Road safety survey 1983

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

National Road Safety Office

Description

This is the third study in a series of annual surveys on road safety conducted since 1981. 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 1983. Today is the study conducted on behalf of the Swedish Transport Administration.
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 1983 had a 75,8 percent response rate and a sample of 3 041 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 28 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.

Purpose:

Production and analysis of traffic 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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

National Road Safety Office

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0553

Alternative title

TS-enkäten 1983

Description

This is the third study in a series of annual surveys on road safety conducted since 1981. 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 1983. Today is the study conducted on behalf of the Swedish Transport Administration.
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 1983 had a 75,8 percent response rate and a sample of 3 041 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 28 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.

Purpose:

Production and analysis of traffic statistics

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1983-10 — 1983-12

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
A sample of 3 041 individuals, stratified eight eight age groups, was drawn from the Statistic Sweden register over the total population (RTB).

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

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

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Road safety survey 1983

Citation

National Road Safety Office. Swedish Transport Administration (2013). <em>Road safety survey 1983</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001541">https://doi.org/10.5878/001541</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: 1983-10 — 1983-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: TS questionnaire 1983 (Questionnaire)

Source of the data: Population group

Collection methodology

Postal questionnaire with three written reminders

Time period(s) investigated

1993-10 — 1993-12

Variables

123

Number of individuals/objects

3041

Response rate/participation rate

75.8

Published: 1996-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-17