Definitions for "External validity"
(see also transportability) A trial has external validity if it is free of confounding and can produce unbiased inferences regarding a specified target population beyond the subjects in the trial.
the extent to which the results of a research study can be generalized to other people, animals, or settings. (51)
A measure of how well the results of a study apply to other people in other places.
Keywords:  empty, applicability, see
See applicability.(empty)