The National SOM Survey 2017

This study is part of the collection The National SOM survey

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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 2017, six different questionnaires were distributed.

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 1094

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 2017

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.

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 2017, six different questionnaires were distributed.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

2017 — 2017

Instrument:

National-1 (Structured questionnaire)

National-2 (Structured questionnaire)

National-3 (Structured questionnaire)

National-4 (Structured questionnaire)

National-5 (Structured questionnaire)

National-6 (Structured questionnaire)

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.

Ethics Review:

Gothenburg —130-15

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Publications

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Andersson, A., Carlander A., Lindgren A. & Oskarson M. (red) (2018). Sprickor i fasaden: Den nationella SOM-undersökningen 2017. Göteborg: SOM-institutet. ISBN: 978-91-89673-42-5
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Version 1.0:

The National SOM Survey 2017

Citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2019). The National SOM Survey 2017. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/n5b5-zn80

Description:

Sample size: 20400
Cause of non response - Respondent unable to participate: 836
Cause of non response - No contact/refusal: 8752

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2017-09-07 — 2017-12-31

Data collector: Institutet för kvalitetsindikatorer - Indikator

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2017-09-01 — 2017-12-31

Variables:

776

Number of individuals/objects:

10812

Response rate/participation rate:

55%