cutpoint

cut·point

(kut'poynt),
Arbitrary value on an ordinal scale such as blood pressure, beyond which values are regarded as clinically abnormal.

cut·point

(kŭt'poynt)
Arbitrary value on an ordinal scale such as blood pressure, beyond which values are regarded as clinically abnormal.
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For example, comparing the two columns of Table 1 shows that the difference in the cutpoint between one-person and four-person households is approximately $20,000 for most Canadian urban areas.
70 cutpoint recommended by Nunnally and Bernstein (1994).
The healthcare workers were divided into two groups by examining all possible cutpoints of all predictor variables to find the cutpoint of a predictor variable that resulted in the largest difference in the probabilities of developing SARS between the two resulting subgroups.
TABLE 3 Cutpoints used in dichotomization of ASI composite scores Percent below Percent of all Scale Cutpoint cutpoint scores = 0 Psychiatric 0.
Among 81 participants, 47% obtained a kindergarten TRF Total Problems T score [is greater than or equal to] 60 ([is greater than or equal to] 82nd percentile), which marks the borderline clinical cutpoint for differentiating referred from nonreferred children (Achenbach, 1991b).
The equilibrium strategies assume a very simple form: A juror votes to convict if her threshold of reasonable doubt is smaller than a specified cutpoint, and she votes to acquit if her threshold of reasonable doubt exceeds the cutoff.
56), I thereby classified each patient's mean serum PHT level as therapeutic (T+) or subtherapeutic (T-), using 10[micro]g/ml as the cutpoint.
The chief disadvantages of coal spirals of relatively low unit capacity and high cutpoint, have led to the trials and recent installation of the Stokes Hydrosizer (MM, May 1995, p.
Lowering of the confirmed fasting plasma glucose (FPG) concentration serving as the diagnostic cutpoint for diabetes from its current value of 140 mg/dL (7.
A given perception bias E gives rise to three equilibria: one equilibrium with a zero cutpoint ([C.
The cutpoint between medium and high will depend on the size of the enterprise making the evaluation.
But people will have to realize that such a cutpoint is arbitrary and that children who fall on the other side of it may still require and benefit from special help.