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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Non prescribed sale of antibiotics in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia: A Cross Sectional Study.
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.
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.
The Cross Sectional study was undertaken at the periodontology department of Dr Ishrat-ul-Ebad Institute of Oral Health and Sciences from 15th February to 15th April 2016.
Changing carriage rate of Neisseria meningitidis among university students during the first week of term: cross sectional study.
In 2013 a cross sectional study was undertaken in an outpatient clinic in a public tertiary care hospital in North India in 586 participants of whom 18.
Individual and work related risk factors for neck pain among office workers: a cross sectional study.
Underestimation of weight and its associated factors among overweight and obese adults in Pakistan: a cross sectional study.