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noun back-up, documents, evidence, facts, grounds, information, logic, papers, proof, specifics
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data

for the puposes of data protection legislation, data is information which is being processed by means of equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, or is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system. It need not be held on a computer.
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This project has enhanced clinical practice and outcomes by reducing CVD risk in all patients in some way, measured through the screening and blood results, or through subjective data.
The subjective data collected from Questions 1 through 5 of the surveys are as follows: 1.
Section III describes the data collection methodology, the institutional setup at Northwestern University, and the subjective data in detail.
The design of the real-world tasks and the use of the BlackBerry PDA to facilitate direct entry, time-stamped subjective data, provides high confidence that these ratings were a true reflection of the views of the study participants on the lens performance.
We are planning to submit in the second quarter additional analyses of the existing subjective data from our adult sleep maintenance clinical trial along with other important information that we believe can support a determination by the FDA that Silenor can be approved for the treatment of insomnia.
All mothers completed an expanded version of the Brief Infant Sleep Questionnaire (BRISQ), and provided subjective data concerning their child's sleep habits.
Many social scientists, on the other hand, are confronted with the challenge of modeling social interactions and human systems based on incomplete and subjective data based in the interpretations of multiple subject matter experts.
As a result of these criticisms, researchers have made considerable strides towards the quantitative analysis of subjective data to minimise inherent biases and to improve its accuracy.
This provides companies with a rich pool of data--both objective data from carefully defined assessment questions about job skills and fulfillment of job requirements, and more subjective data from personal performance reviews.
According to the interviewees, the evaluation component of a grant proposal to a foundation should include evidence of a solid evaluation plan, including both objective and subjective data.
Subjective data suggests some medications in this class, Lipitor (atorvastatin), Mevacor (lovastatin), Zocor (simvastatin) may lead to insomnia in a small percentage of patients.
If so, how can subjective data of this kind best be described?
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