Population study

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In the various fields of healthcare, a population study is a study of a group of individuals taken from the general population who share a common characteristic, such as age, sex, or health condition. This group may be studied for different reasons, such as their response to a drug or risk of getting a disease.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".