Longitudinal Data Collection

A Prerequisite for Efficient Mass Screening Programs
  • Victor Weidtman
Part of the Topics in Developmental Psychobiology book series (TDP)


Since the time when the goals of an effective screening program were defined (Frankenburg & Camp, 1975), most European countries have organized comprehensive screening programs. The organization and effectiveness of these programs are influenced by differing socioeconomic systems, national structures of medical care, and so on.


Screening Program Record Linkage Health Planner Socioeconomic System Periodic Health Examination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Weidtman
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  1. 1.Institute for Medical Documentation and StatisticsUniversity of CologneCologneFederal Republic of Germany

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