Body condition scoring (BCS) of sows is a commonly practiced and accepted indicator
of health, well-being and fertility.
BMI-for-age is the accepted indicator
of body fatness for children and adolescents in the USA and worldwide (32-35).
This means that in some cases there is little or nothing left to cope with larger mortgage repayments." According to a new report from an influential thinktank, the Resolution Foundation, even in the most optimistic scenario in which interest rates rise slowly to 3% by 2018 and economic growth is strong and well-distributed between the rich and poor 1.12mn homeowners will be spending more than half of their take-home pay on mortgage repayments this is a widely accepted indicator
In international comparison, Israel's investment in transportation infrastructure is not outstanding in terms of percentage of GDP, the accepted indicator
. In recent years it has constituted one percent of GDP, similar to the OECD average.
An accepted indicator
for this patient population is CD4 percentage, which is absolute CD4 counts expressed as a percentage of total lymphocytes.
If we agree that a company's corporate social responsibility policy is a generally accepted indicator
of the quality of its management, then the answer is yes.
The accepted indicator
of economic growth, the GDP, is an average that conceals a more complex situation, in which some sectors experience rapid growth and others slow growth or no growth.
However, more men than women have a body mass index (BMI) of more than 25, the commonly accepted indicator
of being overweight - 65 per cent of men compared to 55 per cent of women.
Commonly accepted indicator
selection criteria can be found in the literature on human health and healthy city indicators (Healthy City Toronto 1994, Flynn 1992, Cole et al.
For nearly three-quarters of a century now, the most commonly accepted indicator
of clinical competence within the medical profession has been board certification.
"Proteinuria, a long accepted indicator
of heart disease risk, has far less impact on blacks than it does on whites," said Dr.
institutions based on such widely accepted indicators
of excellence as first-year student retention, graduation rates and the strength of the faculty."