Stark number

Stark number

[′stärk ‚nəm·bər]
(thermodynamics)
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In addition to the stark number of women and men who will suffer sexual assault in their lifetimes, studies also show that children and young adults are most at risk of sexual assault and men and women of all racial, social, religious affiliation, age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic groups are affected by this violent epidemic.
A stark number appears when we apply the formula as it turns out that BRTS Lines will only account for 6.03 per cent of the total need of the commuters in Karachi.
The stark number of calls to the helpline is far from the only indicator of the hardships currently being faced by Muslims in the U.S.
And some say it's easier to count the stark number of people voting than those who aren't.
The stark number of youths dead as a result of drug abuse is coupled with the finding that more young people are taking drugs.
Mike Smith,project manager at Merseyside Victim Support and Witness Service says: ``This is a very stark number and it shocked us.
One health care operator puts the cost of delays or rejections of insurance claims on a clinic in stark numbers. "To set up a mid-sized clinic with five or six doctors and support staff, you need a capital expenditure of Dh5 million to Dh6 million, based on today's cost structure.
Hussman, who is 72, laid out stark numbers in a letter to subscribers published on May 18.
Among the stark numbers in the CDC report was the one signaling a high number of suicides among people without a known mental health condition.
The stark numbers continue to arrive in our daily headlines: 5 million refugees fleeing Syria since the Arab Spring began there in 2011, 1,000 a day arriving by sea to the Greek islands.
Stark numbers from the Department for Communities and Local Government show Newcastle City Council spent [pounds sterling]204m on education last year - down from nearly [pounds sterling]215m the year before.
Despite the stark numbers - 11 straight wins for Oregon, none closer than 17 points - not everyone is willing to concede the Ducks' supremacy.