org/10.5878/002326</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: 2011-09-16 — 2012-02-13

Data collector: Kinnmark

Sample size: 9000

Number of responses: 4720

Non response size: 4280

Cause of non response — No contact/refusal: 3567

Cause of non response — Respondent unable to participate: 713

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

990

Number of individuals/objects

4720

Response rate/participation rate

52% (brutto) / 57% (netto)

Published: 2013-04-02
Last updated: 2020-01-22