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demographics

A generic term for the inclusionary and exclusionary criteria used when recruiting human subjects for a clinical trial—e.g., sex, age, and general health—as well as very specific criteria, depending on the purpose and nature of the trial (e.g., prior myocardial infarction, advanced stage melanoma, early multiple sclerosis).

demographics

Epidemiology Objective characteristics of a population–eg, age, marital status, family size, racial origin, present or prior disease, religion, income, and education. See Patient demographics. Cf Confounding variable, Covariate, Epidemiology.
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