Quintile


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Quintile

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

A quintile is a minor aspect of 72° created by subdividing a circle into five parts. The great astronomer Johannes Kepler devised quintiles and biquintiles (144°) for his astrological work. Quintiles refer to the aptitudes or talents related to the planets involved in the aspect. It is given an orb of influence of 1° to 3°, depending on the astrologer.

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We need to expand investment in education in the districts falling in the lowest quintile.
Life expectancy moved in the other direction for 50-year-old men in the bottom income quintile.
Because of these differential increases in income, the share of pre-tax national income going to the top quintile has increased from 43 percent in 1979 to just over go percent in 2010.
The reference groups, from which the hazard ratios were calculated, were as follows: university degree, professional occupation, highest income adequacy quintile.
For women, compared to serum GGT quintile 1 (referent), the HR (95% CI) of CKD was 0.
According to Statistics Canada, our top quintile owns 69% of the nation's wealth, the second highest quintile owns 20%, the third 8%, the fourth 2% and the bottom quintile owns 0%.
Average Monthly Pension Savings, by Income Quintile 1998-2007 By net income for standard persons In NIS, 2007 prices 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 1st 29 20 29 20 27 24 quintile 2nd 74 84 94 111 89 94 quintile 3rd 141 179 184 213 195 204 quintile 4th 267 306 325 374 368 366 quintile 5th 522 525 555 770 705 723 quintile 2004 2005 2006 2007 1st 37 27 25 26 quintile 2nd 78 98 104 119 quintile 3rd 199 227 231 247 quintile 4th 414 436 379 423 quintile 5th 854 851 904 931 quintile
Thus, those in the least active quintile had an odds ratio of 3.
Why didn't they give a collective cheer when StatsCan released a study which indicated that Canadians are much better off than the quintile charts suggest?
Because of life-cycle changes in composition, demographic status, and earning ability, most households do not stay in the same income quintile throughout their lives.
For example, in the 1 st quintile (lowest 20 percent) primary school enrolment declined between 1995-96 and 1998-99 in all four province of the country.
Because these consumer units may have expenditure levels that are more typical of higher income consumers, the losses they report affect both the average income and the average expenditures of the lower income classes and can be seen in the income quintile and income level tables.