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  • n. Plural form of tertile.

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  • African-Americans were disproportionately represented in the lowest tertiles for vitamin B intakes.

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  • In similarly adjusted models, the lowest tertiles of 25D and 1,25D were independently associated with 2.8 - and 2. 0-fold increased prevalence of anemia compared with their respective highest tertiles.

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  • The mean hemoglobin concentrations significantly decreased with decreasing tertiles of 25D and 1,25D.

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  • The three groups of child mortality were determined by tertiles of the child mortality distribution for the country-periods in the sibling history dataset.

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  • Death from colon cancer specifically was associated with the highest tertiles compared with the lowest tertiles for waist-to-hip ratio (HR 1.37, 95% CI 1.02 to 1.85) and waist circumference (1.34, 95% CI 1.01 to 1.80), but not for BMI or weight.

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  • No differences in mean mins/day of moderate-vigorous physical activity were found between children in the highest and lowest tertiles for frequency of playing in particular outdoor locations.

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  • When participants were divided into tertiles, based on NNAL levels, the hazard ratio of those in the second tertile was 1.43 compared to those in the lowest tertile.

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  • "We report that plasma n-3 fatty acids concentration is inversely correlated with hs-CRP in healthy individuals, when stratified into tertiles representing CVD risk cut points," wrote the researchers.

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  • Adjusted Odds Ratios for developing type 2 diabetes mellitus based on tertiles of testosterone concentrations: Lowest Tertile Middle Tertile Highest Tertile (reference)

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  • Comparison of the highest and lowest tertiles of serum calcium resulted in a hazard ratio of 2.68 for fatal prostate cancer, Gary Schwartz, Ph. D., of Wake Forest University here, and Halcyon G. Skinner, Ph. D., of the University of Wisconsin in Madison, reported in the September issue of

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