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Definition of Study population

Study population: The group of individuals in a study. In a clinical trial, the participants make up the study population. The study population might, for example, consist of all children under 2 years of age in a community.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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