Public health in Scania 2000

SND-ID: EXT 0060

This study is part of the collection Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Juan Merlo - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Per-Olof Östergren - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Bertil S Hansson - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Martin Lindström - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

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Description

A random sample was chosen from the population registry among persons aged 18-80 year living in Scania the 4th of November in 1999. The sample was stratified in 60 geographic areas. In total 13715 persons answered the questionnaire, corresponding to 58,5% of the total sample (n=23,437). The questionnaire was sent via mail.

Purpose:

The aim was to chart and follow the prevalence of health risks (environmental factors as well as the individuals own lifestyle), different health status, some types of and demographic, socio-economic and psychosocial background factors.

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Dataset

Description

Identification key is available from Statistics Sweden for ten years after the survey. Survey forms are available from the Department of Public Health and Social sustainability, Region Skåne. For information on the reference number for ethical review of individual projects based on Public Health in Skåne 2000, queries should be made to the respective project principal investigator.

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Juan Merlo - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Per-Olof Östergren - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Bertil S Hansson - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Martin Lindström - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

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Time period(s) investigated

1999-11–2000-04

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1999-11–2000-04
  • Source of the data: Population group

Variables

270

Number of individuals/objects

13715

Response rate/participation rate

58.5

Contact for questions about the data

Is part of collection at SND

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Published: 2013-09-06
Last updated: 2021-03-30