cross-sectional method

cross-sec·tion·al meth·od

in developmental psychology, the study of the life span involving comparison of groups of people at different age levels. Compare: longitudinal method.
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52 standard deviation units under the cross-sectional method, .
Two methods of reporting multigrade trends were used: the traditional cross-sectional method and the longitudinal method.
In 1993, Cyprus used the cross-sectional method to estimate a "geological in-situ reserve" of approximately 6 million tons of sulphide mineralization grading 8.
Missing data methods; cross-sectional methods and applications.
Longitudinal and cross-sectional methods of data analysis were used to estimate the biological half-life of pathogen-specific maternal antibodies (1).
Panel data econometric methods, widely regarded as powerful and robust methods for investigating a large range of issues (see, for example, Wooldridge (2002)), provide a potential alternative approach to cross-sectional methods.
In principle, it is possible to control for other sources of inter-industry variation in injury rates and thereby accurately identify the effect of working time using cross-sectional methods.
Using such a framework, both cross-sectional and combined cross-sectional methods are applied in the last section to the business cycles of the 1967-82 period.
In this way, comparisons can be made between the actual attrition process and the ones implied by the cross-sectional methods.
Newer and established cross-sectional methods are discussed.
Together they cover the uses of social research and the relevant theories, ethics, selecting a topic, working with sampling and measurement, using such research designs as case studies or cross-sectional methods, conducting experimental research, using questionnaires and structured interviews and qualitative methods, observing, using available data, doing content analysis, comparing methods, applying social research, and performing qualitative and quantitative data analysis.