Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2011

SND-ID: EXT 0191

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 2011, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County. The sample was divided in two different parts of which 20 % received the national questionnaire and 80 % received a variant of the questionnaire (called the test questionnaire).

The additional sample in 2011 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County. A total of 51,979 individuals answered the national questionnaire and the test questionnaire, representing a response rate of 54 percent.

Region Västra Götaland wanted to create a longitudinal cohort for further follow-ups, and 40,000 of the sample were invited to participate.

The questionnaire was printed in two versions: the national questionnaire included a total of 142 questions and the test questionnaire included a total of 127 questions. Both questionnai

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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

Publications
Dataset 1
Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland: National questionnaire - 2011

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

2011-04-18–2011-06-29

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2011-04-18–2011-06-29
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects

10190

Response rate/participation rate

53.3

Dataset 2
Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland: Test questionnaire - 2011

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

2011-04-20–2011-07-05

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2011-04-20–2011-07-05
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects

41740

Response rate/participation rate

54.5

Contact for questions about the data

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