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COHORT STUDIES

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French Equivalent: Étude de cohorte

Definition:
In medical statistics, studies in which a group of individuals, selected according to occupation, age or geographical area, is followed up over a period of time.

Source Publication:
A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, 5th edition, prepared for the International Statistical Institute by F.H.C. Marriott. Published for the International Statistical Institute by Longman Scientific and Technical.

Cross References:
Cohort

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Sunday, May 19, 2002

Last updated on Wednesday, April 10, 2013