This variability can occur whether data are collected by one or multiple abstractors
(To, Estrabillo, Wang, & Cicutto, 2008).
James Lancaster; Mary Nixon, executive secretary for Abstractors
Board of Examiners; Shelby Taylor of Shelby Taylor Trucking; Alvin Upton, co-owner of Buy-Rite Foods Inc.; David Wells, majority owner of South Arkansas Telephone Co.; and W.A.
The goals are defined by the service or journal producing the abstracts and may be embodied or reflected in guidelines for the abstractors
. The individual abstractor
observes the goals by following these guidelines.
The researchers sent abstractors
out to page through dusty volumes of notes handwritten by Swedish midwives, who had recorded problems during pregnancy and labor as well as the weight of newborns.
This obviously creates tension between the needs of abstractors
, and those of the environment.
In addition to Manatt, the group of organizers includes Dannie Brown, retired vice president of Brown-Taylor Lumber Co.; Donald Hedden, pharmacist; Gary Hines of Municipal Pipe & Supply Co.; Bobby Jeffrey, retired manager of International Paper Co.; James Lancaster, state representative for District 48; Mary Nixon, executive secretary for Abstractors
Board of Examiners; Shelby Taylor, of Shelby Taylor Trucking; Alvin Upton, co-owner of Buy-Rite Foods Inc.; David Wells, majority owner of South Arkansas Telephone Co.; and William Winston, president of Pulpwood Products Co.