Tag: lifecourse

Longitudinal studies: an overview

Longitudinal studies: an overview

Longitudinal studies help to paint a clearer picture of society by helping us understand how life is changing. They observe the same groups of people repeatedly over a period of time. Birth cohort studies follow groups of people…

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Using longitudinal data for research

Using longitudinal data for research

Each time longitudinal studies collect new information about their participants they are adding rich new data to what we already know about them. Longitudinal studies allow us to see how key life events, like marriage, having a baby,…

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