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Descriptor English: Cross-Sectional Studies
Descriptor Spanish: Estudios Transversales
Descriptor Portuguese: Estudos Transversais
Descriptor French: Études transversales
Entry term(s): Analyses, Cross Sectional
Analyses, Cross-Sectional
Analysis, Cross Sectional
Analysis, Cross-Sectional
Cross Sectional Analyses
Cross Sectional Analysis
Cross Sectional Studies
Cross Sectional Survey
Cross-Sectional Analyses
Cross-Sectional Analysis
Cross-Sectional Study
Cross-Sectional Survey
Cross-Sectional Surveys
Disease Frequency Survey
Disease Frequency Surveys
Prevalence Studies
Prevalence Study
Studies, Cross-Sectional
Studies, Prevalence
Study, Cross-Sectional
Study, Prevalence
Survey, Cross-Sectional
Survey, Disease Frequency
Surveys, Cross-Sectional
Surveys, Disease Frequency
Tree number(s): E05.318.372.500.875
N05.715.360.330.500.875
N06.850.520.450.500.875
SP5.001.012.033.034
SP5.001.012.038.049.040
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003430
Scope note: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Annotation: IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific disease (IM); specify geographic term if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Public MeSH Note: 90; was see under EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS 1975-89; PREVALENCE STUDIES was heading 1989
Online Note: use CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDIES to search PREVALENCE STUDIES 1989
History Note: 90(75); was see under EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS 1975-89; PREVALENCE STUDIES was heading 1989
DeCS ID: 28596
Unique ID: D003430
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Cross-Sectional Studies - Preferred
Concept UI M0005345
Scope note Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
Preferred term Cross-Sectional Studies
Entry term(s) Analyses, Cross Sectional
Analyses, Cross-Sectional
Analysis, Cross Sectional
Analysis, Cross-Sectional
Cross Sectional Analyses
Cross Sectional Analysis
Cross Sectional Studies
Cross Sectional Survey
Cross-Sectional Analyses
Cross-Sectional Analysis
Cross-Sectional Study
Cross-Sectional Survey
Cross-Sectional Surveys
Disease Frequency Survey
Disease Frequency Surveys
Studies, Cross-Sectional
Study, Cross-Sectional
Survey, Cross-Sectional
Survey, Disease Frequency
Surveys, Cross-Sectional
Surveys, Disease Frequency
Prevalence Studies - Narrower
Concept UI M0005346
Preferred term Prevalence Studies
Entry term(s) Prevalence Study
Studies, Prevalence
Study, Prevalence



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