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The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2018

SND-ID: SND 1112

This study is part of the collection The Regional Värmland SOM survey

Alternative title

Värmlands-SOM 2018

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute


In 2018 the SOM Institute carried out the third SOM survey in the region of Värmland. Focus was on issues of public services, regional development and media habits. The survey also related to the relationship to Norway and the opinion on local infrastructure projects. The SOM survey in Värmland is designed in collaboration with Karlstad University.


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



Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Responsible department/unit

SOM Institute

Protection and ethical review

Ethics Review

Gothenburg - Ref. 130-15

Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 16-85 years residing in the county of Värmland

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated


Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Värmland County

Topic and keywords
The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2018

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University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (2019). The Regional Värmland SOM Survey 2018. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0.

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Data format / data structure



Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

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/refusal: 2370
  • Cause of non response - Respondent unable to participate: 195
  • Source of the data: Population group



Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate


Published: 2020-04-02