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Synonyms for nonattender

someone who shirks duty

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However, a significant difference did emerge when the invited group was broken down into attenders and nonattenders. In this analysis, those who refused screening were 62% more likely to die within 10 years, and those who attended were 17% less likely to die, than were the control patients.
"Cancer Anxiety and Attitudes toward Mammography among Screening Attenders, Nonattenders, and Women Never Invited." American Journal of Public Health 82:249-51.
Attenders and nonattenders at childbirth education classes in Australia: how do they and their births differ?
Performing arts attenders are characterized by a high degree of civic engagement: they are more likely than nonattenders to participate in other leisure activities, such as sports, movies and museums, and to do volunteer work.
Child attendance was high, but parent attendance was low with one-third nonattenders, one-third some attendance, and one-third attending all sessions.
This finding is consistent with that of David Larson and colleagues who studied the relationship between religion and hypertension by comparing mean blood pressure levels for church-attending smokers and nonsmokers with the blood pressure levels of smoking and nonsmoking nonattenders. They found that both religious salience and church attendance had a significant and inverse relationship with blood pressure.
As the 1986 survey followed up less than 70 percent of college dropouts and nonattenders, the wage data come from the fourth followup in 1979.
A 75% systematic sample of nonattenders at the vaccination clinics was subsequently contacted by telephone and invited to attend a second series of clinics.
Girvin and Cotrell's (16) research on the impact of the "Seaside Health Education Conference" on health programs indicated statistically significant differences between principal and teacher conference attenders and nonattenders in health program philosophy, amount of curriculum emphasis on health topics, student attitudes about health courses, and diffusion of healthful concepts to other teachers.