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Data organisation and preparation for statistical analysis in a longitudinal birth cohort.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19490459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Prior to the commencement of a birth cohort study it is important to take account of the different ways in which statisticians will want to use the data. Here we suggest issues to be considered and possible solutions. We include details of data preparation from questionnaires or interviews; biological and genetic assay results; preparation of clean edited files; types of statistical analyses that are appropriate, and issues surrounding whether the data should be put into the public domain.
Authors:
Jean Golding
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology     Volume:  23 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1365-3016     ISO Abbreviation:  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-06-03     Completed Date:  2009-11-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8709766     Medline TA:  Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Centre for Child and Adolescent Health, Department of Community Based Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK. jean.golding@bristol.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cohort Studies*
Confidentiality / standards*
Data Collection / methods*
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Information Storage and Retrieval / methods*
Longitudinal Studies
Male
Models, Statistical
Pregnancy
Research Design

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