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RANKING. In Scotland this term is used to signify the order in which the debts of a bankrupt ought to be paid.

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In future research, it may be worthwhile to also manipulate soda temperature, to examine whether this significantly affects rank order taste preference.
After the third outline was presented, we asked students summary questions about outlines in general and then asked students to rank order their outline-type preferences.
They will have to loudly proclaim that the Democratic Party is costing itself elections by denying voters the right to rank order candidates.
The rank order of the factors that were most highly correlated with the number of UBMs in each state were:
Statistical techniques determined the rank order and relative importance of the six passages (attributes).
The study asked employees to rank order ten suggested rewards for work.
The rank order of worry categories from the present study and that from Millar and Gallagher (1996) were analyzed using the Spearman rank order correlation procedure to determine if the two rank orders were systemically related.
Appendices Table A1 Overall Deprivation Rank Orders--Punjab Provincial Rank Order National Rank Order 1 =Least Deprived 1=Least Deprived Districts 34=Most Deprived 100=Most Deprived Attock 9 13 Bahawalnagar 24 43 Bahawalpur 26 49 Bhakkar 29 61 Chakwal 14 19 D.G.
'These league tables perpetuate the myth that schools can be placed in precise rank order on their results.'
A nonparametric measure, the Spearman rank order correlation coefficient, is used to investigate whether the geographical variation in PAC use is real variation or statistical anomaly.
Teachers were also asked to rate and rank order different types of learning arrangements and management strategies.
In rank order, beginning with the highest, they were (a) knowledge of the existence of many cultures; (b) knowledge of the influence of culture on health behavior, health decisions, and health status; (c) knowledge of stereotypes, biases, and discrimination; (d) ability to be an information resource for health needs of ethnic and cultural groups; (e) knowledge of health belief and value differences among cultures; and (f) knowledge of health problems of ethnic and cultural groups.