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Aggregation

Process in corporate financial planning whereby the smaller investment proposals of each of the firm's operational units are aggregated and effectively treated as a whole.
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Aggregation

1. A composite report of all futures positions held by a single trader. Aggregations are used to ensure that reports are accurate and regulations are followed.

2. In corporate financial planning, the combination of several, small investments such that they are treated as one, large investment.
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The authors do not discard the possibility that cultural habits and socioeconomic conditions may also explain familial aggregation. Publications show divergent findings regarding this issue.
Familial aggregation and excess maternal transmission of type 2 diabetes in Tunisia.
In India, nearly 75% of type-2 diabetics are reported to have first degree family history of diabetes, indicating a strong familial aggregation. [29] However, we could not find any association with familial aggregation in our study, because of the fact that family history of diabetes may not be noted down in the record.
Pachman, "Familial aggregation of autoimmune disease in juvenile dermatomyositis," Pediatrics, vol.
Familial aggregation and segregation analysis studies of ARM have resulted in valuable information about the genetics of ARM.
The familial aggregation pattern of the quantitative data from each measure in the battery was analyzed (Raskind et al., 2001).
Dropping both A and C from the model, resulted in a significantly worse fit for each measure ([[Delta][Chi]2.sup.2] = 37.24 (IQ), 22.06 (HITS), 19.03 (MAE), 8.90 (SD)) confirming that there was significant familial aggregation. However, dropping only one of A [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] from the ACE model resulted in a nonsignificant [[Delta][Chi-square] indicating that either, or both, could be the cause of the familial correlation.
Camilla Krogh, of the Statens Serum Insti-tut, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues examined the familial aggregation of py-loric stenosis from monozygotic twins (derived from a single fertilized egg) to fourth-generation relatives in the population of Denmark.
Family history and genetic predisposition: Familial aggregation and genetics factors are thought to play a role in the development of OSA.
Thus, both case-control and cohort studies strongly support the hypothesis that familial aggregation and genetic susceptibility play an important role in the development of pancreatic cancer.

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