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Cross-Sectional Studies MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cross-Sectional Studies
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.372.500.875
N05.715.360.330.500.875
N06.850.520.450.500.875
Unique ID
D003430
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003430
Annotation
IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific disease (IM); specify geographic term if pertinent
Scope Note
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Entry Term(s)
Analysis, Cross-Sectional
Cross Sectional Analysis
Cross-Sectional Survey
Disease Frequency Surveys
Prevalence Studies
Surveys, Disease Frequency
Public MeSH Note
90; was see under EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS 1975-89; PREVALENCE STUDIES was heading 1989
Online Note
use CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES to search PREVALENCE STUDIES 1989
History Note
90(75); was see under EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS 1975-89; PREVALENCE STUDIES was heading 1989
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Cross-Sectional Studies Preferred
Prevalence Studies Narrower
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