n. in statistics and demography, a group of individuals born during the same perioe of time, thus, sharing a common life event. It follows that, historically, these people share a similar pattern of experiences from childhood to adult life.

BIRTH COHORT: "All babies born premature between 2001 to 2010 would be an example of a birth cohort. "
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