Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2008

SND-ID: EXT 0188

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

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

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 2008, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County.

The additional sample in 2008 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County. A total of 18,846 individuals answered the questionnaire, representing a response rate of 53 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 were sent to the additional sample in Västra Götaland County. The national questionnaire consisted a total of 135 questions and the questionnaire with the EQ-5D instrument consisted a total of 138 questions. Both questionnaires covered issues of health, lifestyle, economic conditions, work and employment, and security and s

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Region Västra Götaland

Responsible department/unit

Region Västra Götaland
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified
Probability: Simple random
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Västra Götaland County

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

County (NUTS3)

Publications
Dataset
Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2008

Associated documentation

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

2008-03-25–2008-06-09

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-03-25–2008-06-09
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects

18846

Response rate/participation rate

ca 53%

Contact for questions about the data

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