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A recent paper stated the following: 

"More women than men seek dermatological consultation for skin disease; our analysis of 149,614 patients seen for cutaneous issues (based on ICD-9 diagnosis codes) in outpatient clinics at Northwestern Medicine revealed a female to male ratio of 1.8:1."

"We surveyed 802 dermatological research articles from 2012 through 2013. No information about the sex of studied cells or animals was provided in 60% of papers."

J Invest Dermatol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2016 Jul 19.
J Invest Dermatol. 2016 Jan; 136(1): 12–14.
doi:  10.1038/JID.2015.298
PMCID: PMC4950973
NIHMSID: NIHMS801795
Mind the Gap: Sex Bias in Basic Skin Research
Betty Y. Kong, Isabel M. Haugh, Bethanee J. Schlosser, Spiro Getsios, and Amy S. Paller

 

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