Road safety survey 2009

SND-ID: SND 0931

This study is part of the collection Road safety survey

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

TS-enkäten 2009

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Description

This is the 28th 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 National Road Administration and aims to identify and analyse traffic safety statistics. Since 2010 the study is conducted on behalf of the Swedish Transport Administration.

The study is is done by a questionnaire directed to a stratified sample of the population. The study from 2009 had a 60 percent response rate and a sample of 11 096 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 29 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 geographical areas for the Swedish National 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 Norrbotten and Västerbottens county. An additional selection of 4 200 individuals was also made for six municipalities in Region Mitt; Borlänge, Falun, Gävle, Sundsvall, Örnsköldsvik och Östersund.
A certain "over selection" was based on covering. Total sample 11 096 individuals, 196 strata (14 geographic areas, 7 age groups, 2 gender).

Time period(s) investigated

2009-03–2009-05

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Country

Publications

Vägverket. (2009). Trafiksäkerhet. Resultat från trafiksäkerhetsenkäten 2009. Elektronisk publikation. Borlänge, Vägverket.
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Dataset
Road safety survey 2009

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Citation

Swedish Road Administration. Swedish Transport Administration (2013). <em>Road safety survey 2009</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/001639">https://doi.org/10.5878/001639</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Swedish Road Administration

Collection methodology

Postal questionnaire and web form with three written reminders

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-03-13–2009-05-25
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Instrument: Questionnary 2009 (Questionnaire)
  • Source of the data: Population group

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Web-based interview
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2009-03-13–2009-05-25
  • Data collector: Statistics Sweden
  • Instrument: Questionnary 2009 (Questionnaire)
  • Source of the data: Population group

Weighting

Variable 9 can be used as a weight to make the data representative of the whole population.

Variables

96

Number of individuals/objects

6665

Response rate/participation rate

60

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