In medical research and social science, a cross-sectional study is a type of
observational study that analyses data collected from a population, or a
representative subset, at a specific point in ti...
Cross-sectional studies make comparisons at a single point in time, whereas
longitudinal studies make comparisons over time. The research question will ...
Design, Application, Strengths & Weaknesses of Cross-Sectional Studies In a
cross-sectional study, data are collected on the whole study population at a
Cross-sectional studies can be thought of as providing a snapshot of the
frequency of a disease or other health related characteristics (e.g. exposure
Cross-sectional Studies. ERIC NOTEBOOK SERIES. Like cohort studies, cross-
sectional studies conceptually begin with a population base. But unlike cohort.
9.3 - Example 1 - Population-based cohort or a cross-sectional studies. Printer-
friendly version. Suppose you are interested in the question: "Does one group ...
Video created by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the course "
Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health". This module ...
Cross-sectional studies are carried out at one time point or over a short period (
Figure 1). They are usually conducted to estimate the prevalence of the outcome
Cross-Sectional Studies: Example. ▫ National survey studies. - Population-based
survey studies are conducted by NCHS and other agencies. - Collect ...
Cross-sectional studies are a point-in-time study, such as a one-time disease
surveillance survey, and are typically used to estimate disease prevalence or the