Over the five-year period, 28% of large-cap funds, 24% of mid-cap funds and 30% of small-cap funds in the bottom quartile
Metformin reduced the rate of developing diabetes only among patients in the highest risk quartile
, whose mean 3-year diabetes risk averaged 60% (placebo rate=59.
By helping customers leverage the best practices and strategies of Top Quartile
performers, Emerson is able to help customers improve their earnings as much as 15 percent, said Train.
In the Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors (PIVUS) cohort of 70-year-old men and women, hs-cTnI concentrations were independently predictive of death in those who had cTnI concentrations in the upper quartile
Among those who had their experience with care measured in both round 2 and round 4 (N = 26,260), 55 percent were in a different quartile
in round 4, demonstrating the time-varying nature of a patient's experiences with care.
The students in the lowest quartile
remained significantly less confident than those in the highest quartiles
, p < .
The relationship does not hold for the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda and Luxembourg, which are in the first quartile
for their IFDI stock-to-GDP ratios, but in the fourth quartile
for their FDI Contribution Indexes.
In addition, women in the highest quartile
of starch consumption were 80% more likely than those in the lowest quartile
to show signs of gallbladder disease.
In the golf clubs sample, bidders in Quartile
1 have a feedback rating of 1-2, bidders in Quartile
2 have a rating of 3-5, bidders in Quartile
3 have a rating of 6-22, and bidders in Quartile
4 have a rating of more than 22.
The research shows that, when the price of gasoline increased by $1, the least fuel-efficient quartile
of the market for used automobiles suffered a 5-percent decrease in market share.
The top quartile
comprises Connecticut, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin.
5 times greater monetary benefits from avoided patient adverse events than the increased nursing cost from the lowest to the highest quartile
of the distribution.