Rafsanjan Birth Cohort

Data collection

Data collection will involve mother, father, and the child in the following five consecutive phases:

  • Phase 1: Periconception till birth
  • Phase 2: Infancy (0-2 years)
  • Phase 3: Childhood (3-11 years)
  • Phase 4: Adolescence (12-18 years)
  • Phase 5: Adulthood (19-30 years)

A description of data collection timeframe is presented in Table 1.

Table 1. The phases and time points of data collection.

Health determinants and outcomes covered by the project