The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2014

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

In 2014 the SOM Institute carried out the second SOm survey in the county of Värmland. The focus is issues of public services, regional development and media habits. The study also touches on topics such as the relationship to Norway and the opinion on local transport projects.
The questionnaire consists of eight coherent subject fields: news and media; politics and democracy; society and public service; interests and activities; housing; elections in 2014; working life; and background questions.
SOM in Värmland designed in collaboration with Karlstad University.

Purpose:

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

Subject area

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

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Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0992

Alternative title

Värmlands-SOM 2014

Description

In 2014 the SOM Institute carried out the second SOm survey in the county of Värmland. The focus is issues of public services, regional development and media habits. The study also touches on topics such as the relationship to Norway and the opinion on local transport projects.
The questionnaire consists of eight coherent subject fields: news and media; politics and democracy; society and public service; interests and activities; housing; elections in 2014; working life; and background questions.
SOM in Värmland designed in collaboration with Karlstad University.

Purpose:

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

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

2014-09 — 2015-02

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Värmland County

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Unit of analysis

Population

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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Subject area

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

Version 1.0

The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2014

Suggested citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2016). <em>The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2014</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002816">https://doi.org/10.5878/002816</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: 2014-09-19 — 2015-02-04

Data collector: Kinnmark

Sample size: 3000

Number of responses: 1420

Non response size: 1580

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

425

Number of individuals/objects

1420

Published: 2016-03-31
Last updated: 2019-02-06