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A term of art for a subject in a clinical trial who for any reason fails to continue in the trial until the last visit or observation, as required of him or her by the study protocol.

dropout

Adolescent medicine A person, often a high school student, who abandons his/her education before graduating Clinical trials A person admitted to a clinical–phase III–trial for efficacy of a therapeutic agent or procedure, who abandons the role of 'guinea pig'

dropout

(drŏp′out″)
1. An individual who matriculates in, but does not complete a course of study sponsored by an academic institution.
2. One who, after enrollment, chooses not to participate in a research investigation. In health care jargon, those who stop participating in a study and do not maintain contact with the investigators are said to be “lost to follow-up.”

dropout

a patient which becomes inaccessible or ineligible to follow-up procedures.
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In 2006, additional steps were taken to ensure that all schools in Virginia understood and used the same standardized definition to classify students as dropouts.
Almost 20 percent of the dropouts counted in this year's report were students who planned to transfer to another public school but who did not show up again in the state tracking system, according to the report.
POTENTIAL EXPLANATIONS FOR DIVERGENT TRUANCY & DROPOUT RATES The comparative truancy, chronic truancy and dropout data was compiled by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) on Dropouts and Truants in Chicago and Illinois and up until 2012 was annually published on the ISBE website.
Now imagine the number of dropouts or attritions over the four-year timeframe of high school.
The sample was drawn at the different stage/procedure such as Districts, VDCs and Municipalities, Schools, Dropout Children, and Households/Parents.
48 percent of people said the government should be able to ban dropouts from getting a licence, as compared to 41 per cent who opposed such a move.
Now, because of the way the state calculates high school completion and dropout rates, schools like Austin Can
For example, a high school dropout in Los Angeles is expected to make about $670,000 in his or her lifetime - about a fifth of what someone with a master's degree will make if they work until they are 65 years old.
The Dropout Prevention Campaign was announced in conjunction with the release of a new America's Promise report that underscores the dropout crisis plaguing America's high schools.
Oregon's public high schools reported an unwelcome uptick in their dropout rate in 2006-07, Superintendent of Public Instruction Susan Castillo announced Wednesday.
According to the report, "The High Cost of High School Dropouts: What the Nation Pays for Inadequate High Schools," the average annual income for a high school dropout in 2005 was almost $10,000 less than that earned by a high school graduate.
The formula uses a single system to determine dropouts, including a four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate that links data systems from preschool through postsecondary education.