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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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The Orange Chief was helpless now in the hands of a swordsman so superior that there could be no comparison, and the people sat in open-mouthed wonder and awe as Gahan of Gathol cut his foe to ribbons and then struck him down with a blow that cleft him to the chin.
The comparison of Charles II to David was not original with Dryden, but was a commonplace of the Court party.
From one of the passionate letters which later passed between them and which it is interesting to read in comparison Pope takes the idea and something of the substance of the poem.
The style, both absolutely and in comparison with previous writers.
Your impression of it, absolutely and in comparison with other biographies?
Wang (2007) discusses the relationship between comparisons and SWB from the perspective of sociology.
While many of the comparisons made in evaluating reform programs look at one year's third grade scores to the next year's third grade scores, a comparison that often is not valid, this study followed a cohort of children across three grades to evaluate the effects of implementation of School Renaissance on the progress of participating children.
SQL Effects Clarity ASE Edition is the only tool of its kind to provide this level of support for performing database comparisons on the Sybase ASE platform.
The underlying land value, derived from recent sales comparisons, is then added to the depreciated value of reproducing the historic structure.
For fiscal years 2001 to 2004, VA requested from the Congress but did not receive specific appropriations--ranging from $16 million to $50 million--to conduct cost comparisons studies.
The first part of this study examined two concepts that have been infrequently considered in camp literature--quality of life and social comparisons.