factor 3

fac·tor 3

1. operational name given to an incompletely characterized selenium-containing natural product that, in minute amounts, prevents liver damage in rats due to deficiency of vitamin E;
2. factor III in the vitamin B12 series, 5-hydroxybenzimidazole, analogue of the usual B12 nucleotide components.
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Factor 3, "ABILITY TO SEE MEDICAL STAFF OF CHOICE," shows an interesting pattern with the two middle age groups rating the factor as more important than either the youngest or oldest group.
On the SSSQ, factor 3 of the Acculturation Rating Scale for Mexican Americans, the factor measuring ethnicity of friends and associates correlated with the overall Survival Quotient.
On Factor 3 (attitudes toward women's [gender] equity), the mean score for women in this study (M = 27.