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Brazil World Health Survey 2003

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General Info
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2003 - 12/2003
Series or system 
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Brazil WHS focuses on the health system and population health. It covers household demographics, health care services and expenditures, ambulatory services, health insurance coverage, and individual health status.

Keywords 
Alcohol use, Ambulances, Antenatal care, Antimalarials, Appetite loss, Assets, Asthma, Back pain, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Cataracts, Child mortality, Condoms, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Corrective lenses, Cough, DTP vaccines, Dental care, Diabetes, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Disability, Drownings, Edentulism, Education, Education expenditures, Emergency care, Employment, Ethnicity, Exposure to forces of nature, Eye examinations, Falls, Family composition, Family size, Fatigue, Fertility, Fever, Fruits, Fruits and vegetables, General surgery, Gynecology, HIV and AIDS, Health behaviors, Health care access, Health care costs, Health care expenditures, Health care services, Health care use, Health education, Health facilities, Health insurance, Health status, Hearing loss, Height, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household expenditures, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injuries, Insecticide-treated bednets, Insulin, Internet, Ischemic heart disease, Languages, Limited mobility, Living conditions, Lower respiratory infections, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mental health symptoms, Mobility aids, Mortality, Musculoskeletal diseases, Nonprofits, Osteoarthritis, Outpatient facilities, PMTCT, Pain, Pap smears, Paralysis, Personal health expenditures, Pharmacies, Physical activity, Place of delivery, Poisonings, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, Private health facilities, Prostheses and implants, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Road traffic injuries, Sanitation, Schizophrenia, Screening mammography, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Sleep, Sleep disorders, Suicide, Symptoms, Telephones, Tobacco use, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Tuberculosis, Unintentional injuries, Unipolar depressive disorders, Upper respiratory infections, VCT, Vaccination cards, Vegetables, Verbal autopsy, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Organized violence, Waste disposal, Water supply, Weight, Weight change, Household water treatment, Body mass index, Rose Angina Questionnaire, FFQ
Citation
Publication year 
2005
Suggested citation 

Center for Scientific and Technological Information, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and World Health Organization (WHO). Brazil World Health Survey 2003. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2005.