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Descriptor English: Age Factors
Descriptor Spanish: Factores de Edad
Descriptor Portuguese: Fatores Etários
Descriptor French: Facteurs âges
Entry term(s): Age Factor
Age Reporting
Factor, Age
Factors, Age
Tree number(s): N05.715.350.075
N06.850.490.250
SP2.021.037.020.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000367
Scope note: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Annotation: usually NIM; human & animal; do not confuse with AGE DISTRIBUTION or AGING
Previous Indexing: Aging (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68; AGE-SEX DISTRIBUTION was see AGE FACTORS 1990-92
Online Note: use AGE DISTRIBUTION and SEX DISTRIBUTION to search AGE-SEX DISTRIBUTION 1994 forward; use AGE FACTORS to search AGE-SEX DISTRIBUTION 1990-92
History Note: 68; AGE-SEX DISTRIBUTION was see AGE FACTORS 1990-92
DeCS ID: 29362
Unique ID: D000367
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/08
Age Factors - Preferred
Concept UI M0000561
Scope note Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.
Preferred term Age Factors
Entry term(s) Age Factor
Factor, Age
Factors, Age
Age Reporting - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0000562
Preferred term Age Reporting



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