utilization behavior


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utilization behavior

The compulsive or thoughtless use of any found object even though its use is not appropriate for the context in which it was found. Finding a toothbrush in a grocery store and automatically using it to brush one's teeth in public is an example.
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In utilization behavior, people might grab and start using a comb presented to them without having any idea why they are doing it.
Social Media Utilization Behavior in Pre-clinical medical students of Siriraj hospital.
Healthcare utilization behavior is complex and multifaceted.
Changes in our health benefits are having the intended effect of changing utilization behavior by shifting more of the cost to employees.
Ironically, this natural resource utilization behavior, while enabling our industrialized "success," simultaneously undermines our very existence--this is humanity's "predicament.
Call detail records describe customer utilization behavior.
t] reflects utilization behavior common across manufacturing industries and that employing the same utilization rate for both labor and capital is a reasonable assumption.
Although we heartily encourage any efforts to improve the understanding of utilization behavior, we are afraid that the solutions proposed by Dr.
The results of the intervention trial suggested that CCU utilization behavior was much different from the behavior previously experienced at this hospital.
Although utilization studies often use simple regression analysis with computer-generated stepwise or simultaneous entry of variables to analyze the correlates of utilization behavior, these methods are less useful when analyzing these complex relationships.
In addition, Pearson r correlations have been used to examine the relationships between utilization behavior, knowledge about MRI, and attitudes toward MRI; t tests have been used to assess differences in attitudes and behaviors of physicians who accurately estimated the cost of an MRI scan ($600 to $1000) as compared with those who underestimated the cost ($200 to $500).
Consequently, we excluded data regarding retirees when assessing prior utilization behavior.