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The high and low prices, or high and low bids and offers, recorded during a specified time.

Price Range

The high and low prices between which a security trades over a given period of time. The size of the price range is an indicator of volatility, with a large price range showing a great deal of volatility and a low range showing the opposite. A price range is also called simply a range.


The high and low prices reached by a security within a given period. A large range in relation to a security price tends to indicate greater price volatility, making the security a better candidate for trading purposes but not necessarily for investment purposes. Also called price range.


A division of land in the public land survey system.Each range line is approximately 6 miles apart and is identified according to its distance east or west from the principal meridian for the area. Range 1 West is in the column immediately west of the principal meridian for the area. See public land survey system.

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The interquartile range of 0 improved from a 1 in Round 2, demonstrating an improved and complete level of consensus.
Interquartile Ranges of Ages at Experience of Family and Non-Family Life Events, By Gender and By 5-Year Birth Cohort Males Non-Family Family School Work Home- First First Cohorts Complet.
Influence of free hemoglobin (Hb) (A) and bilirubin (B) on anti-Xa activity in heparinized (final unfractionated heparin [UH] concentrations 0.3 and 0.6 U/mL) samples (median and interquartile range; n =6).
The mortality rate for these patients was 42.9% and median age (interquartile range) was 9.0 (3.0-13.0) years.
(15) Five of the 46 cases used a "Tukey filter," a statistical technique that eliminates outliers before computing the interquartile range.
Family physicians reported rates of smoking status awareness ranging from 6% to 100% with a median (interquartile range) of 84% (66% to 93%).
The narrowest interquartile range applied to registered industrial nurses (16 percentage points) and the widest to drafters I (48 percentage points).
Increasing PM2.5 exposures on the same day correlated with a trend toward increase in SCD risk (odds ratio, 1.22; 95 percent confidence interval [CI], 0.97 to 1.53; P = 0.09) for each interquartile range increase in exposure (7.72 [micro]g/m[sup.3]).
Of these, 20(48.7%) were females, while the overall median age was 11.5 months (interquartile range: 6-41.5).
In all, 622 patients were diagnosed with bladder cancer (90 cases per 100,000 person-years), with a median of 4.4 years between study entry and cancer diagnosis (interquartile range, 2.5-6.5 years).
The median age of case-patients was 26 years (interquartile range 11-39 years), but all age groups were affected, which is a pattern typical of spread of new microorganisms (or subtypes) in a susceptible population.
The median concentration and interquartile range (IQR) of HS-TnI (783 ng/L and IQR 40-1289 ng/L versus 8 ng/L and IQR 5-47 ng/L; IQR P < .001), but not that of HS-CRP (6.1 mg/L and IQR 1.7-8.0 mg/L versus 4.0 mg/L and 1.4-11.3 mg/L; P = .21), was significantly increased in patients with AMI when compared with those without AMI.