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Descriptor English: Sex Distribution
Descriptor Spanish: Distribución por Sexo
Descriptor Portuguese: Distribuição por Sexo
Descriptor French: Répartition par sexe
Entry term(s): Distribution, Sex
Distributions, Sex
Sex Distributions
Tree number(s): I01.240.800
N01.224.803
N06.850.505.400.850
SP3.001.037.013
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017678
Scope note: The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Annotation: usually NIM; human & animal; do not confuse with SEX FACTORS
Previous Indexing: Sex (1966-1967)
Sex Factors (1968-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
DeCS ID: 31048
Unique ID: D017678
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/12/28
Revision Date: 2016/01/19
Sex Distribution - Preferred
Concept UI M0026735
Scope note The number of males and females in a given population. The distribution may refer to how many men or women or what proportion of either in the group. The population is usually patients with a specific disease but the concept is not restricted to humans and is not restricted to medicine.
Preferred term Sex Distribution
Entry term(s) Distribution, Sex
Distributions, Sex
Sex Distributions



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