Children and Young i Scania 2016

This study is part of the collection Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mathias Grahn - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Maria Fridh - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Birgit Modén - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Ingela Sjöberg - Kommunförbundet skåne

Description:

In the spring of 2016, public health survey "Barn och Unga i Skåne 2016" was conducted among school children in grade 6, grade 9 and high school grade 2, in all 33 municipalities in Skåne. Almost 27,500 students answered the questionnaire.

The study was conducted by Region Skåne in cooperation with the Municipality association of Skåne. The students answered the questionnaires anonymously, and questions were asked about school, family, health, leisure habits, diet, alcohol and tobacco. A number of the questions are also included in various national surveys, allowing for national comparisons with similar age students.

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Mathias Grahn - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Maria Fridh - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Birgit Modén - Region Scania, Samhällsanalys

Ingela Sjöberg - Kommunförbundet skåne

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0270

Purpose:

The purpose of the Public Health Survey "Children and Youth in Scania" is to get a current picture of the living conditions, lifestyles, social factors and health among children and adolescents in southern Sweden today. How our children and young people are doing and living are also important for the future of public health in Scania. Knowledge of health determinants, distribution of health in the population and the current state of health of our children and young people in Scania is necessary to work effectively in public health and in order to monitor progress over time

Description:

In the spring of 2016, public health survey "Barn och Unga i Skåne 2016" was conducted among school children in grade 6, grade 9 and high school grade 2, in all 33 municipalities in Skåne. Almost 27,500 students answered the questionnaire.

The study was conducted by Region Skåne in cooperation with the Municipality association of Skåne. The students answered the questionnaires anonymously, and questions were asked about school, family, health, leisure habits, diet, alcohol and tobacco. A number of the questions are also included in various national surveys, allowing for national comparisons with similar age students.

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Scania

Unit of analysis:

Contact person for questions about the data:

Mathias Grahn

Is part of collection at SND:

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Dataset EXT 0270-001

Children and Young i Scania 2016 - Grade 6

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2016-01-25 — 2016-01-29

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

10303

Response rate/participation rate:

83 %

Dataset EXT 0270-002

Children and Young i Scania 2016 - Grade 9

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2016-01-25 — 2016-01-29

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

9143

Response rate/participation rate:

77 %

Dataset EXT 0270-003

Children and Young i Scania 2016 - High School grade 2

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2016-01-25 — 2016-01-29

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects:

7949

Response rate/participation rate:

73 %