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age group

any social grouping based on age. In some simple societies age groupings (see AGE SETS) have formed a crucial basis of social organization, but age groupings of varying kinds have significance within societies of all types (e.g. in modern Britain, the under5s or the over-65s).
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In males, relatively younger athletes outperformed the relatively older athletes in the following age groups: 30-34 yrs (10 minutes), 40-44 yrs (5.2 minutes), 50-54 yrs (7.8 minutes), 55-59 yrs (11.5 minutes), 60-64 yrs (17.4 minutes), and 65-69 yrs (21.2 minutes) (p < 0.05; Figure
* Job retention with a pre-injury employer rarely occurs among those in the youngest age group, but increases to higher levels among those in their late 20s and early 30s.
A report has revealed the over-65s have more disposable income than any other age group when it comes to splashing out on products and services in the hospitality and leisure sector.
In contrast, the 15 to 29 age group was the only group to have a decrease in the age-specific rate in 2013.
To conduct the study, researchers examined state death certificate information from 23 states from 2001 to 2010 and separated the data into six age groups. They found that the overall suicide rate, as well as suicide rates by firearm and suffocation, among veterans ages 18 to 29 were about twice that of rates in any other age category.
In the present study egg breadth egg surface area egg shape index and egg volume was significantly higher in third age group compared with second and first age groups which could be due to the higher egg weight of the eggs laid by birds of third age group (Table 1).
The highest mean of the height was 166.11 cm [+ or -] 16.16, which was found in 26-35 years while the least mean height 130.40 cm [+ or -] 34.94 which was also found in the under 16 years age groups respectively.
e meeting for the Under 9, 11, and 13 age groups is at Kirkheaton Cricket Club on ursday, April 3, with a 7.30pm start.
Accordingly, the sample is divided into four age groups from 12 to 15 year old according to the age and the sample also was divided into groups according to the sex in which each age group has both sexes; the female group size was greater than male group size in different age groups.
Doha and Rayyan were evenly balanced in the distribution of 10-14 and 15-19 male age groups as well.
Surveys and interviews included 425 people aged 65+ and comparisons were made between three age groups (ages 65-74, 75-84, 85 +) on levels of activity, independence and social support; satisfaction with levels of independence, activity and social support and overall life satisfaction, Results indicated that those aged 85+ had significantly lower levels of activity and independence than those in the two younger age groups.
Salalah, June 4 (ONA) Youth reading competition kicked off today in the library of Sultan Qaboos Mosque for the two age groups (9-12) and (13-16).