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percentile

[pər′sen‚tīl]
(statistics)
A value in the range of a set of data which separates the range into two groups so that a given percentage of the measures lies below this value.
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One possible explanation is that summer temperatures rarely exceed a critical level for public health risks in Sweden; in Stockholm, the lowest YLL was observed at the 98th percentile of temperature, making it difficult to detect adverse effects of extreme heat on YLL.
The exception is the term for the amount of savings at the 98th percentile point ([[beta].sub.98,3] = $1,908; p< .10).
The criteria/thresholds have been defined on the basis of 90th, 95th and 98th percentile to calculate the frequency of maximum temperature extremes and to calculate frequency of minimum temperature extremes 10th, 5th, 2nd percentile value.
It is a non-profit organisation open to people who score at the 98th percentile or higher on a standardised, supervised IQ or other approved intelligence test.
Household penetration of checking accounts was 72.6% (98th percentile) and credit cards was 40.5% (97th percentile).
Likewise, the DSAM Kauthar Global Resources & Mining Fund, which recorded gains of 40.32 per cent in the first nine months of this year, is ranked in the 98th percentile of the Bloomberg Index, putting it in the top 10 of all Islamic funds reporting to Bloomberg.
For most purposes, from academic testing to Mensa membership, the "gifted" cutoff is an IQ at or above the 98th percentile, usually about 130.
The district's effort consisted of combining (1) a workshop to encourage first-grade teachers to refer students for evaluation, especially students who belonged to minority racial groups or who were economically disadvantaged, and (2) the implementation of new policy requiring alternative tests for students who belong to historically underrepresented groups and who do not score in the 98th percentile or higher on the full scale of a comprehensive, individually administered intelligence test.
taking advanced 6-point A core courses, scoring in the 98th percentile
Talent Search/SMPY seeks to serve students who perform above the 98th percentile on achievement tests and above certain levels on above-grade standardized tests (Colangelo et al., 2004; Stanley & Benbow, 1982).