Individual Study / ATHIS

Austria Health Survey

Austria Health Survey

Initiatives -
The Austria Health Survey was conducted as part of the European Health Interview Survey series, whose purpose was to gather comparable statistical health data from various European Union countries
Start Year
2006
End Year
2015
Funding
Federal Ministry of Health (Austria) and Federal Health Agency (Bundesgesundheitsagentur)
Supplementary Information
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Investigators Contacts
  • Jeannette Klimont

Design

Study design
Cross-sectional
Follow Up
Data were collected through face-to-face interviews using CAPI (Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing), and self-completed questionnaires. The Austrian Health Interview Survey wave 2 (AHTIS 2014) which was carried out between October 2013 and June 2015. Telephone interviewing and selfadministered questionnaires were used. The sample was stratified by health regions.

Marker Paper

Waxenegger A, Mayerl H, Stolz E, Rásky É, Freidl W. Impact of migration background on health of children and adolescents in Austria. Results of the Austrian Health Survey 2014. Cent Eur J Public Health. 2018 Jun;26(2):132-136. doi: 10.21101/cejph.a4917.

PUBMED 30102502

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
15,474
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Individuals ages 15 and above that were sampled from the Central Register.

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Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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