Summary of Cohort study
Flashcards on Cohort study
A cohort study (can/cannot) be both retrospective and prospective in nature.
Questions on Cohort study
A 10-year study is being developed to investigate the consequences of electronic cigarette use. The researchers plan to enroll patients from 100 primary care physicians in 10 major cities in the United States. Individuals aged 18-65 will be included in the study. Patients with concurrent standard cigarette use or marijuana use, currently being treated for cancer, or cognitive inability to answer survey questions independently, will be excluded. The patients will receive an initial survey about their electronic cigarette use and then a physical exam. Their medical records will subsequently be evaluated annually over the study period and they will receive a full physical exam every two years. At the end of the study period, the patients will receive a follow-up survey and final physical exam. Which of the following best describes the design of this study?