Definition: The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given population. The distribution may refer to either how many or what proportion of 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.
NIM; no qualif; human & animal; a statist concept: do not confuse with AGE FACTORS, more related to cause & effect; age-sex distribution: coord (NIM) with SEX DISTRIBUTION (NIM)
Other names Distributions, Age; Distribution, Age; Age Distributions
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