The Regional Western Sweden SOM Cumulative Dataset

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

The SOM survey in West Sweden has been conducted yearly since 1992. The survey 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 behavior 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.
The Super-West SOM contains data from the SOM survey in West Sweden surveys from 1992. The data contains a selection of questions frequently asked over the years, focusing on time series.

Purpose:

The purpose of the regional surveys is to enable SOM researchers to study attitudes and behaviour linked to local and regional issues.

Subject area

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 1046

Alternative title

Super-Väst-SOM

Description

The SOM survey in West Sweden has been conducted yearly since 1992. The survey 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 behavior 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.
The Super-West SOM contains data from the SOM survey in West Sweden surveys from 1992. The data contains a selection of questions frequently asked over the years, focusing on time series.

Purpose:

The purpose of the regional surveys is to enable SOM researchers to study attitudes and behaviour linked to local and regional issues.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1992 — 2019

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Kungsbacka Municipality, Västra Götaland County

Geographic description: 1992-1996: residents of Gothenburg and its surrounding municipalities 1997- : The county of Västra Götaland or Kungsbacka municipality

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Region

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-85 years and residing in the county of Västra Götaland or Kungsbacka municipality

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
The sample was based on the Swedish Tax Agency's population registry.

Data contains personal data

No

Ethics Review

Gothenburg — Ref. 130-15

Subject area

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

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Carlander, A. & Rönnerstrand B. (red) (2018). Hemma Väst: Den västsvenska SOM-undersökningen 2017. Göteborg: SOM-institutet. ISBN: 978-91-89673-43-3
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: 9789189673433

Carlander, A. & Andersson, U. (red) (2020). Digitala är vi allihopa: Den västsvenska SOM-undersökningen 2020. Göteborg: SOM-institutet.
ISBN: 9789189673489

Carlander, Anders, Mellander, Elias & Öhberg, Patrik (red) (2019) Ingen kommer undan kulturen. Göteborgs universitet: SOM-institutet
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En brokig gemenskap [Elektronisk resurs]. (2017). Göteborgs universitet.Tillgänglig på Internet: https://www.gu.se/sites/default/files/2020-05/71.%20En%20brokig%20gemenskap%20%28Andersson%20%26%20Bergstr%C3%B6m%29%202017.pdf
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ISBN: 9789189673403

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Version 4

2021-04-01
https://doi.org/10.5878/4dn1-g585

Data added : Data from the 2019 edition

Version 3.0

2020-04-02
https://doi.org/10.5878/8aed-4172

Variable(s) added : ee920, ee930a, ee930b, ee930c, ankom

Data added : Data from West SOM 2018

Version 2.0

2019-04-09
https://doi.org/10.5878/a30e-nw04

Data added : Data from West SOM 2017

Variable(s) added : ee901d, ee901f, ee901g, ee901i, ee901n, ee901o, ee901p, ee901q, regprob, regprognamnt, antalregprognamnt, komprob, komprobnamnt, antalkomprobnamnt, md40a, md40b, md40c, md40d, ee910a, ee910b, ee910c, ee910d, ee910e, ce910a, ce910b, ea60a, ea60b

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The Regional Western Sweden SOM Cumulative Dataset 1992-2019

Citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2021). <em>The Regional Western Sweden SOM Cumulative Dataset 1992-2019</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 4. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/4dn1-g585">https://doi.org/10.5878/4dn1-g585</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1992-10-26 — 1993-01-18

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-10-26 — 1994-01-18

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1994-10-17 — 1995-01-09

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1995-10-17 — 1996-01-19

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1996-09-30 — 1997-01-28

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1997-10-06 — 1998-01-29

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1998-09-30 — 1999-01-28

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-10-06 — 2000-01-18

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2000-10-03 — 2001-02-15

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2001-10-01 — 2002-02-13

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-09-30 — 2004-02-23

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-10-06 — 2005-02-18

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2005-09-26 — 2006-02-22

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-09-22 — 2007-02-22

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2007-09-28 — 2008-02-13

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-09-26 — 2009-02-03

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-09-18 — 2010-02-01

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2010-10-01 — 2011-02-25

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2011-09-16 — 2012-02-13

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2012-09-28 — 2013-02-19

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2013-09-27 — 2014-01-19

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2014-09-26 — 2015-03-03

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2015-09-25 — 2016-03-03

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2016-09-28 — 2017-01-31

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2017-09-01 — 2017-12-31

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2018-09-25 — 2018-12-31

Data collector: Institutet för kvalitetsindikatorer - Indikator

Sample size: 6000

Cause of non response — No contact throughout the fieldwork period: 2248

Cause of non response — Respondent unable to participate: 244

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2019-09-16 — 2019-12-15

Data collector: Institutet för kvalitetsindikatorer - Indikator

Source of the data: Research data: Published

Time period(s) investigated

1992 — 2019

Variables

735

Number of individuals/objects

83767

Response rate/participation rate

50

Published: 2018-04-24
Last updated: 2021-04-01