Example sentences for: adjustment

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  • But should that willingness ever falter, one thing is sure: No "worker adjustment" program will be able to measure the harm, much less assuage it.

  • The assumptions upon which the use of the t test with Bonferroni's adjustment is contingent are that the observations within treatments are normally distributed, with homogeneity of variance.

  • Benefits for each of the categories - minor health effects, severe and chronic health effects (which include chronic bronchitis and premature mortality), and visibility - were adjusted by multiplying the unadjusted benefits by the appropriate adjustment factor, listed in Exhibit 10 below.

  • One common method of inference from observational data is the cohort study with an adjustment for risk factors using, for example, regression models [ 1 ] and propensity scores [ 2 ] . In some situations, estimates from high-quality cohort studies have been similar to those from randomized trials [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ] . However there are some notable exceptions, including studies of the effect of beta-carotene on cardiovascular mortality [ 6 ] [ 7 ] , the effect of hormone therapy on the rate of cardiovascular disease [ 8 ] , the effect of epidural analgesia on the probability of Cesarean section [ 9 ] , the effect of beta-blockers on mortality [ 10 ] , and the effect of aspirin on the risk of colorectal cancer [ 11 ] . Some of the discrepancy between the results of these high quality cohort studies and randomized trials may be explained by differences in the intervention, patient population, or duration of follow-up.

  • In cases where the numbers of data points (replicates) for each concentration are not equal, a t test may be performed with Bonferroni's adjustment for multiple comparisons (see Appendix D), instead of using Dunnett's Procedure.


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