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RANK. The order or place in which certain officers are placed in the army and navy, in relation to others, is called their rank.
     2. It is a maxim, that officers of, an inferior rank are bound to obey all the lawful commands of their superiors, and are justified for such obedience.

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Table 2 reports both the p-values of the F-distribution for ANOVA and for the Friedman rank sum test for cytokine mRNA levels, obtained using the standard statistical package R (R Development Core Team, 2010).
Although we did not measure territory size, polygynous males averaged 110 [+ or -] 18 m (11 = 9) between concurrently active nests of different females compared to consecutive re-nests of other color-banded pewees which averaged 66 [+ or -] 5 m (n = 33) (Wilcoxon rank sum test P = 0.
harrisii (individual size class results described later; for all size classes, Wilcoxon's rank sum test, P < 0.
There was no statistically significant difference between PCT levels in the two groups (Wilcoxon rank sum test [P=0.
We conducted four separate signed rank sum tests for rural and urban members (eight total tests) by examining the following geographic placement and measurement technique combinations:
11) Independent two-sample t-tests, Wilcoxon rank sum tests and two-sample chi-square tests were performed to compare means, medians, and proportions, respectively.
Due to the small sample size and apparent non-normality of many of the response variables, all biological measures were tested using the one-sample exact Wilcoxon rank sum test under the null hypothesis that no change occurred over the time period.
The Wilcoxon rank sum test [13] gives us a measure for the statistical significance of the differences between the groups of incipits.
A one-tailed Mann-Whitney Rank Sum test was performed at a 5% level of significance.
Serum creatinine (Cr), blood urea nitrogen (BUN), BUN/Cr ratio, and urine output (UOP) were measured/calculated and mean values obtained during therapy were compared with values obtained just before treatment using the Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test.
Finally, the Mann -Whitney rank sum test was used to compare differences in the parameters of Pycnogenol versus Venostatin.
Next the student evaluation ratings are tested for statistical significance by computing the Wilcoxon Rank Sum Test for differences of two medians.