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# 11 Examples of a Cohort

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A cohort is a group of people who share a common characteristic. This is often based on an event, process, situation, affinity or habit that give people something in common. Cohorts are commonly used in statistics, research and marketing to identify groups in data. The following are illustrative examples of a cohort.

## Education

The set of all people who hold a computer science degree in a population.

## Lifestyle

The set of all Europeans who smoke.

## Profession

Currently active airline pilots on a global basis.

## Abilities

The set of all people on a social network who self-identify as being good at public speaking.

## Experiences

Americans who have traveled more than 2 million miles by aircraft in the past ten years.

## Location

Residents of Japan who live within 200 meters of a farm.

## Physical

Austrians with a body mass index over 25.

## Treatment

The set of people who have taken a particular medication for at least a year.

## Performance

The students at a school who have an A average.

## Affinity

People on a social network who say they like samba dance.

## Subcultures

The set of slow food enthusiasts in a city.
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