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Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews (VIGITEL)

Summary 
VIGITEL is a telephone survey concerning chronic diseases and risk factors in Brazil. The sample is drawn from the telephone systems in the 26 state capitals and Federal District.
Series type 
In-country survey series
Geography 
Time period 
2006 - present

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.

Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews (VIGITEL) Dataset Records

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