Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2016

SND-ID: EXT 0206

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 2016, Göteborgs Stad ordered an additional sample.

The population consisted of all people in the municipality of Gothenburg aged 16-84 and the additional sample ordered by Göteborgs Stad consisted of 4984 persons. The total sample, i.e. the additional sample and the individuals from Gothenburg in the national sample was 6200 people.

A total of 2693 individuals answered the questionnaire, representing a response rate of 43,5 percent. The number of webb responses was 753 or 28,0 percent of the respondents.

The Public Health Agency designed the questions in the questionnaire which consisted of 62 numbered questions. Several questions had sub-questions, which resulted in a total of 93 questions. The questions in the questionnaire dealt with subjects such as health, lifestyle, economical conditions, work and employment as well

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Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Public Health Agency of Sweden

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

Health on equal terms? - Västra Götaland, 2016

Data format / data structure


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Public Health Agency of Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

2016-02-25 – 2016-05-03

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2016-02-25–2016-05-03
  • Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects


Response rate/participation rate


Contact for questions about the data

Published: 2016-06-20
Last updated: 2016-06-30