Clinical Research Glossary

outcome measure outcome measure


The way that a study endpoint is measured.

Example of outcome measure in a sentence

An outcome measure is used to collect data for the study.

More Info

A study will use one or more outcome measures to collect the data that is needed to answer the research questions. For example, an outcome measure could be a blood test to find out how well the study treatment works to lower cholesterol.

Other info to think about when joining a study

An outcome measure can be a questionnaire, survey, or any kind of assessment that is done to see any changes over the course of the study. Example of assessments include  blood test, blood pressure reading, MRI, etc.

If you have any questions about the outcome measures being used in a study, feel free to ask the study team.

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