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noun archetype, basis of comparison, canon, comparison, criterion, example, exemplar, frame of reference, gauge, grade of excellence, guide, ideal, level of excellence, measure, model, norm, norma, paradigm, paragon, pattern, precedent, prototype, regula, touchstone
Associated concepts: standard established by law, standard of care, standard of conduct, standard of proof
See also: broad, bylaw, canon, code, constant, conventional, cornerstone, criterion, customary, decorum, designation, epitome, example, exemplar, familiar, general, guide, habitual, household, law, mediocre, model, mundane, norm, normal, ordinary, paradigm, paragon, pattern, popular, precedent, prevalent, principle, pro forma, prototype, rate, regular, repeated, representative, routine, rule, stare decisis, symbol, typical, uniform, usual

STANDARD, in war. An ensign or flag used in war.

STANDARD, measure. A weight or measure of certain dimensions, to which all other weights and measures must correspond; as, a standard bushel. Also the quality of certain metals, to which all others of the same kind ought to be made to conform; as, standard gold, standard silver. Vide Dollar; Eagle; Money.

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This range is close to the standard population suggested by the MoHME (12,500) and also close to the mean population of each Health Post in Kashan (10,000).
Age-standardised rates were estimated via the direct method with the world standard population, specific rates were calculated via the following variables: gender, sites, and age according to quinquennial ranges (18 categories) and large groupings.
For example, the mortality rate in Bryncethin ward, Bridgend - which you correctly quoted as 1,499 per 100,000 based on ONS's standard method - would be only 1,048 per 100,000 using WHO's standard population.
Number of maternal deaths in a hypothetical standard population, by total fertility rate and maternal I mortality ratio, according to age-group Age-group 1911 TFR/ 2005 TFR/ 1911 TFR/ 2005 TFR/ 1911 MMR 2005 MMR 2005 MMR 1911 MMR (scenario 1) (scenario 2) 15-19 894 2 7 279 20-29 9,822 34 64 5,312 30-39 13,573 58 98 8,011 40-49 6,169 9 67 836 Total 30,458 104 235 14,437 Notes: Numbers may not sum to total mortality to total because of rounding.
Fabio Iocco (Paris Institute of Astrophysics, France) reasons that dark stars should postpone the supernovae of standard Population III stars by tens to hundreds of millions of years.
Cancer incidence is generally expressed as Age Adjusted or Age Standardised Incidence Rates (AAR) per 100,000 persons according to world standard population.
The annual age- and sex-adjusted incidence rates of all three skin cancers were computed per 100,000 person-years by direct standardization according to the European Standard Population.
7) Age-standardised incidence rates were calculated by applying the world standard population.
The standard population used in this study was the year 1990.
The demographics of all developed countries in Europe, Asia and America are such that the standard population pyramid has been inverted.
To capture this effect, we include a variable for the share of a standard population that would be eligible for Medicaid based on the program eligibility criteria of the state in which the individual lives.
Ultimately, the OHP Standard population must drop from its current 53,000 to 25,000 by next June.

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