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Comparison

Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.

comparison

A confirmation from one broker to another with respect to the details of a security trade. Also called broker comparison, comp.
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In this study, statistically significant differences occurred between treatment and comparison groups on intent to perform BSE.
As a result of the pair-wise matching procedures, the contemporaneous and historical comparison groups had the same size (N = 672).
About 78% and 93% of the mothers in the intervention and comparison groups respectively continued breastfeeding during illnesses of their children, such as in diarrhoea and acute respiratory infections (ARI) (Table 7).
It is essential in the debate over the usefulness of the value-added assessment approach that the unit of observation and the comparison group be specified, If, as has been the case in a number of places, the comparison group is all the teachers in a given grade in the school district--with, say, the top 15 percent of the 4th grade teachers receiving an award--what is the significance of a big or small school?
Comparison Group A received the list of words grouped randomly into three groups of seven.
In order to make relative wage comparisons to RNs, I define two comparison groups.
Repeated-measures multivariate analyses of variance (MANOVA) were performed to determine if differences existed between the intervention and comparison groups on any of the dependent measures across both session 1 (pretest) and session 2 (posttest).
I reasoned that a person who is trying to associate or identify with a group above himself or herself will spend more, all other things being equal, than someone who has chosen a comparison group of people with less money.
Participants in the treatment and comparison groups appeared similar in terms of age, ethnicity, education, marital status, and number of children.
The offending of both Ilderton and comparison groups, prior to Ilderton or the reference offence, shows a high degree of specialization.
The mean number of trials to criterion did not suffer significantly in the dyslexic and comparison groups.
Prior to the intervention, both the treatment and comparison groups were administered the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale[19,20] by telephone.

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