NMDS


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NMDS

abbreviation for nursing minimum data set.

NMDS

Abbreviation for Nursing Minimum Data Set
See also: minimum data set

Nursing Minimum Data Set

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NMDS

A standardized set of data identifying essential, common, and core data elements collected in all settings for any patients/clients receiving nursing care. They include the three broad elements of: nursing care, patient or client demographics, and service.
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The first axis of the NMDS ordination that explained almost 70% of the variance was highly correlated to fire return interval ([R.
Moreover, the addition of the STAs supported a distinct bird community within the landscape of the Everglades that does not match either that of the croplands or the natural marsh, as evidenced by the differences in species composition and the distinct separation of land types in the NMDS analysis.
Results of the NMDS analysis indicate considerable variability between the different pans and sites in respect of taxon diversity.
NMDS resulted in a significant 3-dimensional ordination (Fig.
Se realizo un analisis de estacionalidad de especies con las matrices de datos, aplicando NMDS, ANOSIM y SIMPER con el programa PRIMER 4.
The NMDS comparing samples from each location, habitat, and dataset produced a two-dimensional ordination (final stress = 6.
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Because NMDS has no assumptions of linearity, it is suitable for any dissimilarity matrix (McGarigal et al.
NMDS is an ordination method which maximizes rank-order correlation between distance measures and distance in ordination space, and was preferred to principal component analysis because descriptive variables were not normally distributed and showed no linear relationships (Minchin 1987, Jongman et al.
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