Road safety survey 2008

This study is part of the collection Road safety survey

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Description

This is the 27th study in a series of annual surveys on road safety conducted since 1981. The study is conducted by Statistics Sweden on behalf of the the Swedish Transport Administration and aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.

The study is is done by a questionnaire directed to a stratified sample of the population. The study from 2008 had a 62,4 percent response rate and a sample of 9 600 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 26 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.

Purpose:

The survey aims to identify and analyse traffic safety 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)

Swedish Road Administration

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0930

Alternative title

TS-enkäten 2008

Description

This is the 27th study in a series of annual surveys on road safety conducted since 1981. The study is conducted by Statistics Sweden on behalf of the the Swedish Transport Administration and aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.

The study is is done by a questionnaire directed to a stratified sample of the population. The study from 2008 had a 62,4 percent response rate and a sample of 9 600 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 26 questions are used, including descriptive questions, estimation questions and attitude questions.

Purpose:

The survey aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics.

Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

2008-03 — 2008-05

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
A sample of 6 300 individuals, stratified after geographical areas for the Swedish Road Administration, was drawn from the Statistic Sweden register over the total population (RTB).
An additional selection of 500 individuals were made for Region Norr, to allow separate report of Norrbottens and Västerbotten county. An additional selection of 2 700 individuals was also made for Region Mälardalen, to allow separate report of Uppsala, Södermanlands, Örebro och Västmanlands county.
A certain "over selection" was based on covering.
Total sample 9 600 individuals, 154 strata (11 geographic areas, 7 age groups, 2 gender).

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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Publications

Vägverket. (2008). Trafiksäkerhet. Resultat från trafiksäkerhetsenkäten 2008. Elektronisk publikation. Borlänge, Vägverket.
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Road safety survey 2008

Citation

Swedish Road Administration. Swedish Transport Administration (2013). <em>Road safety survey 2008</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001638">https://doi.org/10.5878/001638</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-03-19 — 2008-05-23

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Mode of collection: Web-based interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2008-03-19 — 2008-05-23

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Population group

Collection methodology

Postal questionnaire and web form with two written reminders.

Variables

96

Number of individuals/objects

5986

Response rate/participation rate

62.4

Published: 2013-12-20
Last updated: 2019-02-06