What is the definition of Cohort Study?

Cohort Study - a particular form of longitudinal study that samples a cohort (a group of people who share a defining characteristic), performing a cross-section at intervals through-out a period of time. A cohort study is a quasi-experimental design often used in medicine to aid in ...

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  • cohorts
  • cohort studies
  • Cohort
  • cohort study

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