Road safety survey 1981

This study is part of the collection Road safety survey

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

National Road Safety Office

Description:

This is the first study in a series of annual surveys on road safety. The study is conducted by Statistics Sweden on behalf of the Traffic Safety Board, which had the overall responsibility for road safety in Sweden in 1981.

The study aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics. This is done by a written questionnaire directed to a stratified sample of the population. The study from 1981 had a 79.4 percent response rate and a sample of 3 060 randomly selected people aged between 15 and 74 years.

The questions in the study include, for example, traffic behaviour and traffic patterns; attitudes to road safety and traffic rules, the relation between alcohol and traffic and child safety in traffic. Both motor traffic, bicycle and foot traffic is concerned. A total of 22 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.

Purpose:

The survey aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.

Subject area:

legislation and legal systems, children, TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit:

Swedish Transport Administration

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

National Road Safety Office

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0551

Alternative title:

TS-enkäten 1981

Description:

This is the first study in a series of annual surveys on road safety. The study is conducted by Statistics Sweden on behalf of the Traffic Safety Board, which had the overall responsibility for road safety in Sweden in 1981.

The study aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics. This is done by a written questionnaire directed to a stratified sample of the population. The study from 1981 had a 79.4 percent response rate and a sample of 3 060 randomly selected people aged between 15 and 74 years.

The questions in the study include, for example, traffic behaviour and traffic patterns; attitudes to road safety and traffic rules, the relation between alcohol and traffic and child safety in traffic. Both motor traffic, bicycle and foot traffic is concerned. A total of 22 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.

Purpose:

The survey aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1981-10 — 1981-12

Instrument:

TS questionnaire 1981 (Questionnaire)

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit:

Municipality

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Individuals aged 15-74 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure:

Probability: Stratified

Subject area:

legislation and legal systems, children, TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Version 2.1:

2013-05-08 doi:10.5878/001540

Version 2.0:

2002-06-02 doi:10.5878/001120

Version 1.0:

1996-10-10 doi:10.5878/000880

Road safety survey 1981

Suggested citation:

National Road Safety Office. Swedish Transport Administration (2013). <em>Road safety survey 1981</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001540">https://doi.org/10.5878/001540</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

National Road Safety Office

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1981-10 — 1981-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Collection methodology:

Postal questionnaire with three written reminders.

Time period(s) investigated:

1981-10 — 1981-12

Variables:

106

Number of individuals/objects:

2428

Response rate/participation rate:

79,4%

Published: 1996-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06