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Cross-sectional design refers to a research design using a large sample of the population of various ages at one time for testing purposes in contrast with Longitudinal design; a research design that compares different groups of individuals or subjects from different age groups are studied at at the same point in time. Cross-sectional design is also defined as a methodology to examine a characteristic by comparing individuals of different ages

- cross-sectional design : cross-sectional design refers to methodology to examine a characteristic by comparing individuals of different ages . This design is in contrast with Longitudinal design.

Cross-sectional developmental research design refers to a developmental design comparing different groups of individuals, each group representing a different age.

Cross-Sectional Research refers to a method of Research whereby different individuals at different ages and stages of Development are studied at the same point in time.

Cross-sectional studies refer to studies in which various measures are obtained from one or more groups at a given point in time (see Longitudinal studies )

Cross-Sectional Study refers to a a study in which separate groups of subjects at different ages are compared.

Cross-sectional study refers to a study based on observations representing a single point in time. It is a study in which developmental differences are identified by testing people of different ages. Cross-sectional study contrasted with a longitudinal study.

Cross-sequential design refers to an experiment that combines the cross-sectional and longitudinal procedures.