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Selection Bias MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Selection Bias
Tree Number(s)
N05.715.350.150.775
N06.850.490.500.500
Unique ID
D015983
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015983
Annotation
usually NIM
Scope Note
The introduction of error due to systematic differences in the characteristics between those selected and those not selected for a given study. In sampling bias, error is the result of failure to ensure that all members of the reference population have a known chance of selection in the sample.
Entry Term(s)
Bias, Selection
Sampling Bias
Sampling Biases
Sampling Error
Selection Biases
Previous Indexing
Epidemiologic Methods (1966-1989)
Research Design (1972-1989)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under BIAS (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1990
History Note
91(90); was see under BIAS (EPIDEMIOLOGY) 1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2017/07/12

No Qualifiers
Selection Bias Preferred
Sampling Error Narrower
Sampling Bias Narrower
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