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Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2016

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Vigitel Brasil 2016: vigilância de fatores de risco e proteção para doenças crônicas por inquérito telefônico
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
02/2016 - 12/2016
Series or system 
Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews (VIGITEL)
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 2016, 53,210 interviews were conducted from a sample of 77,671 eligible lines.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Brazil), Secretariat of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health (Brazil), University of São Paulo. Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2016.