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audience factors

audience factors  

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1. In models of communication or persuasion, specific variables associated with the audience (e.g. education) that research has identified as among those that can affect the effectiveness (e.g. the ...
audience measurement

audience measurement  

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Primarily applied to quantitative research into audience size and demographics for particular broadcasting media, individual channels, stations, or programmes, or for particular newspapers or ...
audited circulation

audited circulation  

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Industry-standard figures for the average number of copies of each issue of a particular newspaper or magazine in circulation. The actual readership is likely to be larger. These figures are ...
biometry

biometry  

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n. the measurement of living things and the processes associated with life, including the application of mathematics, particularly statistics, to problems in biology.
Byzantium

Byzantium  

An ancient Greek city, founded in the 7th century bc, at the southern end of the Bosporus, site of the modern city of Istanbul. It was rebuilt by Constantine the Great in ad 324–30 as Constantinople.
Census, Federal.

Census, Federal.  

The decennial population census originated in the 1787 federal Constitution as a mechanism for determining each state's political representation in the House of Representatives and electoral college. ...
David Victor Glass

David Victor Glass  

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(1911–78)A British sociologist who is justly famous for his pioneering work on demography and social mobility. His landmark study of Social Mobility in Britain (1954) was based on a sample of men and ...
density-dependent selection

density-dependent selection  

Selection in which the values for relative fitness depend upon the density of the population.
economics

economics  

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The study of the production, distribution, and consumption of resources, and the management of state income and expenditure. See also classical economics, ecological economics, environmental ...
epidemiology

epidemiology  

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(epi-dee-mi-ol-ŏji)the study of the distribution of diseases and determinants of diseases in populations, including all forms of disease that relate to the environment and ways of life.
Era of the Early Republic

Era of the Early Republic  

(1789–1828).Elections for the new federal government established by the Constitution were held in the winter of 1788–1789. Supporters of the Constitution, calling themselves Federalists, won control ...
family

family  

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Family bible a bible designed to be used at family prayers, typically one with space on its flyleaves for recording important family events.the family that prays together, stays together motto ...
goodness of fit

goodness of fit  

1 In statistics, the closeness of agreement between observed and expected frequencies, usually measured by the chi-square test or the Kolmogorov-Smirnov test.2 In fitting a line or a curve to a set ...
historical demography

historical demography  

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Data on population numbers, age distribution, age at marriage, birth intervals, family and household composition, birth and death rates, and age-specific death rates reveal much about the structure ...
illegitimacy

illegitimacy  

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History
The status of a child born out of wedlock, formerly a stigmatizing condition but in most modern societies a status that is tolerated and socially accepted.
intervening variable

intervening variable  

In a formal model, a variable whose value is determined by a specified manipulation or combination of independent variables and/or other intervening variables, without any hypotheses about the ...
John Graunt

John Graunt  

(1620–74; b. London, England; d. London, England)Prosperous London haberdasher and Freeman of the Drapers' Company. Graunt became interested in the information implicit in the weekly ‘Bills of ...
Kuno Ruben Gabriel

Kuno Ruben Gabriel  

(1929–2003; b. Berlin, Germany; d. Rochester, NY)American statistician. Gabriel spent his youth first in France and then in Palestine, where he studied through correspondence courses. He gained his ...
life expectancy

life expectancy  

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The length of time that an individual organism (such as a person) is expected to live. See also lifespan.
Life Stages.

Life Stages.  

Research on the historical meaning and importance of different life stages is relatively recent, A growing interest in family history from the early 1960s on resulted in studies of the ...

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