Root Admin Guide Posted July 21, 2016 Root Admin Report Share Posted July 21, 2016 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: NIHMS801795Mind the Gap: Sex Bias in Basic Skin Research Betty Y. Kong, Isabel M. Haugh, Bethanee J. Schlosser, Spiro Getsios, and Amy S. Paller Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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