Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2006

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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 2006, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County.

The additional sample in 2006 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County. A total of 21,075 individuals answered the questionnaire, representing a response rate of 59,1 percent.

The questionnaire was printed in two versions. Addition to the national public health questionnaire, a similar questionnaire was conducted including the EQ-5D instrument. The questionnaire with the EQ-5D instrument was sent to the additional sample in Västra Götaland County. The national questionnaire consisted a total of 134 questions and the questionnaire including the EQ-5D instrument consisted a total of 136 questions. Both questionnaires covered issues of health, lifestyle, economic conditions, work and employment, and security

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0186

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 2006, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County.

The additional sample in 2006 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County. A total of 21,075 individuals answered the questionnaire, representing a response rate of 59,1 percent.

The questionnaire was printed in two versions. Addition to the national public health questionnaire, a similar questionnaire was conducted including the EQ-5D instrument. The questionnaire with the EQ-5D instrument was sent to the additional sample in Västra Götaland County. The national questionnaire consisted a total of 134 questions and the questionnaire including the EQ-5D instrument consisted a total of 136 questions. Both questionnaires covered issues of health, lifestyle, economic conditions, work and employment, and security

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Geographic spread:

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

Publications

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Wadman Cecilia, Boström Gunnel, Karlsson Ann-Sofie (2008). Health On Equal Terms? Results from the 2006 Swedish National Public Health Survey. Statens folkhälsoinstitut.

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Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2006

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-03-27 — 2006-06-19

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2006-03-27 — 2006-06-19

Number of individuals/objects:

21075

Response rate/participation rate:

59,1%