Revista de Saúde Pública
On-line version ISSN 1518-8787
VERAS, Renato P. et al. A domiciliary enquiry on the elderly population in a large urban center of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: a methodological proposal. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1989, vol.23, n.5, pp. 429-438. ISSN 1518-8787. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101989000500010.
The methodology used by a project being carried out at the Institute of Social Medicine, Rio de Janeiro, concerning the epidemiology of the elderly and the stages of the community survey are presented. The sampling methods and the steps of the enumerator process are also detailed.
Keywords : Health surveys; Methods; Aged.