Goal 1: Promote Human Health

Reporting disaggregated data by sex

There is a need to better understand the biological basis for sex differences, particularly for identifying important basic factors that influence normal cardiovascular function and cardiovascular disease in males or females and explain differences in the overall prevalence, progression, and mechanism of cardiovascular disease.

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Critical Challenge (CC)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

Reporting existing data by sex

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

The NIH is developing a new policy re: inclusion of both sexes in experimental research

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : NHLBI Staff

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