Example sentences for: age-specific

How can you use “age-specific” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • For estimating the age-specific incidence of cancer among controls, we used data collected up to the time of the last screen, which was 16 years after the start of the study.

  • A recent publication describes the age-specific proportion of children in the United States with anti-type-14 polysaccharide antibody concentration exceeding the putative protective concentration of 0.2 μg/ml (Figure 3 of [9]).

  • Because of the variability in levels of weight, height and BMI by age among children, national US data (1963 to 1994) were used to convert these values into sex-and age-specific Z-scores [ 19 20 ] . These Z-scores express childhood levels of weight, height and BMI in the current study relative to those of similarly aged children examined between 1963 and 1994.

  • Data from the US Census Bureau show that Marin County had relatively high levels of outmigration and had low levels of immigration during 1990-1998 compared with other parts of California [ 17 ] . Examination of the age-specific population denominators used in this analysis [ 9 ] shows that the proportion of women aged 45-64 years, which includes the leading edge of the 'baby boomer' cohort, changed very little over the decade in Marin County, whereas this proportion increased substantially in comparison areas.

  • Assumption 2 depends on the cumulative effect of birth cohort from ages a to b . According to Moran [ 21 ] the relative bias due to violation of Assumption 2 is particularly large if the age-specific incidence on the first screen changes little with age and interval and subsequent cancers are relatively rare.


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