Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2009

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 2009, the City of Gothenburg ordered an additional sample for Gothenburg.

The additional sample in 2009 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Gothenburg. The questionnaire were answered by 2,098 individuals from the sample in Gothenburg, representing a response rate of 50 percent.

Including the national sample produced by Statistics Sweden (SCB), a total of 3,332 individuals participated from Västra Götaland County.

The questionnaire consisted a total of 135 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.

Purpose:

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

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Subject area

Responsible department/unit

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0189

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 2009, the City of Gothenburg ordered an additional sample for Gothenburg.

The additional sample in 2009 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Gothenburg. The questionnaire were answered by 2,098 individuals from the sample in Gothenburg, representing a response rate of 50 percent.

Including the national sample produced by Statistics Sweden (SCB), a total of 3,332 individuals participated from Västra Götaland County.

The questionnaire consisted a total of 135 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.

Purpose:

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

... Show more..

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Gothenburg

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Unit of analysis

Population

All individuals aged 16-84 years and living in Gothenburg.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified
Probability: Simple random

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

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Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2009

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: 2009-03-17 — 2009-06-23

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2009-03-17 — 2009-06-23

Number of individuals/objects

2098

Response rate/participation rate

50

Published: 2015-07-02
Last updated: 2017-03-29