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Birth Cohort

  • By: Constance W. Liu
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

A birth cohort is defined as a group of individuals born at or around the same time. These cohorts are defined in studies to examine the impact of genera-tion-specific factors that influence members of these cohorts. Differences in disease incidence are ...

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