American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A part or subdivision of a population, especially one originating from some other population: microbial subpopulations.
- n. a population that is part of a larger population
“However, despite these increases, Hispanics continued to have the lowest health insurance coverage and the lowest percentage of persons with a personal health-care provider than any other subpopulation......”
“When the purported relationship is inverse such as jobs overall and relative job loss for a certain population segments, you need to look long and hard to find data that prove your specifics for the subpopulation, and explain how that has happened due to the mechanisms you propose.”
“As for Moore's second charge, though EPA may have been concerned about the possibility that infants and children may be more sensitive than adults to the toxic effects of pesticide residues on food, the Agency was not taking any steps to ensure this subpopulation were adequately protected.”
“Ms. BETH WICTUM (Director, Forensic Lab, School of Veterinary Medicine University of California, Davis): Essentially, by breeding these dogs, they're creating a subpopulation, almost a new breed.”
“Ms. WICTUM: Just as with Labradors, they may try and concentrate certain aspects of pointing or retrieving, there are behavioral traits that they're trying to concentrate within this subpopulation.”
“Each population and subpopulation has its own separate needs and its own distinct health care requirements.”
“Research on the non-heterosexual community is difficult, partly because it is so operationally challenging to define who belongs to which population or subpopulation.”
“My research interest -- and the subject of my book, "Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight" -- has been a subpopulation of men who either come out later in life or who have sex with men MSM but do not identify as being gay.”
“It is also complicated to develop randomized samples that would allow for generalizations to the larger population or subpopulation.”
“Lilly will track how LY2140023 performs in a predefined genetic subpopulation of patients in its late-stage trials, he said.”
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