Road safety survey 2002

SND-ID: SND 0863

This study is part of the collection Road safety survey

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

TS-enkäten 2002

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Description

This is the 22th 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 2002. 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 2002 had a 70 percent response rate and a sample of 13 332 randomly selected people aged between 15 and 84 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 25 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 15-84 years and residing in Sweden

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified
A sample of 6 300 individuals, stratified after gender, seven age groups and seven geographical areas, was drawn from the Statistic Sweden register over the total population (RTB).
Requests were made to expand the survey and to separately report the results from Luleå, Umeå, Sundsvall, Borlänge, Enköping and Köping-Arboga-Kungsör municipalities and the counties of Uppsala, Södermanland, Örebro and Västmanland. The new sample consists of 252 strata and was drawn by gender, seven age groups and 18 regional areas. Total sample after the expansion is 13 332 individuals.

Time period(s) investigated

2002-09–2002-12

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

Vägverket. (2003). Resultat från 2002 års trafiksäkerhetsenkät. Elektronisk publikation. Borlänge, Vägverket.
ISSN: 1401-9612

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Dataset
Road safety survey 2002

Associated documentation

Version 3.0

Citation

Swedish Road Administration. Swedish Transport Administration (2014). <em>Road safety survey 2002</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 3.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001649">https://doi.org/10.5878/001649</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Time period(s) investigated

2002-09–2002-12

Collection methodology

Postal questionnaire with three written reminders.

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2002-09-17–2002-12-11
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Instrument: 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

111

Number of individuals/objects

9255

Response rate/participation rate

70

Published: 2008-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-17