Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2008

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

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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Responsible department/unit

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0188

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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Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

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: Stratified
Probability: Simple random

Data contains personal data

No

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Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2008

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Data format / data structure

Numeric

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

Time period(s) investigated

2008-03-25 — 2008-06-09

Number of individuals/objects

18846

Response rate/participation rate

ca 53%

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