Data

Year of publication

2020

Type

Quantitative

Design

Cross-sectional

Classification

Not stated

Country studied

Brazil

Data

Primary

Data Collected

One food frequency

Study setting

Online

Age group of participant

Adults/18+

Participant sex

Mixed

Target population

General

Sample size

n=45,161 (participants)

The pandemic of COVID-19 and changes in the ifestyle of Brazilian adults: a transversal study, 2020 The COVID-19 Pandemic and changes in adult Brazilian lifestyles: a Cross-sectionalstudy, 2020

Goal

Describe lifestyles changes regarding to consumption of tobacco, alcohol, food intake and physical activity, in the period of social restriction resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Results

During the period of social restriction participants reported a decrease in practicing physical activity and an increase in time spent using computers or tablets or watching TV, intake of ultra-processed foods, number of cigarettes smoked and alcoholic beverage consumption. Differences were observed according to sex and age group. Conclusion: The results indicate a worsening of lifestyles and an increase in health risk behaviors.

Authors

Malta DC, Szwarcwald, Landmann C, et. al.

Journal

Epidemiol. Serv. Health

DOI