Example sentences for: deciles

How can you use “deciles” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • To calculate the C -statistic, the study population was stratified into ten deciles with approximately equal numbers of patients.

  • For women under the age of 50 years, women with breast cancer were much more likely than controls to have been born or lived before age 21 years in the Northeastern or Great Lakes regions of the USA, regions that were in the upper deciles of breast cancer mortality both for the period 1950-69 and for the period 1970-94 [ 15 ] . Geocoding and other refinements of residence information might help to clarify which areas of first or early life residences might be associated with later risk for breast cancer.

  • [ 16 ] We included deciles of the CDS in multivariate regression analyses.

  • Relative risks (RR) were calculated by comparing the highest and lowest quintiles of nutrient intake (Q 5 versus Q 1 ). Multivariate models included age at diagnosis, family history of breast cancer in mother or sister, diagnosis of benign breast disease (BBD), age at menarche (in quintiles), body mass index at age 18 (in deciles), adult height (in quartiles), reproductive history (categorical), and vitamin A intake (continuous) in 1980 [ 15 ] . Current vitamin A intake was included in the model because we have previously shown in this cohort of women that lower intake of vitamin A is positively associated with an increased risk of breast cancer.

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