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data

noun back-up, documents, evidence, facts, grounds, information, logic, papers, proof, specifics
See also: citation, clue, documentation, dossier, ground, information, intelligence, news, proof, reference, science, study

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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Systematic Literature Review for iNTS Incidence Data
Comparisons were then made among facilities of different types (skilled care and hospital) using the pre and post PrU incidence data.
True incidence data, however, can only be obtained through large-scale cohort studies.
Monthly incidence data reduce some of the variability due to the life cycle of the vector and the time from infection to the presentation of clinical symptoms (incubation period) (Depradine & Lovell, 2004).
The incidence data were obtained from the State Department of Health, and emissions data sources included the U.
Note: Incidence data are from the National Cancer Institute.
Incidence data for the Mississippi CCR for 1996 (its first year of operation) is estimated to be only 80% complete, and is therefore not shown (Mississippi State Department of Health, 1996).
The Iraqi regime will continue to exploit disease incidence data for its own political purposes.
She analysed incidence data from the French Ministry of Agriculture and combined this with information from the UK to get a realistic picture of the size and course of the BSE epidemic in France.
Comparisons between various jobs are made by converting the incidence data into incidence rates or the percentage of workers experiencing the disorder.
There is no reliable incidence data on deaf people in the United States (Schein, 1987b), largely because of the reporting procedures.