Public health in Scania 2004

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

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

Farhad Ali Khan - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Mathias Nilsson - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Description:

A sample was drawn from the population registry among persons aged 18-18 years and living in Region Scania in 30th June 2004. The sample was stratified after geographic areas where each municipality stated a selection group, except Helsingborg which was divided into five city parts, Kristianstad divided in six municipality parts, Lund in ten municipality parts and Malmo in ten city parts. Selections of about the same size were made in each subarea. In total 27,963 persons answered the questionnaire, corresponding to 59 percent of the total sample (n= 47,621). The department of Social medicin, University Hospital MAS, Region Scania was operative responsible for the investigation. Statistics Sweden (SCB) has been contracted to perform mailing, collecting of the questionnaires and summaries. The study was approved by the regional research ethics committee and SCB:s etichal board.

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

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

Farhad Ali Khan - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Mathias Nilsson - University hospital MAS, Region Skane, Social medicine unit

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0061

Purpose:

The aim of the FHS 2004 was to get a current picture of the health, health care contacts and living conditions among the inbabitants of Scania which are also important for the future of public health in Scania, and also to make a follow-up study of the previous survey FHS 2000 in Scania.

Description:

A sample was drawn from the population registry among persons aged 18-18 years and living in Region Scania in 30th June 2004. The sample was stratified after geographic areas where each municipality stated a selection group, except Helsingborg which was divided into five city parts, Kristianstad divided in six municipality parts, Lund in ten municipality parts and Malmo in ten city parts. Selections of about the same size were made in each subarea. In total 27,963 persons answered the questionnaire, corresponding to 59 percent of the total sample (n= 47,621). The department of Social medicin, University Hospital MAS, Region Scania was operative responsible for the investigation. Statistics Sweden (SCB) has been contracted to perform mailing, collecting of the questionnaires and summaries. The study was approved by the regional research ethics committee and SCB:s etichal board.

Time period(s) investigated:

2004-09 — 2005-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic description: Scania

Unit of analysis:

Contact person for questions about the data:

Mathias Grahn

Is part of collection at SND:

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-09 — 2005-01

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2004-09 — 2005-01

Variables:

277

Number of individuals/objects:

27963

Response rate/participation rate:

59%