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Interest Rate

The percentage of the value of a balance or debt that one pays or is paid each time period. For example, if one holds a bond with a face value of $1,000 and a 3% interest rate payable each quarter, one receives $30 each quarter. The percentage of the interest rate remains constant (usually), but the amount one pays or is paid changes according to the amount of the balance or debt. For example, if one pays off part of the principal on a loan each month, the amount one pays in interest decreases even though the rate remains the same. See also: Time Value of Money.
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"Given these results, it will be interesting to determine whether response rates could be increased by giving avelumab prior to chemotherapy or in combination with other treatments."
This resulted in low response rates during the ITI for both of the keylight manipulations (see Experiments 2 & 3; Goldshmidt et al., 1998).
After Mr McCartney, Chatham and Aylesford MP Tracey Crouch had the next highest response rate at 94% while David Burrowes, MP for Enfield Southgate, had the worst on just 5%.
Early clinical response rates were seen for 46 of 47 patients (97.6%) given any fluoroquinolone, with 100% clinical cure by day 14.
RQ3: What is the relationship between notification techniques and response rate with online data collection?
In addition to the survey industry, two important institutions explicitly reference response rate targets in their guidance on nonresponse bias.
The response observations are assumed to be Bernoulli distributed given response rate [p.sub.i] for individual i.
In the report, "Television and Video Viewing Time Among Children Aged 2 Years--Oregon, 2006-2007," on page 837, the last complete sentence in the second column should have read, "The Oregon PRAMS-2 weighted survey response rate was 39.3% during 2006 and 47.7% during 2007."
The response rate of parents in a telephone survey (7) was similar to the response rate of students who completed a paper survey in class (5) and on their own time.
While we have generally found the survey results to be sufficiently reliable for the purposes of our reporting, several of our reports have discussed low response rates and the potential for bias in the survey results.
The Census Bureau is tracking the mail response rate in real time at http://2010.census.gov/2010census/tak e10map/.
The trial, which was comparing the drug with Taxol injection, showed Abraxane significantly improved overall response rate in first-line treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients.