Baseline assessment

Information that is collected and analyzed from a study participant at the start of a study.

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An example of a baseline assessment is taking a blood sample at the start of a study.

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A baseline assessment measures the participant’s health status at the start of a study.

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Data are collected at the start of the study so they can be compared with the participant’s data at the end of the study.

For example, if a study is measuring weight loss, the participant’s weight must be taken at the start of the study to see if the participant loses weight while they are in the study.

A baseline assessment could include questionnaires or medical tests.

WORDS RELATED TO BASELINE ASSESSMENT

assessment

data

questionnaire

survey

WORDS OPPOSITE TO BASELINE ASSESSMENT

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