Swedish Road Administration
The study is is done by a questionnaire directed to a stratified sample of the population. The study from 2007 had a 61,6 percent response rate and a sample of 8 995 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.
The aims of the study is to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.
Data contains personal data
Unit of analysis
Individuals aged 15-84 years and residing in Sweden
An additional selection of 500 individuals were made for Region Norr, to allow separate report of Norrbotten and Västerbottens county. An additional selection of 2 100 individuals was also made for Region Väst, to allow separate report of Tanum, Grästorp och Lindköping.
A certain "over selection" was based on covering.
Total sample 8 995 individuals, 154 strata (11 geographic areas, 7 age groups, 2 gender)
Time period(s) investigated
2007-03 – 2007-05
Geographic location: Sweden
Lowest geographic unit
Highest geographic unit
National area (NUTS2)
Legislation and legal systems, Children, TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL
(CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)
drinking behaviour, road traffic, speed limits, protective headwear, road accidents, road safety, cyclists, child safety, traffic regulations, bicycles, breathalyser testing, accidents, traffic, underage drinking, safety equipment, road users, velocity, transport accidents, vehicle restraint systems, traffic offences
Vägverket. (2007). Trafiksäkerhet. Resultat från trafiksäkerhetsenkäten 2007. Elektronisk publikation. Borlänge, Vägverket.
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Data format / data structure
Swedish Road Administration
drinking behaviour, road traffic, speed limits, protective headwear, road accidents, road safety, cyclists, child safety, traffic regulations, bicycles, breathalyser testing, traffic, safety equipment, road users, velocity, vehicle restraint systems, traffic offences
Postal questionnaire with two written reminders.
- Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
- Time period(s) for data collection: 2007-03-15–2007-05-16
- Data collector: Statistics Sweden
- Instrument: Questionnary 2007 (Questionnaire)
- Source of the data: Population group
Variable 9 can be used as a weight to make the data representative of the whole population.
Number of individuals/objects
Response rate/participation rate