Clinical Research Glossary

study population study population


All the participants in a study.

Example of study population in a sentence

A participant is a member of the study population.

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The study population is described in the consent form and the protocol.

Other info to think about when joining a study

You may hear the term “study population” from the study team or read it in the consent form.

There may be information about the number of individuals who are in the study population or what similarities the study population shares. The study population is also discussed in results and journal publications that describe what the study looked at.

If you have any questions about the study population, you should feel free to ask.

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