• dental
  • The decayed, missing, and filled teeth (DMFT) index was assessed during a clinical dental examination and questions regarding dental care services utilization, oral hygiene behavior, current self-perceived mouth dryness, socio-demographic parameters, and health behavior variables were obtained through a face-to-face interview. (frontiersin.org)
  • The decay-missing-filled (DMF) index or decayed, missing, and filled teeth (DMFT) index is one of the most common methods in oral epidemiology for assessing dental caries prevalence as well as dental treatment needs among populations and has been used for about 75 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • 6. Broadbent J.M., Tomson W.M. For debate: problems with the DMF index pertinent to dental careies data analysis. (pmarchive.ru)
  • DMFS
  • Another version proposed in 1931 counts each affected surface, yielding a decayed, missing, and filled surfaces (DMFS) index. (wikipedia.org)
  • Search
  • In an effort to make the website more dynamic, the community part of the site was added around 2000, in the form of message boards and an indexed search engine. (wikipedia.org)
  • average
  • ATRP are successful at leading to polymers of high number average molecular weight and a narrow polydispersity index when the concentration of the propagating radical balances the rate of radical termination. (wikipedia.org)
  • ratio
  • opsonic index a measure of opsonic activity determined by the ratio of the number of microorganisms phagocytized by normal leukocytes in the presence of serum from an individual infected by the microorganism, to the number phagocytized in serum from a normal individual. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • years
  • Other research published by the Social Security Administration in 2002 suggests that for most years since 1973, 93 percent to 96 percent of deaths of individuals aged 65 or older were included in the DMF. (wikipedia.org)
  • high
  • By optimizing exposures, these multi-factor indexes have produced high, persistent and controllable factor exposures from a focused selection of stocks. (msci.com)
  • made
  • One thing needs to be made checked before removing - there may be some indexes that have been created for read-only tables (so, no updates) and they are used by some scheduled (eg. (sql-server-performance.com)
  • blood
  • The index is obtained by measuring the systolic blood pressure in the upper and lower extremities after the patient has been lying on his or her back for about 5 min and then repeating the measurements after the patient walks for 5 min. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • specific
  • The Joconde listing details are highly structured, using a special vocabulary, which allows for very specific and accurate searches, helped as well by the index. (wikipedia.org)