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Qualitative

Describing economic, market and other research not directly related to mathematical data. Qualitative factors are based on the assumption that economic actors, being human beings, are susceptible to acting on factors that may not directly correlate with facts. Qualitative factors may include management practices or brand recognition when recommending investment decisions to clients or brokers. See also: Assurance, Panic selling, Quantitative research.
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Adolescent roles during the War in Iraq changed qualitatively to meet the demands of wartime.
this same mouse that had qualitatively high levels of gRNA and sgRNA in the lung (mouse 12).
Furthermore, builders recognize that lumber from Canada is qualitatively different from much of the lumber produced in the U.
Although the auditor should be alert for misstatements that could be qualitatively material, it ordinarily is not practical to design procedures to detect them.
This is the first book to analyse, both quantitatively and qualitatively, the patterns, nature, and communities of the vegetation of the sand seas, using new techniques, which the authors hope, will prove adaptable for similar studies in other arid areas.
Modeling can be used qualitatively to elucidate problems with fouling and plugging, leading to more effective use of convection surfaces and sootblowing.
But it said Cuba "could achieve results which are quantitatively and qualitatively superior if there were greater rigor, discipline, organization and control.
The Court of Appeals found that the lighting design and installation business was not qualitatively similar to the previous use of the site for moving and storage and therefore the new property owner had exceeded the scope of the prior use.
As the Pentagon acknowledged: "China is in the midst of a ballistic-missile modernization program that is improving its force, both qualitatively and quantitatively, in all classes of missiles.
Consumers are becoming more adept at discerning which products are qualitatively better than others and this is driving treating culture," said Nell Broome, consumer markets analyst at Datamonitor.
Although the researchers' analysis technique is simple, it provides results that qualitatively agree with the traits of living animals.
Outlined appropriately in a short, and thus somewhat cursory manner, experience shows qualitatively that:

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