To assess racial peer group
selection, participants responded to five statements regarding a scenario that was developed for this study by the authors.
After formulating the peer group
, financial and debt information was solicited from each county in the peer group
Positive social behaviors predicted peer group
acceptance but not friendship quality.
Cesarean section rates, hysterectomy rates per 1,000 members between 25 and 59 years, appropriateness of coronary angiography procedures, and other studies identify outlier performance that leads to quality evaluations by peer groups
of the involved specialty.
Once the peer group
is selected, the package can produce a Collection Counts report.
The Peer Group
Analysis is one of the many tools that TruPoint Partners has developed to help banks, mortgage banks and credit unions better manage their lending compliance.
In her study of high-achieving African American high-school students, Fordham (1988) concluded that successful students are plagued with the burden of choosing between either social acceptance by peer group
members or academic success.
Other findings included learning that black peer groups
were smaller than white peer groups
; black females reported the smallest number of friends in a peer group
Deviant youth are prone to seek out other deviant youth, but the tendency to self-select into deviant peer groups
does not fully account for the effect that the peer group
has on exacerbating the problem.
They weight a small group of focused performance metrics to reflect the unique role of different executives; adjust compensation to reflect the relative performance of a company in its peer group
in the marketplace; and link performance priorities with the unique cycle-time considerations of a company.
The authors of the articles on cultural diversity present research on school counselors' perception of biracial children, fostering multicultural student-citizens, and multicultural supervision peer group
NACDS peer group
--August 1999 August 1999 calculated value Annual % change NACDS peer group
S&P 500 NACDS peer group
S&P 500 1994 $100.