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Among women with mutations of the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA1, certain patterns of oral contraceptive use increase the odds of the disease.
Among violent crimes, robbery showed the greatest increase, 3.9 percent.
Although the figures presented today are nowhere close to any of the above numbers, they still represent an increase in the economy in spite of the out-migration experienced in the North.
Pretax contributions to 401(k) plans, previously limited to $10,500 annually, increased to $11,000 for 2002 and will increase $1,000 per year until 2006, when they reach $15,000--an increase of more than 40%.
* Education (high school and college-level educators); the number is expected to increase by 36%, due, in part, to retiring educators and a growing student population.
Russia has a high rate of strains resistant to a single drug (5,10), which may lead to an increase in the number of strains resistant to multiple drugs.
From 1990 to 1999, the rate of cost increases for physician services has dropped from 7.1% to 2.1% and increases in hospital room cost rates have fallen from 10.9% in 1990 to 3.2% in 1998, before increasing to 4.1% in 1999.
issued a 10% increase on its Ultramid nylon resins and compounds for June 15.
The biggest increase in the deployment of fiber by the local exchange carries (LECs) is projected to be in the residential access area, with an increase from 322,000 miles in 1999 to 2.2 million miles in 2003, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate of more than 61 percent.
But in any case there is a fundamental flaw in the argument: Surely the benefits of low turnover and high morale in your work force come not from paying a high wage, but from paying a high wage "compared with other companies"--and that is precisely what mandating an increase in the minimum wage for all companies cannot accomplish.
Moreover, shrinking vacancy rates and rising lease rates were fostering a rapid increase in the number of large commercial building projects, notably office buildings, that were planned or under way in many areas of the country.
residents, increased 0.6 percent in the second quarter -- its smallest increase since 1961 -- after increasing 1.9 percent in the first quarter (table 3).