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Sweden Prevalence Study on Men´s Violence Against Women in "Equal" Sweden 1999-2000


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Slagen Dammäns våld mot kvinnor i jämställda Sverigeen omfångsundersökning
Sweden (SWE)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
10/1999 - 01/2000
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Nationally representative

The purpose of this survey was to gather data in order develop statistics and assess the scope women's experiences of male violence.

The data were collected through self-completed questionnaires sent out and returned through the mail. The questions asked about experiences before the age of 15 and after the age of 15 years old. The questions also focused on different types of relationships between men and women. The sample size for this survey was 6,926 women between the ages of 18 and 64 years old.

Primary investigator 
Westerstrand J, Kalliokoski A-M, Eriksson M
Suggested citation 
Statistics Sweden, Uppsala University. Sweden Prevalence Study on Men´s Violence Against Women in "Equal" Sweden 1999-2000.