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data

 [dat´ah, da´tah]
pieces of information, such as those collected during a study; see data collection and data analysis.
subjective data information provided by the patient that focuses on perceptions and feelings.

da·ta

(dā'tă), Although often used as a mass noun denoting an assemblage of facts, and thus treated as singular ("that data is inconclusive"), the word is grammatically plural ("those data are inconclusive").
Plural of datum.

data

Facts and information.

Types
Qualitative data
Narrative or subjective—often describes attitudes, belief and feelings.

Quantitative data
Measurable—can be expressed in statistical form.

DATA

Abbreviation for:
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data

Singular, datum Factual information in the form of measurements or statistics; data is often quantifiable in terms of reproducibility Types Binary–either/or data, categoric-descriptive data, quantitative–instrument-measurable data, and semiquantitative–based on a limited number of categories data; nonquantitative data–eg, transcripts or videotapes may be coded or translated into numbers to facilitate analysis Clinical research Information collected by a researcher, which is often statistical or quantitative. See Baseline data data, Binary data, Categoric data, Cellular digital packet data, Chart, Contaminated data, Continuous data, Discretely sampled data, Fragile data, GenMoreData, GenRunData, Graph, Hard data, Health data, Health outcome data, Incidence-based data, Inconclusive data, Individual data, Mydata, Microarray data, Orphan data, Quantitative data, Raw data, Semiquantitative data, Smoker data, Soft data, Table, Tobacco data.

da·ta

(dā'tă)
1. Facts (usually established by observation, measurement, or experiment) used as a basis for inference, testing, or models.
2. Information collected about a patient, family, or community, often during intake of nursing history. [usage note The word is plural and takes a plural verb.]

data

factual material, often a collection of numbers, used as a basis for decision-making or calculation.

da·ta

(dā'tă)
1. Facts (usually established by observation, measurement, or experiment) used as a basis for inference, testing, or models.
2. Information collected about a patient, family, or community. usage note the word is plural and takes a plural verb.

Patient discussion about data

Q. where is the greatest data base of Fibromyalgia over the net? do someone know the address ? will i find all my answers there ? is it like here where you can chat with other patient ?

A. i looked for information about Fibromyalgia all around the web and the best site gathering reliable information on it is:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html

gives you every web page about it and with a quality stamp :)


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