core + health-lifesci (Health and Lifesciences Extension): terms relating to healthcare, medicine and the life sciences.


Defined in the extension.
Canonical URL:

Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > MedicalEnumeration > MedicalObservationalStudyDesign :: Longitudinal

Unlike cross-sectional studies, longitudinal studies track the same people, and therefore the differences observed in those people are less likely to be the result of cultural differences across generations. Longitudinal studies are also used in medicine to uncover predictors of certain diseases.

Schema Version 3.3