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comparison

noun alikeness, analogical procedure, analogy, association, balance, comparatio, comparative essimate, contrast, correlation, equation, nearness, parallel, rapprochement, relative estimate, relative estimation, resemblance
Associated concepts: comparison of negligence of opposing parties
See also: analogy, collation, correlate, identification, parity, propinquity, proportion, standard
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In addition, the use of a large population (New York State excluding New York City) as a comparison population provides sufficient power to detect small associations between exposure and outcome.
The comparison population for the PGP is drawn from the PGP's service area.
As part of its genetic studies of Japanese survivors of atomic blasts and people living near sites of atomic bomb testing, the AEC wanted to use the Yanomami as a comparison population with no history of radiation exposure, Tierney says.
Figure 1 describes the selection of the study comparison population.
A GIS was used to identify the population living close to transmission lines and a comparison population farther away.
Four years of data was studied for HRA members, two years of data was studied for HSA members, and three years of data was studied for the comparison population.

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