To the Editor In a Viewpoint, Drs Clayton and Tannebaum1 highlighted the importance of appropriately reporting sex and gender in clinical research. However, their recommendations to report sex (male, female) and gender (man, woman) fall short of the realities of patients’ genetic, biological, and lived experiences and the effects on their health and well-being.
Streed CG, Makadon HJ. Sex and Gender Reporting in Research. JAMA. 2017;317(9):974-975. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.0145