Module 5 Discussion

Cross-sectional studies provide important information related to health and behavioral aspects of people of a country, state, county or a community.

In your opinion, can cross sectional studies be used for making health policy decisions and allocating resources based on the results of the study? Why or why not? Do some research online for an example where cross sectional study has been useful in understanding the health or economic impact of a disease or a risk factor in a community.