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survey

 [sur´va]
an inspection or examination.
primary survey primary assessment.

sur·vey

(sŭr'vā),
1. An investigation in which information is systematically collected but in which the experimental method is not used.
2. A comprehensive examination or group of examinations to screen for one or more findings.
3. A series of questions administered to a sample of individuals in a population.
[O.Fr. surveeir, fr. Mediev.L. supervideo, fr. super, over, + video, to see]

survey

Any means—e.g., questionnaire, diary, interview script, group of items—used to collect patient reported outcome data.

survey

Clinical research A nonexperimental observational or descriptive evaluation of a group of individuals for the presence or absence of characteristics of interest. See AIDS belief survey, AUTS survey, CAP survey, HANES survey, Horizontal survey, National Nosocomial Infection Survery, SF-12 survey, Satisfaction survey, SF-36 survey, Skeletal survey.

sur·vey

(sŭr'vā)
1. An investigation in which information is systematically collected but in which the experimental method is not used.
2. A comprehensive examination or group of examinations to screen for one or more findings.
3. A series of questions administered to a sample of individuals in a population.
[O.Fr. surveeir, fr. Mediev.L. supervideo, fr. super, over, + video, to see]

sur·vey

(sŭr'vā)
1. A comprehensive examination or group of examinations to screen for one or more findings.
2. An investigation in which information is systematically collected but in which the experimental method is not used.
3. A series of questions administered to a sample of individuals in a population.
[O.Fr. surveeir, fr. Mediev.L. supervideo, fr. super, over, + video, to see]
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Table 1, descriptive statistics of the primary survey data, shows that, on average, investors forecast a general vacancy of 5.81%, with a minimum and maximum of 0% and 17.5%, respectively.
From the primary survey it is difficult to conclude whether WTO/AOA is responsible for the suicide of the farmers or not.
The report is published every six months and is the result of a primary survey with specialised analysts, broad experience in the local telecommunications market, and a secondary survey involving official statistics, regulation agencies and specialised media.
The methodology for this research will be primary survey based on random sampling.
Bob Dole, the eventual GOP nominee in 1996, had 58% of the Republican vote in Gallup's last primary survey of that year, conducted March 8-10.
After a primary survey, the trauma team confirmed adequate airway, cardiorespiratory stability, normal neurological status and a partially extended immobilised neck.
Table 3: Regional distribution of farmers in survey Regions Households (units) Proportion (%) East Area 586 56.6 Fujian 60 5.8 Guangdong 50 4.8 Jiling 61 5.9 Jiangsu 23 2.2 Shandong 128 12.4 Zhejiang 264 25.5 Central Area 304 29.3 Hubei 11 1.1 Hunan 57 5.5 Jiangxi 236 22.7 West Area 146 14.1 Sichuan 58 5.6 Yunnan 29 2.8 Chongqing 30 2.9 Guangxi 29 2.8 Total 1,036 100 Source: Primary survey 2004.
The first primary survey category, supplier diversity, focuses on the percentage of total procurement spending allocated to African Americans and other ethnic groups.
SOURCE: RTI International: Data from primary survey of 40 psychiatric facilities, 2001-2003.
To investigate this issue, we collected primary survey data from food pantry directors (n=235) in Alabama and Mississippi.
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A primary survey of the patient was completed upon his arrival in the emergency room.