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Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2018

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Vigitel Brasil 2018: vigilância de fatores de risco e proteção para doenças crônicas por inquérito telefônico
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2018 - 12/2018
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview
Summary 

The VIGITEL Survey was developed in 2006 by the Ministry of Health. It is a telephone survey used to provide an overview of risk behaviors for non-transmissible chronic diseases (DCNT) in the adult population of Brazil. Risk behavior include physical inactivity, low consumption of fruits and vegetables, smoking, and abusive consumption of alcoholic beverages. The survey is conducted annually. The sample is drawn from the telephone systems in the 26 state capitals and Federal District.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Secretariat of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health (Brazil), University of São Paulo. Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2018. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Secretariat of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health (Brazil).