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peer group

a social group composed of people of a similar age or status.
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We hypothesized that peer pressure would be positively related to selecting a Black peer group.
For the counties in the peer group that did provide overall debt figures, one indicator of overall debt, overall debt per capita, has been included.
Predictors of friendship quality and peer group acceptance at summer camp.
A SubCollection Proportions report compares the number of titles held by the user's library, in each NSL division, to the holdings of an average library in the peer group.
Even establishing friendships outside African American peer groups or listening to music regarded as having a White orientation may subject a youngster to relentless censure.
Black peer groups had fewer gender differences than white peer groups.
It was surmised that low achievers experience pressure from high SES parents and peer groups, thus leading to low self-concept.
School counselor trainees were asked to participate in a semester-long research project focusing on examining two types of peer group supervision formats.
The University of Hawaii's (UH) three university and seven community college campuses are compared with benchmark and peer group institutions with regard to selected financial measures.
For example, choosing a mutual fund that is performing well in relation to its peer group would be prudent today - but it may not be in the future if its performance declines.
Focuses on the peer group experiences of children attending school in Western societies, from five years of age through to adolescence
NACDS peer group--April 1999 April 1999 calculated value Annual % change NACDS peer group S&P 500 NACDS peer group S&P 500 1994 $100.