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Personally Identifiable Information

"Personally Identifiable Information" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Information that can be used to distinguish or trace an individual’s identity, either alone or when combined with other personal or identifying information that is linked or linkable to a specific individual.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Personally Identifiable Information" by people in this website by year, and whether "Personally Identifiable Information" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
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