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comparison

the basis of analytical epidemiology, the statistical comparison between groups.

comparison groups
the groups between which a statistical comparison is to be made.
comparison population
the population in which a comparison between groups is to be conducted. All of the groups to be used comprise the population.
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His commitment to the county and his record as a player stands comparison with the best and having now had experience of coaching elite players we believe he is ready to take on this particular challenge.
ON pure talent the Manchester United winger stands comparison with any Welsh footballer.
Our record on anti-social behaviour stands comparison with any council.
Jens Lehmann yesterday vowed to stay at Arsenal to fight for his place until the 2006 World Cup and insists his record stands comparison with any Premiership rival.
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They have a very proud record and a history in this competition that stands comparison with anyone, so they won't be relishing a defeat and an early exit.
Pienaar believes that Yakubu's goal ratio of one in every two starts for the Toffees stands comparison with any other forwards in world football.
Manny Pacquiao stands comparison with Roberto Duran and he was one of the most ferociously attacking fighters in my lifetime.
Lead architect Rod Sheard can take particular pleasure from everything coming together in a sporting venue that every overseas visitor will say stands comparison with any racecourse in the world.