geographical bias

geographical bias

(jē″ō-grăf′ĭ-kăl)
The tendency of a scientist or educator to refer only to those journal articles published in his or her own country or native language. As a result of this bias, American health care educators are more likely to cite studies reported in the New England Journal of Medicine than in the (British) journal Lancet.
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The nine-year-old can be backed at 16-1 for chasing's blue ribbon Might Bite, trained in Lambourn by Nicky Henderson and dramatic winner of the 2017 RSA Novices' Chase, heads the market at 5-2 and Ellison detects the whiff of a geographical bias.
The nine-year-old can be backed at 16-1 for chasing's blue ribbon -- Might Bite, trained in Lambourn by Nicky Henderson and dramatic winner of the 2017 RSA Novices' Chase, heads the market at 5-2 -- and Ellison detects the whiff of a geographical bias.
This example serves as a reminder to clinicians that geographical bias can preclude the correct diagnosis.
Nurses leaders have accused the Government of geographical bias against the North East for failing to give the region additional funds
Janse (2002), "The Significance of the Peer Review Process against the Background of Bias: Priority Ratings of Reviewers and Editors and the Prediction of Citation, the Role of Geographical Bias," Cardiovascular Research 56: 339-346.
OVER the next four Saturdays I'm going to give you my personal assessment of Britain's 37 Flat tracks, In no way am I setting out to be rude and there is an unashamed geographical bias in my rankings.
They prevailed despite a pronounced geographical bias and a common mass communicator's conceit.
Certain sequence types, like ST854, TP-c2135, AAB51153 and AAD 28609 recovered from Thailand and India, suggest a possible geographical bias in their isolation.
One such step is the anonymity of peer review which decreases both personal as well as geographical bias (Opthof, Coronel & Janse, 2002).
But French sees it differently - and considering he used to play for Widnes, one of the clubs to loseout in the bidding process to the Crusaders, we can be sure his assessment is not clouded at all by geographical bias.
The techniques described have a geographical bias towards those used in temperate Western Europe, but an attempt has been made to include techniques used outside of the region, and to emphasize general principles of all management techniques, so that they can be applied in other situations.
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