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Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2006

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Vigitel Brasil 2006: vigilância de fatores de risco e proteção para doenças crônicas por inquérito telefônico
Geography 
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2006 - 12/2006
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 2006, 54,369 interviews were conducted from a sample of 76,330 eligible lines.