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Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2008

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Vigitel Brasil 2008: vigilância de fatores de risco e proteção para doenças crônicas por inquérito telefônico
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
04/2008 - 12/2008
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

VIGITEL is a telephone survey of chronic diseases and risk factors in Brazil. The sample is drawn from the telephone systems in the 26 state capitals and Federal District; in 2008, 54,353 interviews were conducted from a sample of 72,834 eligible lines.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Brazil), Secretariat of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health (Brazil). Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2008. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Secretariat of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health (Brazil).