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relative

(Comparative), adjective analogous, commensurate, comparare, compared, contrastive, correlative, correspondent, corresponding, proportional, proportionate
Associated concepts: dependent relative revocation, relative fault

relative

(Relevant), adjective affinitive, allied, apposite, appositional, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, bearing on, cognate, collateral, compatible, concerning, connected, connective, correlated, fit, fitting, germane, interconnected, kindred, material, pertinent, referring, related, relating, relational, suitable

relative

noun blood relation, clansman, cognate, cognatus, connection, family, kin, kindred, kinsman, kith, member of the family, propinquus, relation, sib
See also: apposite, cognate, commensurable, commensurate, comparative, consanguineous, correlative, germane, kinship, proportionate, related, relation, relevant

RELATIVE. One connected with another by blood or affinity; a relation, a kinsman or kinswoman. In an adjective sense, having relation or connexion with some other person or thing; as relative rights, relative powers.

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In the absence of any further plausible reason, it is therefore likely that the fluctuation in the relative odds across the three cohorts is due simply to random variation in the three samples selected.
Ten of the 13 DRGs had short-stay PAC rates at least 50 percent above the all-DRG average, and all but 2 had above-average relative odds rates.
We allowed a moderate number of nonexempt cases to have their TANF benefits reduced by 25 percent for failure to comply with JOBS participation requirements, and we assumed that the relative odds of JOBS participation increased by a factor of 8.5 since Fiscal Years 1995 and 1996.
According to relative odds ratios, separation from mother for more than two weeks before the age of 12 was approximately 5 times less likely among suicide attempters, threatening others with physical harm was almost 5 times less likely among suicide attempters, and school truancy was over 51 times less likely among suicide attempters, compared with controls.
To this end, the elasticities of the relative odds of migration with respect to the regressors are calculated for each of the regression equation specifications.
However, among women who identified themselves as Mexican, Mexican American or Chicano, the relative odds wire lower for those who had less than a high school education (odds ratio, 0.4) than for those who had ever attended college (0.7).
Table 3 reports relative odds ratios calculated from the regression coefficients of the multinomial logistic regression model.
The validity is strengthened by the consistently increased relative odds in both cohorts for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Greer's around block got and so to be GORDON " In any case, what would be the point in Strachan adopting a hyper critical position of a defence that is undermanned and punching above its weight?We all knew it before a ball had been kicked - Scotland's biggest weakness is at the heart of this back four where Strachan has had to cobble a solid pairing out of relative odds and ends.
The researchers measured the effectiveness of the patches by the relative odds of abstinence for active or placebo patches over the five cumulative time periods: 1 week, 12, 24, and 52 weeks, and the mean time to follow-up of 8.3 years.
The relative odds of breast cancer were determined by multivariate conditional logistic regression.
The regression analysis estimates the change between 1991 and 1994 in the relative odds of a Medicaid or self-pay/charity patient using a safety-net hospital.

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