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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.

Scale

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

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.

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 National Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation study (Health Care Financing Administration 1987) reported on functional limitations of ESRD patients using both the Karnofsky Scale and the SIP.
In a similar study, Moreno, Aracil, Perez, and Valderrabano (1996) found equivalent improvements in QOL parameters in both younger and older dialysis patients, with increases in Karnofsky scale scores from 73 to 85 in those younger than 60 and from 61 to 75 in older patients (p <0.
001), and Karnofsky scale score (the mean increased from 75.