Shiraz E-Medical Journal

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A Study Protocol to Follow a Birth Cohort: Fars Birth Cohort

Najmeh Maharlouei 1 , Sina Atefi 1 and Kamran Lankarani 1 , *
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1 Health Policy Research Center, Institute of Health, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
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  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: 20 (3); e84308
  • Published Online: December 8, 2018
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: September 15, 2018
  • Accepted: November 2, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.84308

To Cite: Maharlouei N, Atefi S, Lankarani K. A Study Protocol to Follow a Birth Cohort: Fars Birth Cohort, Shiraz E-Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 20(3):e84308. doi: 10.5812/semj.84308.

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1. Why Was the Cohort Set Up?
2. Who is in the Cohort?
3. How Often Have They Been Followed Up?
4. What Has Been Measured?
5. What Has Been Found? Key Findings and Publications
6. What Are the Main Strengths and Weaknesses?
7. Can I Get Hold Of The Data? Where Can I Find Out More?
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