Cohort Profile Update: The 1982 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort Study

@inproceedings{Horta2015CohortPU,
  title={Cohort Profile Update: The 1982 Pelotas (Brazil) Birth Cohort Study},
  author={Bernardo Lessa Horta and Denise Petrucci Gigante and Helen D. Gonçalves and JanainaVieira dos Santos Motta and Christian Loret de Mola and Isabel Oliveira de Oliveira and Fernando C Barros and CesarG. Victora},
  booktitle={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2015}
}
In this manuscript, we update the profile of the 1982 Pelotas Birth Cohort Study.In 1982, 5914 live births whose families lived in the urban are of Pelotas were enrolled in the cohort. In 2012-13, we tried to locate the whole original cohort; 3701 participants were interviewed who, added to the 325 known deaths, represented a follow-up rate of 68.1%. In contrast to the previous home interviews, in this wave all participants were invited to visit the research clinic to be interviewed and… CONTINUE READING

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