The National SOM Survey 2016

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

In order to identify how the evolution of society affects Swedes’ attitudes and behaviour, the SOM Institute started its National SOM study in 1986. National SOM addresses three areas - society, opinion and mass media - and consists of several parallel surveys. All surveys include a large number of questions related to politics, society, media and social background, but their areas of focus differ.
In 2016, six different questionnaires were distributed.

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

POLITICS, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, Energy and natural resources, International politics and organisations, Political behaviour and attitudes, Social welfare policy, Cultural activities and participation, HEALTH, General health and well-being, Leisure, tourism and sport, SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SYSTEMS (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 1043

Alternative title

Riks-SOM 2016

Description

In order to identify how the evolution of society affects Swedes’ attitudes and behaviour, the SOM Institute started its National SOM study in 1986. National SOM addresses three areas - society, opinion and mass media - and consists of several parallel surveys. All surveys include a large number of questions related to politics, society, media and social background, but their areas of focus differ.
In 2016, six different questionnaires were distributed.

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

2016

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: Simple random
Six randomised sub samples of 3400 individuals each

Subject area

POLITICS, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, Energy and natural resources, International politics and organisations, Political behaviour and attitudes, Social welfare policy, Cultural activities and participation, HEALTH, General health and well-being, Leisure, tourism and sport, SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SYSTEMS (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Publications

SOM-institutet (2017). Larmar och gör sig till: SOM-undersökningen 2016. Göteborg: SOM-institutet.
Libris
ISBN: 978-91-89673-39-7

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The National SOM Survey 2016

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2018). <em>The National SOM Survey 2016</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/003006">https://doi.org/10.5878/003006</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: 2016-09-28 — 2017-01-31

Data collector: Kinnmark

Instrument: Structured questionnaire

Instrument: Structured questionnaire

Instrument: Structured questionnaire

Instrument: Structured questionnaire

Instrument: Structured questionnaire

Instrument: Structured questionnaire

Sample size: 20400

Number of responses: 9828

Non response size: 10572

Cause of non response — No contact/refusal: 9539

Cause of non response — Respondent unable to participate: 1033

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2016

Variables

879

Number of individuals/objects

9828

Response rate/participation rate

51

Published: 2018-04-24
Last updated: 2019-10-18