The childrens environment survey 2003

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Antonios Georgelis - Stockholms läns landsting, Centrum för Arbets- och miljömedicin

Description

The Children's Environmental Health Survey is carried out in collaboration between the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Karolinska Institutet and the Statistics Sweden, on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Sweden.

The questionnaire concerned the health and environments of children in three age groups: 8 months, 4 years, and the 12 years. The questionnaire in the Children's environmental health survey 2003 was sent to 40,000 children's parents. The response rate was about 70%.

The questions were in most cases answered by the children’s parents, but some of the questions were directly asked of children in 12-year-old group.

In addition to the study in 2003, a second study was carried out in 2011, where some of the children from 2003 were invited to participate.

Purpose:

The aim was to chart how environmental factors like air pollution, noise and indoor environment effects the health of children and adolescents.

Responsible department/unit

Public Health Agency of Sweden, Institute of Environmental Medicine

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Antonios Georgelis - Stockholms läns landsting, Centrum för Arbets- och miljömedicin

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0064

Description

The Children's Environmental Health Survey is carried out in collaboration between the Institute of Environmental Medicine at Karolinska Institutet and the Statistics Sweden, on behalf of the Public Health Agency of Sweden.

The questionnaire concerned the health and environments of children in three age groups: 8 months, 4 years, and the 12 years. The questionnaire in the Children's environmental health survey 2003 was sent to 40,000 children's parents. The response rate was about 70%.

The questions were in most cases answered by the children’s parents, but some of the questions were directly asked of children in 12-year-old group.

In addition to the study in 2003, a second study was carried out in 2011, where some of the children from 2003 were invited to participate.

Purpose:

The aim was to chart how environmental factors like air pollution, noise and indoor environment effects the health of children and adolescents.

Time period(s) investigated

2003-02 — 2004-04

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Children, aged 8 months, 4 years and 12 years, born in Sweden or have been resident in Sweden for at least five years.

Sampling procedure

Probability

Contact for questions about the data

Antonios Georgelis

Is part of collection at SND

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

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Dataset 1

The childrens environment survey 2003: 8 months

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Antonios Georgelis - Stockholms läns landsting, Centrum för Arbets- och miljömedicin

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-02 — 2004-04

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2003-02 — 2004-04

Response rate/participation rate

75

Dataset 2

The childrens environment survey 2003: 4 years

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Antonios Georgelis - Stockholms läns landsting, Centrum för Arbets- och miljömedicin

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-02 — 2004-04

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2003-02 — 2004-04

Response rate/participation rate

70

Dataset 3

The childrens environment survey 2003: 12 years

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Antonios Georgelis - Stockholms läns landsting, Centrum för Arbets- och miljömedicin

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2003-02 — 2004-04

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2003-02 — 2004-04

Response rate/participation rate

68

Published: 2013-09-06
Last updated: 2017-06-16