The National SOM Survey 2018

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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 2018, 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, Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies), Media and Communications, Media Studies, Other Social Sciences, Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified, Information Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
HEALTH, SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SYSTEMS, income, property and investment/saving, general health and well-being, energy and natural resources, POLITICS, political behaviour and attitudes, elections, government, political systems and organisations, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, social welfare policy, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)

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Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 1109

Alternative title:

Riks-SOM 2018

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 2018, 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:

2018 — 2018

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

Ethics Review:

Gothenburg — Ref. 130-15

Subject area:

Social Sciences, Political Science, Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies), Media and Communications, Media Studies, Other Social Sciences, Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified, Information Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
HEALTH, SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SYSTEMS, income, property and investment/saving, general health and well-being, energy and natural resources, POLITICS, political behaviour and attitudes, elections, government, political systems and organisations, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, social welfare policy, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, social behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)

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Ulrika Andersson, Björn Rönnerstrand, Patrik Öhberg & Annika Bergström (red) (2019) Storm och stiltje. Göteborgs universitet: SOM-institutet. https://som.gu.se/publicerat/bocker/74storm
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Version 1.0:

The National SOM Survey 2018

Suggested citation:

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute. University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2019). The National SOM Survey 2018. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/kreq-3p45

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

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Data collection:

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: 21000

Cause of non response — No contact/refusal: 9479

Cause of non response — Respondent unable to participate: 726

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

868

Number of individuals/objects:

10796

Response rate/participation rate:

53%

Published: 2020-04-02