Health on equal terms? Västra Götaland, 2012

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 2012, the City of Gothenburg ordered an additional sample for Gothenburg.

The additional sample in 2012 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Gothenburg and consisted of 3,050 individuals. The total sample of Gothenburg, including the national sample, was 4,149 individuals. The questionnaire was answered by 1,801 individuals from Gothenburg, representing a response rate of 43,5 percent.

Including the national sample produced by Statistics Sweden (SCB), a total of 2,971 individuals participated from Västra Götaland County.

The questionnaire was printed in two versions. Addition to the national public health questionnaire, a similar questionnaire was conducted for the sample in Gothenburg including some extra questions. The national questionnaire consisted a total of 144 questions and the questionnaire for the sa

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0192

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 Gothenburg was to investigate the health in the population living in Gothenburg.

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 2012, the City of Gothenburg ordered an additional sample for Gothenburg.

The additional sample in 2012 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Gothenburg and consisted of 3,050 individuals. The total sample of Gothenburg, including the national sample, was 4,149 individuals. The questionnaire was answered by 1,801 individuals from Gothenburg, representing a response rate of 43,5 percent.

Including the national sample produced by Statistics Sweden (SCB), a total of 2,971 individuals participated from Västra Götaland County.

The questionnaire was printed in two versions. Addition to the national public health questionnaire, a similar questionnaire was conducted for the sample in Gothenburg including some extra questions. The national questionnaire consisted a total of 144 questions and the questionnaire for the sa

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Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Gothenburg

Lowest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

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

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Simple random
Probability: Stratified

Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2012

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2012-04-20 — 2012-06-27

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated:

2012-04-20 — 2012-06-27

Number of individuals/objects:

1801

Response rate/participation rate:

43,5 %