Chapter

Cohort Data: Description and Illustration

Steve Selvin

in Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Third edition

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780195172805
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865697 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.003.04

Series: Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

 Cohort Data: Description and Illustration

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This chapter discusses cohort data. The term cohort often refers to a group of individuals classified by levels of a risk factor to investigate its influence on the incidence of a disease. The cohort effect, birth cohort effect and proportional mortality data, median polish analysis, and mean polish analysis are discussed.

Keywords: statistical analysis; cohort effect; epidemiologic data analysis; polish analysis

Chapter.  7322 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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