prolective

pro·lec·tive

(prō-lek'tiv),
Pertaining to data collected by planning in advance proportional mortality ratio. Number of deaths from a given cause in a specified period, per 100 or per 1000 total deaths.
[pro- + L. lego, pp. lectum, to gather]

pro·lec·tive

(prō-lek'tiv)
Number of deaths from a given cause in a specified period, per 100 or per 1000 total deaths. Pertaining to data collected by planning in advance the proportional mortality ratio.
[pro- + L. lego, pp. lectum, to gather]
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This is a cross-sectional study with a prolective collection of data, carried out at Lycee General Leclerc, Yaounde, Cameroon, for two months from October 1st to November 30th, 2011.
According to Feinstein (1985), a cohort study is described as retrolective if the treatment had already been started before the study, and as prolective if allocation to the study or control treatment was made only after the study had commenced.