National public health survey, Health on equal terms - 2004

SND-ID: EXT 0108

This study is part of the collection National public health survey, Health on equal terms

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Description

The Public Health Agency of Sweden annually conducts a national public health survey, Health on Equal Terms, including a sample of 20 000 people aged 16-84 years. The survey, which was conducted for the first time in 2004, is an on going collaboration between the The Public Health Agency of Sweden and county councils/regions in Sweden and is carried out with help from Statistics Sweden (SCB). All studies, since 2004, can be found under the tab Related studies.

The survey is voluntary and done with the purpose to investigate the health in the population and to show changes in the population's health over time as a follow up of the national health politics.

The sample is randomly drawn from the Statistics Sweden's population register and includes 20 000 people aged 16-84 years. The personal data is confidential and protected by law and those working with this survey are obliged to practice professional secrecy. Individual answers can not be identified in the results.

The study participants are since 2007 given the opportunity to answer the survey on the web. Since 2012, the web survey is

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Responsible department/unit

Public Health Agency of Sweden
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-84 years included in the Statistics Sweden population register

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random
The sample was randomly drawn from the population register among people aged 16-84 years.
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Publications

Boström Gunnel, Nykvist Karin (2004). Levnadsvanor och hälsa - de första resultaten från den nationella folkhälsoenkäten Hälsa på lika villkor. Statens folkhälsoinstitut.

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Dataset
National public health survey, Health on equal terms - 2004

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-03-01–2004-06-30
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Population group

Number of individuals/objects

12166

Response rate/participation rate

60.8

Contact for questions about the data

Published: 2012-01-01
Last updated: 2017-02-28