The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2018

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

In the autumn of 2018, the third edition of the Gothenburg SOM survey was conducted. A total of 5000 randomly selected citizens of Gothenburg answered questions about attitudes and habits in relation to society, opinion and media. Many of the questions in the Gothenburg survey are of a regional nature, and concern local politicians and infrastructure initiatives.

Subject area

POLITICS, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, Elections, Political behaviour and attitudes, Political ideology, Cultural activities and participation, Media, MEDIA, COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, Leisure, tourism and sport, Social behaviour and attitudes, Social conditions and indicators (CESSDA Topic Classification)
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 (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 1111

Description

In the autumn of 2018, the third edition of the Gothenburg SOM survey was conducted. A total of 5000 randomly selected citizens of Gothenburg answered questions about attitudes and habits in relation to society, opinion and media. Many of the questions in the Gothenburg survey are of a regional nature, and concern local politicians and infrastructure initiatives.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

2018

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Göteborg Municipality

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Municipality

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-85 years and residing in Göteborg municipality.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
Probability: Simple random

Ethics Review

Gothenburg — Ref. 130-15

Subject area

POLITICS, SOCIETY AND CULTURE, Elections, Political behaviour and attitudes, Political ideology, Cultural activities and participation, Media, MEDIA, COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, Leisure, tourism and sport, Social behaviour and attitudes, Social conditions and indicators (CESSDA Topic Classification)
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 (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Rönnerstrand, B. & Sandelin, F (2019) SOM-undersökningen i Göteborg 2018: SOM-rapport nr 2019:38 [Elektronisk resurs]. Göteborgs universitet. https://som.gu.se/digitalAssets/1748/1748805_38.-g--teborgsrapporten-2018.pdf
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The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2018

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2019). <em>The Gothenburg SOM Survey 2018</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/2yry-se63">https://doi.org/10.5878/2yry-se63</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure

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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: 5000

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

Cause of non response — Respondent unable to participate: 211

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

203

Number of individuals/objects

2541

Response rate/participation rate

53

Published: 2020-04-02