Definition of Cohort Study
Examples of Cohort Study
- A study investigating attitudes towards same-sex marriage among baby boomers.
- The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study of New Zealand.
Cohort Study Pronunciation
Syllabification: co·hort stud·y
- American English – /kOH-hort stUHd-ee/
- British English – /kOH-hawt stUHd-ee/
International Phonetic Alphabet
- American English – /ˈkoʊhɔrt ˈstʌdi/
- British English – /ˈkəʊhɔːt ˈstʌdi/
- Plural: cohort studies
- A retrospective cohort study examines existing data and a prospective cohort study examines data for a predefined span of time.
- A cohort study can investigate cohort effects or a specific generation in a family.
- A cohort study is longitudinal and does not require the same sample for each observation.
- Qualitative Research Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Quantitative Research Resources – Books, Journals, and Helpful Links
- Word origin of “cohort” and “study” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
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ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cohort study.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved February 1, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-study/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
cohort study. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-study/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cohort study.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed February 1, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-study/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“cohort study.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 1 Feb. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cohort-study/>.