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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.

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Caption: Comparison between BMI and Systolic and Diastolic BP
However, the results suggest that BMI z values "can differ substantially from empirical estimates, have an effective upper limit, and are strongly influenced by sex and age," they said.
Some 1,100 stations that reportedly opted to sign license extension agreements directly with BMI must continue to pay at the 1.7% rate until the judge rules on an interim fee rate, he says.
Of the 335 women whose data was analysed, 152(45.3%) were in the normal BMI group and 183(54.6%) in the high BMI group.
The acquisition of the remaining BMi Research shares will further complement and enhance the strategic objectives that Cognition has embarked on.
Table 1 presents a comparison of average preoperative measurements between aTSA patients with BMI less than 25, BMI between 25 and 35, and BMI greater than 35.
In total, it found that 47.5 per cent of UAE residents are overweight, with a BMI between 25 and 30, while a further 13 per cent are obese, with a BMI of over 30.
InterDyn BMI has been a leading partner dedicated to the sales, consulting, service and support of Microsoft Dynamics solutions since 1985.
The judging panel, consisting of independent industry experts including former airline CEOs and aviation journalists, commended the way bmi regional has re-launched itself as a successful standalone operator.
Similarly, it was impossible to rule out reverse causation, such as the colicky pain of gallstone disease caused the physical inactivity that then led to a high BMI.
Standard and Poor's has placed BMI Bank on CreditWatch Negative.