Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2013

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 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.

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0193

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 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.

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: Simple random
Probability: Stratified

Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland - 2013

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

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

Time period(s) investigated:

2013-05-15 — 2013-08-13

Number of individuals/objects:

1687

Response rate/participation rate:

ca 45 %