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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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Reliability and validity of the dynamic gait index in persons with chronic stroke.
Concurrent validity of the Berg Balance Scale and the Dynamic Gait Index in people with vestibular dysfunction.
Juhl, "Intra- and interrater reliability and agreement of the Danish version of the Dynamic Gait Index in older people with balance impairments," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
As part of the study, the researchers conducted a survey from April 2008 to March 2009 at an outpatient rehabilitation program, utilizing the activities-specific balance confidence scale and dynamic gait index survey, both prior to therapy and at the conclusion of an eight-week course.
Dibble and Lange recommend cut-off scores that maximize sensitivity and minimize false negatives specific for this population for the Functional Reach Test, Berg Balance Scale, Dynamic Gait Index, Timed Up and Go, and the Cognitive Timed Up and Go.
Assessments included the lower-limb portion of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment (FMA) as well as the FMA synergy subsection, Stroke Impact Scale [11-13], Berg Balance Scale, Dynamic Gait Index (DGI) [14], and 6-minute walk test (6MWT) [15].

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