Prospective Cohort Study

Definitions

Health Economics

  • An observational study of a cohort of initially disease-free individuals whose exposure to risk factors and whose health is followed over a period of time, or the observational study of a cohort of individuals already having a disease or some risk factor to examine their exposure to different treatments and health over time. It is usually regarded as the design of choice for an observational study.
  • synonymobservational cohort study
  • synonymObservational Cohort Study
    (written as prospective cohort study)
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