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:

Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
HEALTH, SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SYSTEMS, general health and well-being, energy and natural resources, POLITICS, political behaviour and attitudes, international politics and organisations, social welfare policy, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, cultural activities and participation, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

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

Instrument:

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

Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
HEALTH, SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SYSTEMS, general health and well-being, energy and natural resources, POLITICS, political behaviour and attitudes, international politics and organisations, social welfare policy, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, cultural activities and participation, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)

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

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Version 1.0:

2018-04-16 doi:10.5878/003006

The National SOM Survey 2016

Suggested citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2018). The National SOM Survey 2016. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/003006

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

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