Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2005

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

Description:

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 2005, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County.

The additional sample in 2005 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County. A total of 16,281 individuals answered the questionnaire, representing a response rate of 62,4 percent.

The questionnaire consisted a total of 131 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 questionnaire, registry data were also included.

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0185

Purpose:

The aim of the national survey was 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 aim of the additional sample in Västra Götaland County was to investigate the health in the population in Västra Götaland County.

Description:

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 2005, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County.

The additional sample in 2005 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County. A total of 16,281 individuals answered the questionnaire, representing a response rate of 62,4 percent.

The questionnaire consisted a total of 131 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 questionnaire, registry data were also included.

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Västra Götaland County

Geographic description: Västra Götaland County

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

County (NUTS3)

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County.

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random
Probability: Stratified

Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2005

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2005-03-31 — 2005-06-14

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2005-03-31 — 2005-06-14

Number of individuals/objects:

16281

Response rate/participation rate:

62,4%