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unreliable

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Synonyms for anecdotal

characterized by or given to telling anecdotes

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In my work, I would say that anecdotally there does seem to be more cases of people with stress and depression.
The charities said they already knew anecdotally many parents were struggling, but hoped the survey would map the extent of the problem and provide evidence to help their campaign.
Such is the premise of this book by Eapen (founder and managing principal of Decision Options, LLC, "a boutique advisory services company"), which informally and anecdotally provides advice to managers on creating an environment for implementing "options-based decisions.
Brokers and owners are anecdotally noticing more interested buyers and first-quarter numbers show that townhouse sales doubled to 41 this year, compared with the same period in 2009, according to Streeteasy.
This has long been a chicken-or-the-egg debate among those who have anecdotally seen lonely and dejected people create new lives for themselves online (think Second Life), but the first major study into the issue has revealed that there is some correlation.
The English's predisposition to a less good-humoured mood has been well documented anecdotally over the years here in Australia and most recently has even been labelled 'Simon Cowell Syndrome'," Sunny Queen CEO John O'Hara said.
Tony Howell, Birmingham's strategic director for children, young people and families, said: "Cyberbullying is a relatively new form of bullying but anecdotally we know it is on the increase.
We need this level of understanding to be able to provide tools and guidance for tackling a problem that we know anecdotally is a big issue for Britain's landowners.
The state of the economy has been something of a double-edged sword because, anecdotally, there are more people taking their holidays in the United Kingdom this year so hopefully we'll take ad-vantagof the situation and attract more people into North Wales.
Anecdotally, recruitment could be affected by the proposed model.
We know anecdotally that Americans have been tightening their belts and saving for some time now, which cannot but have a positive effect on the economy in the long run.
Patients have anecdotally reported that they have experienced a positive impact on their health status when they converted from conventional to nocturnal hemodialysis.
Orally administered bromelain was anecdotally reported to induce clinical and endoscopic remission of ulcerative colitis in two patients whose disease was refractory to multi-agent conventional medical therapy.
A spokesman for George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton said: "Although we don't have access to detailed statistics, we can say anecdotally that, if anything, the number of people needing treatment for dog bites is falling.
With the widespread application of the antiviral medications in the past 10 years, physicians have anecdotally noticed that fewer hepatitis B patients seem to need liver transplants.