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Footnote

An explanation of an item in a financial statement or of the financial statement generally. A footnote may expand upon the company's accounting methods, or it may show why a negative item is unlikely to be repeated. Footnotes are usually found at the end of financial statements; they are considered useful because they give more information than the financial statement itself does.

footnote

A detailed explanation of an item in a financial statement. Footnotes are nearly always located at the end of a statement. For example, a company is likely to attach footnotes to its annual report to expand on the depreciation and inventory valuation methods used by its accountants. Many financial analysts consider footnotes the most important information in an annual report. Also called note.
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Anderson opined that the change might require but a single footnote.
Yet the footnote says precisely the opposite, fewer people respond to the income questions and the method of data collection has changed, resulting in an unknown bias.
Table 1 lists the statements specifically requiring footnote disclosure.
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In the second sentence of the [paragraph] footnote of Table 1 and of the [sections] footnote of Table 2, the word "weighted" should be deleted before the words "sample size.
The footnote - or so the New York Times article indicated - has become an endangered species, abandoned by its own progenitors and stripped of its fragile niche in the ecology of publishing.