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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

index

(Catalog), noun earmark, enumeration, indicant, indicator, list, listing, listing of contents, mark, sign

index

(Docket), verb categorize, codify, file, submit

index

(Gauge), noun measure, guide, scale

index

(Relate), verb catalog, class, classify, document, enumerate, group, inventory, itemize, list, specify, record, supply or furnish with reference
See also: arrange, book, classify, clue, codify, directory, enumerate, fix, gist, indicant, indicate, indication, indicator, itemize, ledger, marshal, pigeonhole, record, register, roll, schedule, substance, symbol, symptom, tabulate
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Interestingly, our observed negative association between arsenic exposure and ponderal index in the overweight/obese stratum seems to be driven by longer birth length in boys, but by lower birth weight in girls.
In stratified analyses (see Supplemental Material, Table S3), we observed a statistically significant association between MeHg with ponderal index among the subgroup of males only [[beta]pln(MeHg) = -0.
Increasing IHg was related to statistically significant increases in birth weight and ponderal index (data not shown).
Umbilical leptin concentrations were found to be independent of placental leptin production and closely reflected ponderal index at birth (6).
The rate of weight gain in the second half of pregnancy was associated with birth-weight, ponderal index, and head circumference/length ratio, and weight of mothers in late pregnancy was associated with the ponderal index and head and chest circumferences.
Length among girls was inversely associated with maternal concentrations of [gamma]-HCH (lindane) and subsequently higher ponderal index ([beta] = 0.
We found no relationship between adiponectin, AFABP, EFABP, or leptin and age, body height of mothers, or ponderal index of newborns.
Ponderal index was calculated using the following formula: (weight in grams/length in cubic centimeters) x 100.
In addition to revealing a statistically significant correlation between infants born with higher levels of PFOS and PFOA and decreased birth weight and head circumference, the Johns Hopkins study unearthed a correlation between the compounds and the scores the babies earned on the ponderal index, which measures fetal body mass and can serve as a rough approximation of nutritional status.
Barker found that infants with low birth weight, small head circumference, and low ponderal index at birth are at increased risk of developing coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke, insulin resistance, and diabetes as adults.
We used multiple linear regression and logistic regression to assess the effects of proximity to the WTC site and stage of pregnancy when the event occurred, on gestational duration, birth weight, birth length, head circumference, ponderal index, and sex-specific small size for gestational age (SGA) among term deliveries (Alexander et al.
Infant ponderal index, a measure of proportionality of growth, was calculated as (birth weight in grams x 100)/[(length in centimeters).