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Table 2 Comparison of Demographics between SyntheticMass and Real World Populations [27,28,29]

From: The validity of synthetic clinical data: a validation study of a leading synthetic data generator (Synthea) using clinical quality measures

  SyntheticMass Reference Population Estimates
Total Population 1,193,439 6,547,629
Age
 < 18 19.2% 21.7%
 18–64 64.5% 64.5%
 ≥ 65 16.3% 13.8%
 Average 40 39.1
 Female 51% 51.6%
BMI (Adult)
 < 18.5 2% N/Ab
 18.5–24.99 15.4% N/Ab
 25–29.99 20% 35.6%
 ≥ 30 62.6% 23.3%
 Male Average 31 28.7
 Female Average 32 29.2
Average Height (cm)
 Male 176.77 175.77a
 Female 163.33 161.80a
Average Weight (kg)
 Male 97.98 88.77a
 Female 86.04 76.43a
 Adults ≥20 years old with High Blood Pressure 30.92% 33.4%
  1. aNationally Reported Rate, all other rates shown reflect Massachusetts population
  2. bNo publically reported data found for reference