baseline characteristics

baseline characteristics

The demographic, clinical and other objective data collected for each participant at the beginning of a clinical trial before intervention. Randomised controlled trials aim to compare groups of participants that differ only with respect to the intervention (treatment); while proper random assignment prevents selection bias, it does not guarantee that the groups are equivalent at baseline—e.g., any differences in baseline characteristics are the result of chance rather than bias. The study groups should be compared at baseline for important demographic and clinical characteristics.
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These data presented at ASH 2015 are important and clinically meaningful as they demonstrate pacritinib's potential to achieve treatment goals across intermediate or high-risk patients with myelofibrosis, regardless of baseline characteristics including starting platelet count.
1c], FPG, insulin dose and confirmed and nocturnal confirmed hypoglycaemia were analysed in the aforementioned patient categories, according to baseline characteristics stratification: HbA[sub.
There were no significant differences in the baseline characteristics of the 468 participants randomized to receive fluorouracil cream and the 464 participants randomized to receive the control cream.
Baseline characteristics, number of radium-223 dichloride injections, and overall survival (OS) in U.
Relation of baseline characteristics and adjusted annual changes in blood pressure over 7 years of follow-up.
In addition to demographic data, we compiled data on their baseline characteristics, airway characteristics, pre--and perioperative findings, and postoperative airway outcomes.
06) but was not associated with other maternal baseline characteristics or with low infant birthweight, preterm births, or adverse delivery outcomes (Table).
The groups did not differ with respect to baseline characteristics such as maternal age, body mass index, previous preterm birth, and gestational age.
Baseline characteristics for both groups were comparable, with no statistically significant differences between the groups in terms of FSH, LH or FSH/LH ratio.
The investigators used bivariate analyses to compare baseline characteristics between women who did and did not initiate cART, and modeled the probability of detection of HPV using multivariate logistic regression analysis as a function of whether women were on cART at a given visit and of the length of time they had been on this therapy.
Baseline characteristics (diagnostic age, family history of prostate cancer, PSA, PSA density [PSAD], prostate volume, clinical stage, Gleason score, D'Amico risk classification, number of biopsy cores, number of positive cores, maximum percent of core involvement) were included in a multivariate Cox regression analysis to assess factors associated with disease reclassification on surveillance biopsy.
In addition to baseline characteristics, the study is looking at barriers to care; migraine phenotypes and comorbidities; and family burden on both spouses and children.

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