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birth cohort

A group of people who were born during a particular period or year.
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Dr Hafeez said it was for the first time a birth cohort study was being carried out in Pakistan.
Beginning with the 1981 birth cohort (tested in 1995), the TIMSS tests have been designed to generate scores that are comparable over time.
The researchers classified the birth cohorts by decades, ranging from pre-1910 to 1950 or later.
The risk of colon cancer declined or successive generations during the first half of the 20th century but has escalated back to the level of those born circa 1890 for current birth cohorts.
However they did explain that their follow-up was limited to 6.5 years for the earliest birth cohort, and 3.5 years for the latest cohort, so they may not have picked up children who received a later diagnosis of ASD.
The effects of the birth cohort have occurred due to factors that have affected a generation, promoting changes at different magnitudes in successive ages and period groups.
When this birth cohort was excluded from analysis of the 2015-2016 season, the overall vaccine effectiveness for that season was 61%.
The Drakenstein Child Health Study (DCHS), an SA birth cohort study of 1 000 mother-child pairs, longitudinally investigates the epidemiology, risk factors, aetiology and long-term outcome of childhood diseases, including respiratory illnesses.
The New Delhi Birth Cohort study began collecting longitudinal data on a group of babies in 1969, but the records of the first 20 years were lost until 1995, after which researchers contacted the surviving members of the cohort to continue the study.
Weiderpass, "Lung cancer mortality trends in 36 European countries: Secular trends and birth cohort patterns by sex and region 1970-2007," International Journal of Cancer, vol.
Mother-infant pairs were enrolled over 3 years in a birth cohort study in two centres and followed up during the first year of life.
She presented an analysis from Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966 Study, an ongoing, observational, prospective, general population-based study of the 12,058 individuals born in the two northernmost provinces of Finland during 1966.