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(statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total


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Stockholm, the coolest site in our study, with a minimum YLL temperature of 27[degrees]C (98th percentile), had a sharp increase in YLL at high temperatures, but the association was stronger for temperatures below the fifth percentile (-2[degrees]C) (Figure 4C).
Caption: Figure 1:12-lead electrocardiogram with increased R wave voltage above 98th percentile for age in leads V5 and V6 and Q wave in lead V6 above 98th percentile for age.
Those who score in the 98th percentile or above are invited to become members of Mensa India, which is a recognised emerging National Chapter of Mensa International, established in 1948 in England.
For the daily standard, which took effect six years earlier, the number is 35, based on the three-year average of the 98th percentile of the 24-hour concentration.
Table 1 Select percentiles of lost wages while in college, and tuition costs Statistics 1964 2010 1964-2010 (% increase) 2nd percentile 4671 25370 543.1 5th percentile 9233 29679 321.4 10th percentile 19578 43961 224.5 25th percentile 42720 61768 144.6 50th percentile 67007 80333 119.9 75th percentile 91652 102261 111.6 90th percentile 115995 139864 120.6 95th percentile 131697 172677 131.1 98th percentile 145619 208465 143.2 Public tuition 19765 59990 303.5 Private tuition 39675 122921 309.8 For 2010, only four-year institutions were included.
At the 98th percentile point, the difference between the two savings distributions declines to $4,150 (p < .001).
Mensa's requirement for membership is a score at or above the 98th percentile on certain standardized IQ or other approved intelligence tests, such as the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales.
Enin scored a 2250 out of a possible 2400 on his SAT, placing him in the 98th percentile across the country, according to The College Board.
The findings can be illustrated by considering the effect of 1 inch of precipitation on election day--an outcome that is in the 98th percentile of the election day precipitation distribution.
According to research done by Bogalusa Heart Study, 84 percent of children with body mass index (BMI) between the 95th percentile and 98th percentile became obese adults, while BMI greater than the 98th percentile correlate with adult obesity 100 percent of the time (Freedman, Mei, Srinivasan, Berenson, & Dietz, 2007).
Of the 10,500 blacks who took the LSAT in January 2002, 29 scored at or above the 92nd percentile, a very good score, but not good enough for admission to one of the top half-dozen schools, where the median LSAT is at or above the 98th percentile. At this level of qualification, the number of eligible blacks approaches zero.
"That she is a member (and twice president) of Mensa Philippines--my understanding is the only way one qualifies for membership is if one scores within the 98th percentile or higher of any approved standard intelligence test--indicates that she not only is very bright, but that she has leadership qualities.
Compliance with the standard is determined based on the 98th percentile for each year and averaged over a three-year period.
Since we've implemented servant leadership, we've seen all our metrics improve: Employee satisfaction rose from the 78th percentile to the 98th percentile; patient satisfaction rose from the 50th percentile to the low 90s; physician satisfaction grew from the 40th percentile to the 90th; and our financials and market share improved, too.