The Regional Skåne SOM Survey 2008

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Alternative title

Syd-SOM 2008

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Research principal

University of Gothenburg - SOM Institute rorId


This is the fourth SOM-survey conducted in the region of Skåne. The questionnaire was divided into seven subject fields: news and newspapers; politics, society and democracy; society and service; media technology and media use; activities and interests; working life; and background information.


Study attitudes and behaviour linked to local and regional issues

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 15-85 years and residing in the Skåne region

Sampling procedure

Time period(s) investigated

2008-09-29 – 2009-02-23



Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-09-29 – 2009-02-23
  • Data collector: Kinnmark
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Nordvästra Skåne omfattande kommunerna Båstad, Landskrona, Helsingborg, Höganäs, Ängelholm och Svalöv; Sydvästra Skåne omfattande kommunerna Staffanstorp, Burlöv, Vellinge, Kävlinge, Lomma, Svedala, Höör, Malmö, Lund, Eslöv och Trelleborg; Nordöstra Skåne omfattande kommunerna Östra Göinge, Hörby, Bromölla, Osby, Perstorp, Kristianstad och Hässleholm; Sydöstra Skåne omfattande kommunerna Skurup, Sjöbo, Tomelilla, Ystad och Simrishamn.

Lowest geographic unit


Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

SOM Institute

Topic and keywords

Research area

Political behaviour and attitudes (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Political science (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Media studies (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Specific social services: use and availability (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Media (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)


Johansson, Susanne (ed.) (2010) Regional demokrati. Om politik och medier i Skåne. SOM report nr 48. Göteborg: SOM Institute, University of Gothenburg. ISBN: 978-91-89673-17-5
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ISBN: 978-91-89673-17-5
ISSN: 0284-4788

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Published: 2010-10-18
Last updated: 2019-10-18