Road safety survey 1996

SND-ID: SND 0623

This study is part of the collection Road safety survey

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

TS-enkäten 1996

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Description

This is the 16th study in a series of annual surveys on road safety conducted since 1981. The study is conducted by Statistics Sweden on behalf of the Swedish National Road Administration, which had the overall responsibility for road safety in Sweden in 1996. 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 1996 had a 78 percent response rate and a sample of 8 100 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 24 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.

Purpose:

The survey aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.

Language

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Responsible department/unit

Swedish Transport Administration
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-74 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified
A sample of 8 100 individuals, stratified after gender, six age groups and ten geographical areas, was drawn from the Statistic Sweden register over the total population (RTB). The geographical areas consisted of Malmö, Skellefteå and Boden municipalities, and the Swedish National Road Administration´s seven regional areas (excl. the three municipalities).

Time period(s) investigated

1996-10–1996-12

1996-10–1996-12

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications
Dataset
Road safety survey 1996

Associated documentation

Version 3.0

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Citation

Swedish Road Administration. Swedish Transport Administration (2014). <em>Road safety survey 1996</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 3.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001662">https://doi.org/10.5878/001662</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Time period(s) investigated

1996-10–1996-12

Collection methodology

Postal questionnaire with three written reminders.

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1996-10–1996-12
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Instrument: Questionnary 1996 (Questionnaire)
  • Source of the data: Population group

Weighting

Variable 6 can be used as a weight to make the data representative of the whole population.

Variables

92

Number of individuals/objects

6244

Published: 1998-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06