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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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Likewise, no significant differences were seen in the number of snores per hour (snoring index) or the respiratory disturbance index.
WatchPAT is the only portable device providing Apnea-Hypopnea Index (AHI), Respiratory Disturbance Index (RDI), and Oxygen Desaturation Index (ODI) based on actual sleep time and sleep states without a cumbersome nasal cannula, awkward belt around the chest, and EEG/EOG electrodes or other devices sticking to the head.
We hypothesized that we would find an association between SDB as defined by the respiratory disturbance index and urinary albumin excretion as defined by the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio," said Dr.
Although the intervention group were younger, more obese and had a higher respiratory disturbance index none of these factors were statistically significant.

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