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control

1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity. 2) v. to exercise the power of control.

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What about the paired control EV in the above example?
However, over the 6-week periods, those in open-cast communities had 2.1 GP consultations per person-year for respiratory, skin, and eye conditions compared to 1.5 in control communities (1.5 and 1.1, respectively, for respiratory conditions only) in 4 out of 5 community pairs: the odds on GP consultations were significantly higher than those in their paired control communities (by approximately 40%).
In this study, while the performance of the pollen produced by a given defoliated shoot and its paired control shoot was compared within the same recipient, minimizing the influence of maternal effects, the performance of the pollen from different control and defoliated shoots was assessed in different recipients.
A Composition of the Median Growth Rate in Inventory Turnover(1) For Performance Plan Adopting Companies Relative to a Paired Control Sample of Non-Adopting Companies Growth Number Adopting Control Wilcoxon Period(2) of Pairs Companies Companies Z(3) -2 THROUGH 0 62 0.0356 0.0567 -1.195 -1 THROUGH 0 61 0.0394 0.0490 -1.426 0 THROUGH +1 62 0.0403 0.0143 2.282(*) 0 THROUGH +2 62 0.0882 0.0299 2.128(*) 0 THROUGH +3 62 0.1182 0.0910 1.104 0 THROUGH +4 62 0.1309 0.0910 1.904(*) 0 THROUGH +5 60 0.1513 0.0299 2.186(*) Notes: 1.
Included in the fertilizations that completed development were five paired control and hybrid cultures.