floor effect


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floor effect

A statistical error in which very low data points are not registered or counted because of an artificial limitation that prevents them from being appropriately noted and recorded. In research on certain variables, e.g., body temperature, data are meaningless below levels incompatible with life.
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Results suggest a notable floor effect in the distribution of age-equivalent scores that was not observed in the raw score or standard score distributions.
Others like cork bark from florists to give a forest floor effect.
Expo Floor Effect of Long-Term Consumption of Sugarfree Candies Made with Erythritol, Xylitol, or Sorbitol on Dental Health Peter de Cock, global nutrition and regulatory manager, Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs
Research co-leader Dr Cheti Nicoletti said: "There seems to be a sticky floor effect for highly neurotic people and highly introverted people.
Students were first given their painted backgrounds and using complementary colored oil pastels, created designs on their walls, making a soft wallpaper effect, as well as lines on their floor to create a type of textured wooden floor effect.
I say dreaded because at one point, Port Talbot DJs discovered ultra violet lighting as a dance floor effect.
The proportion of orthogonal slope change and that of floor effect of each pair of baseline-treatment phases were computed in order to examine whether orthogonal slope change or floor effect would influence the computations of the PND and PEM scores.
The Timed Up and Go had a floor effect with approximately 23% of patients unable to complete a Timed Up and Go test at hospital admission.
The striking floor effect complements the luxurious interior.
New stone and granite columns and spandrels will be added to the building to transform the look of the facade from a one-dimensional appearance into a two-story, main floor effect.