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criterion

Philosophy a defining characteristic of something

criterion

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1. A standard or rule on which a decision or judgment may be based, forming the basis for the establishment of acceptable limits of environmental conditions in buildings.
2. An established code, measure, norm, or rule upon which a decision may be based.
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Compared with the original (3&9) adherence trend, the difference in trends may in part reflect the proportion of patients without any medication fill in the 3 months prior to the copayment increase as a result of different inclusion criterion.
We relied on family members to bring to our attention the predominant inclusion criterion, the patient's wish to contribute.
For patients with diabetes and/or chronic kidney disease, the blood pressure inclusion criterion is a systolic blood pressure greater than 130 mmHg.