cross sectional study


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cross sectional study

A study that examines the relationship between diseases (or other health-related characteristics) and other variables of interest as they exist in a defined population at a single point in time.

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Cross-sectional studies may lead to erroneous conclusions as to a temporal sequence of cause and effect.
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Prevalence, severity, and risk indicators of gingival inflammation in a multi-center study on South American adults: a cross sectional study. Journal of Applied Oral Science.
Academic stress due to depression among medical and para-medical students in an indian medical college: Health initiatives cross sectional study. J Health Sci 2013; 3(5): 29-38.
Non prescribed sale of antibiotics in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Cross Sectional Study. BMC Public Health.
Factors associated with self medication practice among pregnant mothers attending antenatal care at governmental health centers in Bahir Dar city administration, Northwest Ethiopia, a cross sectional study. Pan Afr Med J.
Deep bite malocclusion can be contributed by various dental and skeletal factors.12-15 Present cross sectional study was designed to investigate the frequency of local dental and skeletal factors involved in deep bite subjects.
Prevalence of deep bite in orthodontic patients in Sulaimini city-a cross sectional study. IOSR J Dent Med Sci.
A cross sectional study was conducted in Qatar over a period from August 2009 to June 2010 by Bener et al, also concluded that exposure to sun was necessary for the synthesis of vitamin D and decreased sun light exposure was responsible for vitamin D deficiency and a cause for extensive dental caries in children18.
A cross sectional study of health profile among rural elderly of North-West Rajasthan.
Individual and work related risk factors for neck pain among office workers: a cross sectional study. Eur Spine J.
The objective of the present cross sectional study was to estimate the frequency and associated factors of dentine hypersensitivity among patients who visited periodontology department of Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan Institute of Oral Health and Sciences, DUHS.
Bhanji S, Khuwaja AK, Siddiqui F, Azam I, Kazmi K.Underestimation of weight and its associated factors among overweight and obese adults in Pakistan: a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health 2011; 11: 363.5.