Health on equal terms? Västra Götaland, 2012

SND-ID: EXT 0192

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden


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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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

City of Gothenburg

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

Unit of analysis


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

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified
Probability: Simple random
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Geographic description: Gothenburg

Lowest geographic unit


Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2012

Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

2012-04-20 – 2012-06-27

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

Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate


Contact for questions about the data

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