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data

 [dat´ah, da´tah]
pieces of information, such as those collected during a study; see data collection and data analysis.
subjective data information provided by the patient that focuses on perceptions and feelings.

da·ta

(dā'tă), Although often used as a mass noun denoting an assemblage of facts, and thus treated as singular ("that data is inconclusive"), the word is grammatically plural ("those data are inconclusive").
Plural of datum.

data

Facts and information.

Types
Qualitative data
Narrative or subjective—often describes attitudes, belief and feelings.

Quantitative data
Measurable—can be expressed in statistical form.

DATA

Abbreviation for:
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data

Singular, datum Factual information in the form of measurements or statistics; data is often quantifiable in terms of reproducibility Types Binary–either/or data, categoric-descriptive data, quantitative–instrument-measurable data, and semiquantitative–based on a limited number of categories data; nonquantitative data–eg, transcripts or videotapes may be coded or translated into numbers to facilitate analysis Clinical research Information collected by a researcher, which is often statistical or quantitative. See Baseline data data, Binary data, Categoric data, Cellular digital packet data, Chart, Contaminated data, Continuous data, Discretely sampled data, Fragile data, GenMoreData, GenRunData, Graph, Hard data, Health data, Health outcome data, Incidence-based data, Inconclusive data, Individual data, Mydata, Microarray data, Orphan data, Quantitative data, Raw data, Semiquantitative data, Smoker data, Soft data, Table, Tobacco data.

da·ta

(dā'tă)
1. Facts (usually established by observation, measurement, or experiment) used as a basis for inference, testing, or models.
2. Information collected about a patient, family, or community, often during intake of nursing history. [usage note The word is plural and takes a plural verb.]

data

factual material, often a collection of numbers, used as a basis for decision-making or calculation.

da·ta

(dā'tă)
1. Facts (usually established by observation, measurement, or experiment) used as a basis for inference, testing, or models.
2. Information collected about a patient, family, or community. usage note the word is plural and takes a plural verb.

Patient discussion about data

Q. where is the greatest data base of Fibromyalgia over the net? do someone know the address ? will i find all my answers there ? is it like here where you can chat with other patient ?

A. i looked for information about Fibromyalgia all around the web and the best site gathering reliable information on it is:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html

gives you every web page about it and with a quality stamp :)


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The phenogram of the taxonomic distance between 32 OTUs based on 173 morphological characters of the ordinal data type shell is shown in Figure 10B.
Weighted kappa scores, percent exact agreement, and percentage agreement within one point on the ordinal scale are presented for all ordinal data items in Table 2.
These problems, specially presented in table 3, persisted even though we applied the maximum likelihood method (MLM) (associated to the statistical Satorra-Bentler [chi square] used frequently for ordinal data) instead of WLSMV.
This means the item does not produce interval level data and should be treated as ordinal data (so you cannot assume a score of 4 is twice as much as a score of 2).
An empirical evaluation of alternative methods of estimation for confirmatory factor analysis with ordinal data. Psychological Methods, 9, 466-491.
We extended the algorithm to deal with ordinal data using custom made MATLAB code and implementing the sampling procedure suggested by Cowles (1996) [see Supplemental Material, Section S1 (doi:10.1289/ehp.1002118)].
Answers provided useful nominal and ordinal data which were used in the following analysis.
Our analysis exploited a unique trait of PSED2 data that provides ordinal data on the geographical range of firm-level market participation.
Among these are parallel group superiority trials with normal data, bioequivalence trials, precision-based clinical trials with normal data, non-inferiority trials with binary data, clinical trials with ordinal data, and clinical trials with survival data.
Categorical data were compared using Fisher's exact test and ordinal data using the Mann-Whitney U test.
Most of the clinical characteristic data were gathered as ordinal data with the exception of the weight and height which were interval data.
Ordinal data will be gathered to show comparisons and growth of the students' knowledge and narrative data will be collected to describe the students' success with the modified instruction during the unit.