primary objective


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primary objective

A term of art used in clinical trials for the main question to be answered, and the one that drives any statistical planning for the study—e.g., calculation of the sample size to provide the appropriate power for statistical testing.
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IBEF's primary objective is to promote and create international awareness of the Made in India label in markets overseas and to facilitate dissemination of knowledge of Indian products and services.
The study met its primary objective showing CaPre to be safe and effective in reducing triglycerides in patients with mild to severe hypertriglyceridemia.
Muscat: With the primary objective of inculcating safety consciousness into young minds, the Ministry of Education (MoE) in Oman has introduced a host of educational programmes under the theme 'Safety & Security' in Al Amerat Festival area.
We know what our primary objective is and we're firmly focused on that at the moment.
Summary: LONDON (Cihan) - Andrew Love, Member of Parliament, UK on Tuesday (April 19) said primary objective of the UN intervention in Libya is to protect civilian lives and the NATO forces there are transgressing the mandate.
She added: "Our primary objective was always to protect the public but we are mindful of the costs involved."
The primary objective of the first stage is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of Crolibulin in combination with Cisplatin administered in 21-day treatment cycles.
"It is our primary objective and we'll work for it, but if we can score more goals, it will be good "
In a statement to Petra on Saturday, Mahmoud AlAuSharif, Tkiyet Um AliAAEs director, said the primary objective of the Tkiyet is to have a hunger-free Jordan by 2015, adding that Aothis can be realized by fighting poverty and hunger in a sustainable manner and through providing meals to citizens living under the poverty line and meeting basic needs of underprivileged families in cooperation with all concerned sectorsAo
Local Government Emergency Management Group chair Anne Donaghy said: "Our primary objective is to get it right for the citizen and our communities when an emergency strikes.
The primary objective of this brief is to explore open enrollment by examining the ways in which it is currently implemented.
N98-035 entitled "Signal Processing and System Concepts to Exploit Passive Signals in Airborne Active ASW Missions." The primary objective of this project is to provide advanced technology products in the field of undersea warfare research and development and to transition this technology to the anti-submarine warfare fleet.

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