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Prospective Study

  • By: Dino Samartzis & Francis H. Shen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Various types of study designs have been described, such as cohort studies, case-control studies, crosssectional surveys, and randomized clinical trials. A central feature of such designs is whether a study was conducted in a retrospective or prospective manner. For example, ...

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