Term: Birth Cohort Registry Database

Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2011-11-22


A longitudinal cohort registry of Manitoba residents born between 1979 to 1989 (inclusive), developed by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) using the Manitoba Health Insurance Registry, hospital discharge abstracts, and census databases. Child, maternal and paternal (85% of cases) information is included in the database, such as children's birth weight/date/order, and Mothers' age at first birth and marital status at child's birth.

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