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Parity

Equality in amount or value. Equivalence of prices of farm products to the prices existing at some former date (the base period) or to the general cost of living; equivalence of prices of goods or services in two different markets. The relationship between two currencies such that they are exchangeable for each other at the par or official rate of exchange.

parity

noun alikeness, analogy, approximation, close correspondence, coequality, comparability, comparison, correlation, correspondence, equability, equality, equation, equilibrium, equipoise, equivalence, equivalency, identical value, identicalness, likeness, parallelism, resemblance, sameness, semblance, similarity, state of being equal, symmetry, uniformity
Associated concepts: wage parity
See also: analogy, balance, correspondence, equipoise, identity, resemblance
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Thus, heterosis of the litter increased the number of piglets and decreased litter weight in the first parity and for the sums of the second to last parities, but it had no significant effect on number of piglets at weaning in the first parity.
66 between LTWW1 and LTWW in later parities [5-7,9,26].
The first hypothesis is that at earlier parities, the proportion of daughters will be positively associated with the probability of parity progression.
Four multivariate binary logistic regressions were estimated, one each for parities 1-4, to determine a woman's odds of progressing to the next parity according to current sex composition.
To ensure an adequate number of cases at each parity, we combined parities of 3 and higher in the multivariate analysis.