The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 2016

SND-ID: SND 1044

This study is part of the collection The Regional Western Sweden SOM survey

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

Väst-SOM 2016

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

Western SOM has been conducted yearly since 1992, but was initially limited to residents of Gothenburg and its surrounding municipalities. In 1998, the survey was extended to include the entire Västra Götaland County plus the municipality of Kungsbacka.

The purpose of the regional surveys is to enable SOM researchers to study attitudes and behaviour linked to local and regional issues. They emphasise public services and media, although many of the questions are identical with those used in National SOM in order to make the answers comparable both between the regions and with Sweden at large.

Purpose:

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

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute
Protection and ethical review
Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-85 years and residing in the county of Västra Götaland or Kungsbacka municipality

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2016

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Kungsbacka Municipality, Västra Götaland County

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Publications

En brokig gemenskap [Elektronisk resurs]. (2017). Göteborgs universitet.Tillgänglig på Internet: https://som.gu.se/digitalAssets/1671/1671573_en-brokig-gemenskap-korr-20171219.pdf
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Dataset
The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 2016

Version 1.0

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2018). <em>The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 2016</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/003007">https://doi.org/10.5878/003007</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Time period(s) investigated

2016

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2016-09-28–2017-01-31
  • Data collector: Kinnmark
  • Sample size: 8000
  • Non response size: 4185
  • Cause of non response - No contact/refusal: 3780
  • Cause of non response - Respondent unable to participate: 405
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

385

Number of individuals/objects

3816

Response rate/participation rate

50

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Published: 2018-04-24
Last updated: 2019-02-05