intermediate group

intermediate group

or

secondary group

any group (e.g. VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATION) that can be seen as occupying an intermediate position between central state institutions and PRIMARY GROUPS such as the family or other face-to-face groupings. The number and variety of such intermediate and secondary groups is sometimes suggested as providing an important counterbalance to tendencies towards MASS SOCIETY in modern industrial societies.
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Group comparisons were performed using the cut-off points according to the TAILORx study (low-risk group RS <11, intermediate group RS 11-25, high-risk group RS >25) (10).
If North Riding win their intermediate group, they will progress to the Regions Cup finals, which are to be held in June 2019 and will be hosted by one of the qualifiers.
"Other players who were on the radar didn't make the cut because they are not yet 19, but have missed out by a matter of days because at the time of getting together we did not have a final date for the Intermediate group games.
She scored five for the Midlands team, who came third, and she also qualified for the A final in the Intermediate group, coming fourth.
They also recommended that the government ensure that the entry test of MCAT and ECAT are conducted on two consecutive Sundays which fall within fifteen days of the last theory paper of any eligible intermediate group in Punjab.
The head group and the tail group are modelled as rectangular boxes, and the intermediate group is assumed to be a flat plane.
The Advanced group was the youngest and the Basic group contained the highest proportion of males, whereas the Intermediate group was the oldest and contained the lowest proportion of males.
Of them, 23% fell into the fast-change group, 49% were in the intermediate group, and 28% were in the slowest-changing group.
This case highlights the need for including leptospirosis caused by intermediate group species in the differential diagnosis for patients with fever who have recently returned from South America.
Most (56 percent) fell into the intermediate group who have previously been thought to benefit most from whole brain radiotherapy, but actually appear to derive no substantial benefit from this treatment," Mulvenna said.
Additional problematic intermediate groups include subnational governments and economic organizations like corporations and unions (although Levy excludes this last type of intermediate group from his discussion for reasons of scope).
The mean score for Junior group was 7.640.988, for Intermediate group 16.252.602 and for Senior group 22.831.169The score was highly reliable with intra-class coefficient 0.96, and internal consistency was excellent with Cronbach's Alpha 0.981.

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