factor of proportionality

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the constant value of the ratio of two proportional quantities x and y

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Following Friedman's methodology, hospitals will adapt their expenditures to be a given proportion of their expected (or permanent) revenues, where the factor of proportionality is highly stable.
Third, the factor of proportionality is treated somewhat differently.
e] but also by the log of the factor of proportionality, k,, (where the factor of proportionality may differ by type of hospital), as well as the adjustment coefficient, j.
The necessary and sufficient condition in both cases is that (8) [Mathematical Expression Omitted] where z is an arbitrary factor of proportionality.