Public health in Scania 2008

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mathias Grahn - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Juan Merlo - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Anna Friberg - Region Skåne, Centrum för folkhälsa och miljö

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

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):

Mathias Grahn - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Juan Merlo - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Anna Friberg - Region Skåne, Centrum för folkhälsa och miljö

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0062

Purpose:

The aim of the FHS 2008 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 surveys FHS 2000 and FHS 2004 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:

2008-09 — 2008-10

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: 2008-09 — 2008-10

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2008-09 — 2008-10

Variables:

273

Number of individuals/objects:

28198

Response rate/participation rate:

54,1%