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:

  • Although age-specific reference ranges improved sensitivity in younger men and specificity in older men, they did not substantially change likelihood ratios for cancer.

  • For estimating the age-specific incidence of cancer among controls, we used data collected up to the time of the last screen, which was 4 years after the start of the study.

  • The age-specific reference ranges have been further modified for racial differences in PSA and cancer risk [ 32 ] . Because African-Americans have an increased incidence of prostate cancer and higher PSA levels at diagnosis, the age-specific reference ranges have been adjusted to maintain a high sensitivity [ 32 33 34 ] . Our study cohort had too few African-Americans for a subgroup analysis, but we were able to compare non-Hispanic white with Hispanic men.

  • The hypothesis that protection from invasive pneumococcal disease is caused by the acquisition of anticapsular antibodies directed against each of the pneumococcal serotypes yields two simple predictions about the age-specific epidemiology of pneumococcal disease.

  • In addition, men had higher age-specific total stroke incidence rates than did women, as illustrated in Figure 1.

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