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a unit in a classification system.
Major Diagnostic category a group of similar diagnosis-related groups, such as all those affecting a given organ system of the body.
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On the basis of Scorecard's list of substances, related broad health categories, and the literature review, we analyzed available health outcome data at the national level for selected end points to identify those with high or increasing prevalence or those responsible for heavy utilization of health care.
The book requires a solid background in theories of human behavior and the usual description within each category from which to reflect, compare, and contrast how these differ between categories. There is much to be learned from their approach to the life cycle in the context of establishing one's identity.
It must not venture too far in introducing new concepts into the statement and in determining how information will be disaggregated within the categories.
In a proper taxonomy you would expect to find perhaps a single root, such as Accounting with second level categories such as accountants, accounting firms, each with their subsequent levels and so on.
Minority females account for just 12 percent of all workers in which of the job categories shown?--
The qualifying securities firm has a rating in one of the top three investment grade rating categories from a nationally recognized statistical rating organization; or
Charles Tilly argues that understanding how categories are employed and constructed is key to the analysis of social inequality.
* Beaucoup (www.beaucoup.com), one of the oldest guides, lists over 2,500 specialized search engines, directories and indices that are divided into 13 subject categories and 36 subcategories.
For the tire industry, this will be reflected as low-to-moderate growth in most tire categories.
According to Dudley, users control the categories and job divisions they use, and they can include a category multiple times or not at all.
Category Management improves a retailer's overall business results by increasing the retailer's sales through more effective merchandising, improved margin in categories that are underpriced or overpromoted, maximizing assortments and shelf sets, and implementing more effective inventory management, thereby reducing investment.
Since it is highly unlikely that the discovery of such methods will coincide with any of the "open" windows, there will always be incentives (i) to withhold temporarily a change from an erroneous method or (ii) to withhold any change where the status of the method under the various categories of accounting methods is unclear.