core + health-lifesci (Health and Lifesciences Extension): terms relating to healthcare, medicine and the life sciences.

Longitudinal

Defined in the health-lifesci.schema.org extension.
Canonical URL: http://schema.org/Longitudinal

Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > MedicalEnumeration > MedicalObservationalStudyDesign :: Longitudinal

Unlike cross-sectional studies, longitudinal studies track the same people, and therefore the differences observed in those people are less likely to be the result of cultural differences across generations. Longitudinal studies are also used in medicine to uncover predictors of certain diseases.

Usage: Fewer than 10 domains

Schema Version 3.1