3. Studies in Pharmacoepidemiology and their classification

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1. Studies in Pharmacoepidemiology and their classification

1.3. Overview of study types


The following figure shows a schematic of study types as used in pharmacoepidemiology.



Figure 1: Schematic of study types in Pharmacoepidemiology. To note: Depending on the specific design Cross-sectional studies can be descriptive or analytical as well as ecologic studies; community trials can be randomised or non-randomise.