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variability

 [var″e-ah-bil´ĭ-te]
the state of being variable.

var·i·a·bil·i·ty

(var'ē-ă-bil'i-tē),
1. The capability of being variable.
2. In genetics, the potential or actual differences, either quantitative or qualitative, in phenotype among individuals.

var·i·a·bil·i·ty

(var'ē-ă-bil'i-tē)
1. The capability of being variable.
2. In genetics, the potential or actual differences, either quantitative or qualitative, in phenotype among individuals.

var·i·a·bil·i·ty

(var'ē-ă-bil'i-tē)
The capability of being variable.
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The plaque and systolic blood pressure relationship was most significant in patients with mean systolic blood pressure of less than 140/90 millimeters of mercury (mmHg), suggesting that variability may indicate risk even among people with well-controlled blood pressure.
At each session, heart rate variability was measured for five minutes before the music or silence started, for ten minutes during the music/silence, and five minutes after it had stopped.
Caption: Temperature Interannual Variability, (a) Interannual variability of Aug mean surface-air temperature over the Europe domain calculated as the yearly intermember spread averaged during the 2000-19 period, (c) Relative change in interannual variability from 2000-19 to 2080-99.
Once GV is confirmed, the first cause of GV to be excluded should be variability in lifestyle.2 History taking may reveal variation in the pattern, composition or quality of food intake, timing, duration or intensity of physical activity/exercise, and/or sleep pattern, psychological stress or physical and social environment.
For the highest quartile in total cholesterol variability compared with the lowest quartile, the risk of all-cause mortality increased by 31% (HR, 1.31; 95% CI, 1.28-1.34), MI by 10% (HR, 1.10; 95% CI, 1.06-1.14), and stroke by 6% (HR, 1.06; 95% CI, 1.03-1.10).
Moving ahead, the researchers plan to expand the work and understand the time scales of active galactic nuclei variability. However, to measure that property they would at least need a decade worth of data.
However, both response patterns are highly stereotypical, which is not what one might intuit from a high U-value and thus represent a limit on its utility as an index of variability. U is an effective measure of the evenness of the response allocation across categories, but it does not capture anything of the sequential relationships of responses to those categories.
The evaluation of self-confidence states was performed immediately before the heart rate variability test.
Assessment of such variability on the basis of phenotypic expression of traits may not give the reliable picture of variation at genetic level as it also includes environmental components.
(i) This study proposes an individual social-demographic role prediction model based on travel behavior variability. The travel behavior variability and its correlation to the social-demographic role are explored.
Despite prominent findings about the average level of abusive supervision in group settings, scholars have yet to explore the dispersion-based conceptualization (Chan, 1998) of abusive supervision variability, which is defined as "the group-level phenomenon that occurs when a supervisor engages in differential abusive treatment toward subordinates in the same group" (Ogunfowora, 2013, p.