Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2004

SND-ID: EXT 0184

This study is part of the collection Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden


The survey “Health on equal terms?” is a national survey, conducted every year since 2004. The Public Health Agency is responsible for the survey and Statistics Sweden (SCB) is responsible for the distribution, collection and registration. During the data collection in 2004, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County.

The additional sample in 2004 included all individuals aged 18-84 years living in Ale, Kungälv, Tjörn, Öckerö, Härryda, Mölndal, Partille and Gothenburg. The questionnaire were answered by 3,923 individuals from the additional sample.

Including the national sample produced by Statistics Sweden (SCB), a total of 5,047 individuals participated from Västra Götaland County.

The questionnaire consisted a total of 143 questions covering e.g. issues of health, lifestyle, economic conditions, work and employment, and security and social relations. In addition to data collected through the questionnaires, registry data were also included.


The aim of the national survey was to investigate the health in the population and to show changes in

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Region Västra Götaland

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


Individuals aged 18-84 years, living in Västra Götaland County.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified
Probability: Simple random
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Västra Götaland County

Geographic description: Västra Götaland County

Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2004

Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

2004-03-26 – 2004-06-15

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2004-03-26–2004-06-15
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate


Contact for questions about the data

Published: 2015-07-02
Last updated: 2017-09-18