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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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The relative odds of the group was also considerably above average.
DRG 271, skin ulcers, with 11,715 PAC discharges, exhibited an exceptionally high relative odds ratio--higher, even, than DRG 263 that currently is covered by the PAC transfer policy.
Nearly one-third of the infections cases were discharged to PAC with a relative odds ratio 50 percent above average.
Comparisons of TANF Plans Simulated Descriptions of Type of Plan characteristics of TANF policies Baseline Moderate Aggressive plan plan plan Length of TANF time 60 months 60 months 24 months limit Monthly TANF earned temporary permanent permanent income disregard $30 plus $150 plus $150 plus one-third one-half one-half Maximum age of youngest 36 months 12 months 3 months child for JOBS exemption Percentage of openings for 50 percent 100 percent 100 percent eligible JOBS participants Reduction in benefits for 25 percent 25 percent 75 percent non-compliance of for a very for a for all nonexempt cases with smal moderate nonexempt JOBS requirements number of number of cases nonexempt nonexempt cases cases Relative odds of JOBS 1.
Also dropping the geographic cost variable increases the BCS fee coefficient somewhat, and further reduces the effect of a reduction in the MST fee on the relative odds to 1 .
3 Table 3 Relative Odds of Alternative Treatments (Unweighted n = 1,786) BCSRT versus MST BCSO versus MST Relative Relative Variable (a) Odds P-value Odds BCS fee (10% increase) 1.
3562]) in the relative odds of mortality over the two-year observation period.
The last comparison presents the relative odds of mortality after disenrollment for short-term and longer-term HMO enrollees.
Controlling for the AAPCC rate cell variables, the base AAPCC payment rate in the county, and the average county mortality rate, the relative odds of mortality among HMO enrollees was 50 percent lower than for FFS beneficiaries.
The relative odds of in-hospital death associated with early mechanical ventilation were similar to those associated with being comatose on admission.
Five pre-existing conditions significantly increased the relative odds of death: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ischemic heart disease, diabetes mellitus, cirrhosis, and congenital coagulopathy.
Despite this possibility of coding bias, it is important to observe that all 13 chronic conditions did increase the relative odds of death, at least for some patients.

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