Example sentences for: indices

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  • Five were conducted with members of a community with high infant mortality and poverty indices, and low incidence of adequate prenatal care [ 4 ] (hereafter referred to as community focus groups).

  • We used this measure in preference to waist to hip ratio, because a study which determined peripheral and abdominal adipose tissue content in children using magnetic resonance imaging found that WC:AC correlated positively with intra-abdominal adipose tissue (r ± 0.63, P = 0.001) while waist to hip ratio did not (r = 0.11) [ 34 ] . Two other indices of central adiposity were calculated from skinfolds: Central-peripheral (CPR) as subscapular skinfold + suprailliac skinfold) / (triceps skinfold+ thigh skinfold) and ratio of subscapular to triceps skinfold (STR).

  • Nevertheless, external indices are convenient tools for comparing two clusterings, and are used in the new resampling method Clest.

  • We also examined the synovial expression of the gelatinases by immunohistology, as well as their serum levels in order to determine whether these indices may predict erosions in RA patients.

  • This notion is well supported by several reports that show that antibodies directed against either MAdCAM-1, or its lymphocyte ligand, the α4β7 integrin will significantly attenuate several indices of gut damage in experimental models of colitis [ 9 47 ] .


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