Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2013

SND-ID: EXT 0193

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 2013, the City of Gothenburg ordered an additional sample for Gothenburg.

The additional sample in 2013 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Gothenburg and consisted of 2,648 individuals. The total sample of Gothenburg, including the national sample, was 3,740 individuals. The questionnaire was answered by 1,687 individuals from Gothenburg, representing a response rate of 45,2 percent.

Including the national sample produced by Statistics Sweden (SCB), a total of 2,810 individuals participated from Västra Götaland County.

The national questionnaire 2013 consisted a total of 145 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.



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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 - 2013

Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

2013-05-15 – 2013-08-13

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2013-05-15–2013-08-13
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate

ca 45 %

Contact for questions about the data

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