Road safety survey 1985

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 fifth 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 1985. Today the study is 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 1985 had a 81,1 percent response rate and a sample of 4 737 randomly selected people aged between 15 and 84 years. Previous years the age group -75 to 84 years were not included, this group will return in future studies with four to five 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 30 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude qu

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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 0555

Alternative title

TS-enkäten 1985

Description

This is the fifth 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 1985. Today the study is 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 1985 had a 81,1 percent response rate and a sample of 4 737 randomly selected people aged between 15 and 84 years. Previous years the age group -75 to 84 years were not included, this group will return in future studies with four to five 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 30 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude qu

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1985-10 — 1985-12

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-84 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)

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Road safety survey 1985

Suggested citation

National Road Safety Office. Swedish Transport Administration (2013). <em>Road safety survey 1985</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001542">https://doi.org/10.5878/001542</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: 1985-10 — 1985-12

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Instrument: TS questionnaire 1985 (Questionnaire)

Source of the data: Population group

Collection methodology

Postal questionnaire with three written reminders.

Time period(s) investigated

1985-10 — 1985-12

Variables

121

Number of individuals/objects

3843

Response rate/participation rate

81.1

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