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Brazil Surveillance System of Risk Factors for Chronic Diseases by Telephone Interviews 2019


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Vigitel Brasil 2019: vigilância de fatores de risco e proteção para doenças crônicas por inquérito telefônico
Brazil (BRA)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2019 - 12/2019
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Individual
  • Interview

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.