geographical bias

geographical bias

(jē″ō-grăf′ĭ-kăl)
The tendency of a scientist or educator to refer only to those journal articles published in his or her own country or native language. As a result of this bias, American health care educators are more likely to cite studies reported in the New England Journal of Medicine than in the (British) journal Lancet.
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This example serves as a reminder to clinicians that geographical bias can preclude the correct diagnosis.
Nurses leaders have accused the Government of geographical bias against the North East for failing to give the region additional funds
Neil Doncaster says the Ramsdens Cup Final between Rangers and Raith Rovers is being played at Easter Road - rather than Parkhead - as there can't be any geographical bias in favour of the Glasgow club.
OVER the next four Saturdays I'm going to give you my personal assessment of Britain's 37 Flat tracks, In no way am I setting out to be rude and there is an unashamed geographical bias in my rankings.
They prevailed despite a pronounced geographical bias and a common mass communicator's conceit.
One such step is the anonymity of peer review which decreases both personal as well as geographical bias (Opthof, Coronel & Janse, 2002).
But French sees it differently - and considering he used to play for Widnes, one of the clubs to loseout in the bidding process to the Crusaders, we can be sure his assessment is not clouded at all by geographical bias.
The techniques described have a geographical bias towards those used in temperate Western Europe, but an attempt has been made to include techniques used outside of the region, and to emphasize general principles of all management techniques, so that they can be applied in other situations.
I am sure Ministers will justify each and every one of their decisions and assure us all that there is no geographical bias in where the money is spent.
This geographical bias in the match between the two samples is important for spatially varying exposures, which are likely to include at least some of the chemicals studied.
The findings also revealed that happiness has a geographical bias - with the North East, home of Geordie jokers Ant and Dec, having the biggest grin in the UK.
The reading provides insights as to whether redlining is economically motivated or a result of racial or geographical bias.
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