Methodology

A key aim of the DIGSSCORE is to implement and improve the highest standards of survey methodology. This section outlines the method and methodology behind the Norwegian Citizen Panel.

The Norwegian Citizen Panel (NCP) is based on a probability sample of the general Norwegian population above the age of 18. The panel currently consists of about 5000 active participants. Panel members complete an online questionnaires two times a year of about 20 minutes each. The first round of survey were conducted in November 2013.  

Recruitment were conducted by postal recruitment in November 2013 and October 2014. Only invited individuals may participate. At both rounds of recruitment, a national sample of about 25,000 individuals received an invitation to participate in the panel. A lottery on a travel gift card valued 25,000 NOK have been included in each survey round as incentive. The resulting panel have about 5000 active participants. Each round of survey constitute a representative cross-section of the Norwegian population.

You can view an example screen of the questionnaire below.

The Norwegian Citizen Panel Example Screen Example screen of the NCP questionnaire.