Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2015

SND-ID: EXT 0195

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 2015, Region Västra Götaland ordered an additional sample for Västra Götaland County.

The additional sample in 2015 included all individuals aged 16-84 years living in Västra Götaland County, a total of 91,347 individuals. Including the national sample of Västra Götaland County the total number were 94,644 individuals. A part of the additional selection consisted a cohort of people from the survey in 2011.

A total of 52,348 individuals answered the questionnaire, representing a response rate of 55,5 percent.

The questionnaire was printed in two versions. The Public Health Agency designed the questions in the national questionnaire form. Region Västra Götaland excluded some of the questions in the national form and instead added three questions about work environment and the EQ5D-instrument. Both questionnaires covered iss

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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 and time period

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 - 2015

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2015-02-24–2015-05-05
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects

38896

Response rate/participation rate

51.7

Dataset 2
Health on equal terms, Västra Götaland: Cohort - 2015

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Number of individuals/objects

11790

Response rate/participation rate

74.8

Contact for questions about the data

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