Clinical Research Glossary

analyze analyze

To examine study data to answer a question and help reach conclusions.

Example of analyze in a sentence

Researchers analyze data to find out the results of a study.

More Info

In a research study, data are collected and then analyzed to answer the study questions.

A study statistician helps analyze the data. When they analyze the data, they interpret the information and try to come to conclusions about what the study results mean.

Other info to think about when joining a study

You may often hear the term “analyze” used by the study team in the context of data. Someone on the research team will need to analyze the data collected in the research study.

You may want to ask how the data will be analyzed and what the researchers want to learn from the study.

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