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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.
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Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.
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scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.
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scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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The multinomial logistic regression analysis for predicting client case disposition via the four predictors (age, income, difficulty, and GAF Scale) was tested as useful, with observed cell frequencies not differing significantly from expected cell frequencies, Pearson) [chi square] (720) = 744.09,p = .259, [alpha] = .05, w = 27.28.
(19,20) The GAF scale is a 100-point single-item rating scale for overall psychosocial functioning and takes into account the patient's psychological, social, and occupational functioning.
(2005) have shown that the problem with the original GAF scale is that it includes both symptom and function, which has led to the split-GAF (Pedersen et al., 2007) that enables the study of each variable separately.
Executive functioning measures showed some significant relationships and between-group differences with scores on the SFS and GAF scales. Poor functional status regarding recreation and independent living were significantly associated with lower performance on planning and verbal and non-verbal fluency (p<.05).
Individual criteria for all the mental disorders on Axis I and Axis 11 of the DSM-IV, the GAF scales, and the Severity of Psychological Stressors Scale for Adults and Children are included.