Public health in Scania 2012

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mathias Grahn - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Birgit Modén - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Description:

Region Skåne regularly carries out public health surveys to examine the health and living conditions of living and living conditions. Previous surveys have been carried out in 2008, 2004 and 2000.

In 2012, a sample was drawn from the population registry among persons aged 18-80 years and living in Region Scania. The sample was stratified after sex and geographic area. An additional sample was drawn from 17 different parts of Malmö, Helsingborg and Kristianstad. Two versions of the survey was sent out; one to younger (18-64 years) and one to older individuals (65-80 years). In total 28,029 persons answered the questionnaire, corresponding to 51,7 percent of the total sample (n= 54,250).

The survey included questions related to background, health, medicine, sleep and well-being, dental health, living habits, social relations, threats and violence, trust in social institutions, work, employment and economics, occupational health, homes, housing and housing, quality of life and healthcare.

In addition to data collected from surveys, registry data were used from Statistics Sweden.

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mathias Grahn - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Maria Rosvall - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Birgit Modén - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0090

Purpose:

The aim was to get a current picture of the health, living and environmental conditions among the inhabitants of Scania.

Description:

Region Skåne regularly carries out public health surveys to examine the health and living conditions of living and living conditions. Previous surveys have been carried out in 2008, 2004 and 2000.

In 2012, a sample was drawn from the population registry among persons aged 18-80 years and living in Region Scania. The sample was stratified after sex and geographic area. An additional sample was drawn from 17 different parts of Malmö, Helsingborg and Kristianstad. Two versions of the survey was sent out; one to younger (18-64 years) and one to older individuals (65-80 years). In total 28,029 persons answered the questionnaire, corresponding to 51,7 percent of the total sample (n= 54,250).

The survey included questions related to background, health, medicine, sleep and well-being, dental health, living habits, social relations, threats and violence, trust in social institutions, work, employment and economics, occupational health, homes, housing and housing, quality of life and healthcare.

In addition to data collected from surveys, registry data were used from Statistics Sweden.

Time period(s) investigated:

2012-10 — 2013-03

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2012-10 — 2013-03

Data collector: Region Skåne

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Web-based interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2012-10 — 2013-03

Data collector: Region Skåne

Source of the data: Population group

Geographic spread:

Geographic description: Scania

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 18-80 years who were registered in Skåne County during the investigation period

Time Method:

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Stratified

Contact person for questions about the data:

Mathias Grahn

Is part of collection at SND:

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

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Fridh M, Modén B, Lindström M, Grahn M, Rosvall M. Folkhälsorapport Skåne 2013 - en undersökning om vuxnas livsvillkor, levnadsvanor och hälsa. Region Skåne, oktober 2013.
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Dataset EXT 0090-001

Survey 1 - Younger (aged 18-64 years)

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

2012-10 — 2013-03

Variables:

287

Number of individuals/objects:

20592

Response rate/participation rate:

46,6%

Dataset EXT 0090-002

Survey 2 - Elderly (aged 65-80 years)

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

2012-10 — 2013-03

Variables:

252

Number of individuals/objects:

7437

Response rate/participation rate:

73,8%