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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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For analyzing change in Likert scale after pharmacotherapy Wilcoxon signed ranks test was used.
It is a valid and reliable instrument for measuring empathy.10 It consists of a questionnaire consisting of 20 questions answered on a 7 point Likert scale, from 1 (strongly disagree) to 7 (strongly agree).
In some cases, it is appropriate, as noted above when combining four or more Likert response questions to produce a Likert scale to describe a pattern or "personality."
Questions were to be answered on a four-point Likert scale, whereby respondents graded aspects of their training from 1 (very positive perceptions regarding quality or quantity, depending on the type of question) to 4 (very negative perceptions).
This was then followed by calculation on a seven point Likert scale, logistic regression analysis, and informal interviews with 22 participants.
According to the company, the study did not meet its primary endpoint of dyspnea (shortness of breath) response as measured by the seven-point Likert scale through 48 hours (p=0.33) but showed favorable dose and concentration-related trends on dyspnea response.
Subjects were placed on a standardized step mill procedure until they complained of knee discomfort of at least 5 on a zero to 10 point Likert scale. While on the step mill, the "time to onset of discomfort" was measured.
Questions used the Likert scale, ranging from "dissatisfied" to "very satisfied", and 70 per cent of the responses were in the "very satisfied" range, said Professor Bamford.
Rensis Likert changed the way attitudinal research was conducted with the creation of the "Likert scale." Although his original intention was not the creation of a new scale, the development of this scale earmarked a shift in how attitudinal research was performed, primarily because of the ease with which a Likert scale can be created and utilized.
Using the Likert scale (0-3), the mean GHQ score was 11.1 (SD=10.5).
A five point likert scale ranging from strongly agree to strongly disagree was adopted as the scale for the statements in the questionnaire and method of data collection was through personal mode.