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  • The prevalence of sunlight led to a restriction of the windows and exaggeration of wall space.

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  • In this way we must explain the great prevalence of the Latin language.

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  • The zoology of Australia and Tasmania presents a very conspicuous point of difference from that of other regions of the globe, in the prevalence of non-placental mammalia.

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  • For a long time the cultivation of Polish philology was in a low state, owing to the prevalence of Latin in the 17th century and French in the 18th.

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  • Naturally he felt that the prevalence of Christianity was incompatible with his ideal of Roman prosperity, and therefore that the policy of the Flavian emperors was the only logical solution of an important problem.

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  • Atargatis, in the capacity of fro?uovxos, wears a mural crown, is the ancestor of the royal house, the founder of social and religious life, the goddess of generation and fertility (hence the prevalence of phallic emblems), and the inventor of useful appliances.

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  • The death-rate is high, especially among children, owing to the prevalence of cholera, smallpox and fevers during the dry weather.

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  • The Reventazon, or Parismina, flows from the central plateau to the Caribbean Sea; despite the shortness of its valley, its volume is considerable, owing to the prevalence of moist trade-winds near its sources.

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  • Putting aside the exotic vegetation of the north and east coast-line, the Australian bush gains its peculiar character from the prevalence of the so-called gum-trees (Eucalyptus) and the acacias, of which last there are 300 species, but the eucalypts above all are everywhere.

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  • In Tuscany, however, the prevalence of mezzadria, properly so called, has raised the laborers position.

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  • Similarly, the subsidence of malaria during cold weather and its seasonal prevalence find an adequate explanation in the conditions governing insect life.

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  • The industrial and commercial progress of Cartagena was much hindered, during the first half of the 19th century, by the prevalence of epidemic diseases, the abandonment of the arsenal, and rivalry with the neighbouring port of Alicante.

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  • In the eastern forests the prevalence of Magnoliaceae and of Clethra and Rhododendron continues the alliance with eastern Asia.

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  • But the prevalence of the worship of " other gods " and of graven images in these " high places," and the moral debasement of life which accompanied these cults, made it clear that the " high places " were sources of grave injury to Israel's social life.

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  • The only drawback to the climate is the prevalence of high cold winds in winter.

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  • There does not appear to be any downward trend in smoking prevalence in men or women in the region.

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  • Despite the prevalence of diamond jewelry, more and more couples are turning to semi precious gemstones for meaningful and beautiful engagement rings.

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  • It's easy to encourage these activities by providing dolls and accessories, but with the prevalence of technology in homes throughout the country, playing dress up dolls has now gone virtual as well!

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  • With the increasing prevalence of school uniforms, they are becoming easier to find in major retail outlets.

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  • During its prevalence Table Mountain is covered by a dense whitish-grey cloud, overlapping its side like a tablecloth.

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  • Owing to the prevalence of shallows and sandbanks, navigation is difficult.

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  • The prevalence of the belief in telegony at the present day is largely due to a case of supposed infection reported to the Royal Society in 1820 by Lord Morton.

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  • The immediate result of this concentration of people in a spot so unwholesome was the prevalence of disease, produced by the appalling sanitary conditions.

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  • But a variety of causes set back the development of the city, notably the prevalence of plague and cholera due to the silting up of the creeks that divided its component islands; and it was not till after the amalgamation of the old and new companies in 1708 that the governor's seat was transferred from Surat to Bombay.

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  • The two spirits of antagonism and association are the two great social principles, and on the degree of prevalence of the two depends the character of an epoch.

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  • Hilary especially illustrates the prevalence of naive Docetic views as regards the details of the Incarnation.

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  • They contain evidence of the utmost value as to the order of the Church in early days; evidence, however, which needs to be sifted with the greatest care, since the personal preferences of the writer and the customs of the local church to which he belongs are continually mixed up with things which have a wider prevalence.

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  • The coast is rock-bound and difficult of access; and though it contains several bays forming fairweather ports for vessels engaged in the coasting trade, Bombay, Karachi-in-Sind, Marmagoa and Karwar alone have harbours sufficiently land-locked to protect shipping during the prevalence of the south-west monsoon.

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  • And therefore minium reflecteth Rays of any colour, but most copiously those indued with red; and consequently when illustrated with day-light, that is with all sorts of Rays promiscuously blended, those qualified with red shall abound most in the reflected light, and by their prevalence cause it to appear of that colour.

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  • The solidarity of clan and fine in their respective spheres, the provisions of the system, the simple rural life, and the prevalence of barter and payments in kind, left comparatively little occasion for contracts between individuals.

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  • Unitarians carry their history up to the Apostolic age, claim for their doctrine a prevalence during the ante-Nicene period, and by help of Arian communities and individual thinkers trace a continuity of their views to the present time.

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  • In summer the heat is tempered by the prevalence of a north-east wind that blows down the channel of the Bosporus.

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  • This otherwise perfect climate is slightly marred by the prevalence of the north wind.

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  • He is a Spencerian, or a believer in the universal prevalence of the faith in an " All-Father," or he looks everywhere for gods who are " spirits of vegetation."

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  • The prevalence of animals, or of godanimals, in myths of the stealing of water, soma and fire, is very remarkable.

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  • But the instrument which, in the hands of John of Damascus (Damascenus), was made subservient to theological interests, became in the hands of others a dissolvent of the doctrines which had been reduced to shape under the prevalence of the elder Platonism.

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  • The prevalence of predial slavery in Aragon and Valencia can be largely explained by the number of Mudjares, that is Mahommedans living under Christian rule, and of Moriscoes converted Mohammedans.

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  • The Upper Coal Measures (Stephanian) are characterized among the Calamarieae, now more than ever abundant, by the prevalence of the Calamodendreae; new species of Sphenophyllum make their appearance; among the Lycopods, Lepidodendron and its immediate allies diminish, and smooth-barked Sigillariae are the characteristic representatives.

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  • Some examples of this genus, described by Etheridge from Permo-Carboniferous beds in New South Wales, differ in some respects from the ordinary form, and bear a superficial resemblance to the Equise nected with a lowering of temperature and the prevalence of glacial conditions over a wide area in India and the southern hemisphere.

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  • The first would be characterized by the Caudata, which are almost confined to it (although a few species penetrate into the Indian and neotropical regions), the Discoglossidae, mostly Europaeo-Asiatic, but one genus in California, and the numerous Pelobatidae; the second by the presence of Apoda, the prevalence of firmisternal Ecaudata and the absence of Hylidae; the third by the presence of Apoda, the prevalence of arciferous Ecaudata and the scarcity of Ranidae, the fourth by the prevalence of arciferous Ecaudata and the absence of Ranidae, as well as b y the absence of either Caudata or Apoda.

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  • So, again, the Aesthetik is rendered extremely obscure and difficult by the prevalence of the view, already noted as obtaining in the Dissertation, that sense is a faculty receiving representations of objects.

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  • In both generations, the prevalence of asthma was higher in those who reported hay fever (atopic asthma ).

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  • This can relate to the prevalence of asthma itself or the prevalence or severity of asthma exacerbations.

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  • Results The prevalence of dental caries, particularly untreated caries, was higher in South Asian children.

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  • This said, one of the peculiarities of late colonial Brazil was the prevalence of the institution of slavery.

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  • The prevalence of patent foramen ovale in patients with migraine.

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  • Prevalence and size of directly detected patent foramen ovale in migraine with aura.

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  • The prevalence odds of precancerous lesions were compared with the odds of normal histology or SG.

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  • Section 3 presents trends in the prevalence of both obesity and overweight (including obese) among children aged 2-10.

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  • In Barking, Dagenham and Havering, based on national prevalence studies, there are about 23,000 people affected by osteoporosis.

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  • Abstract We investigate the effects of fiscal transparency and political polarization on the prevalence of electoral cycles in fiscal balance.

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  • Background The Bertram Diabetes Center serves a population of about 510,000 in East Norfolk, with a diabetes prevalence of 2.5 per cent.

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  • Here is a graph of the correlation between badger roadkill tuberculosis prevalence and cattle tuberculosis incidence.

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  • Wanlockhead, richer in zinc ores, has a greater prevalence of secondary zinc species such as hemimorphite (hydrous zinc silicate ).

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  • Despite its prevalence CCTV is still not regulated expressly by statute.

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  • Prevalence of bovine trypanosomiasis of up to 40% has been reported.

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  • He has relied, however, in his efforts to link the tribes together, too much on the prevalence or absence of such customs as circumcision - always very treacherous evidences - to allow of his hypothetical distribution being regarded very seriously.

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  • It was the great work of Descartes to exclude rigorously from science all explanations which were not scientifically verifiable; and the prevalence of materialism at certain epochs, as in the enlightenment of the 18th century and in the German philosophy of the middle, 9th, were occasioned by special need to vindicate the scientific position, in the former case against the Church, in the latter case against the pseudo-science of the Hegelian dialectic. The chief definite periods of materialism are the pre-Socratic and the post-Aristotelian in Greece, the 18th century in France, and in Germany the, 9th century from about 1850 to 1880.

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  • Accordingly their disproportionate prevalence in South America points unerringly to the lower rank of the avifauna of the region as a whole, and therefore to the propriety of putting it next in order to that of the Australian region, the general fauna of which is admittedly the lowest in the world.

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  • Salvian contends that not the acceptance of Christianity, but the sins of the people are bringing trouble upon them; and he gives ugly evidence of the continued prevalence of vice.

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  • In 1865 he published Primitive Marriage, in which, arguing from the prevalence of the symbolical form of capture in the marriage ceremonies of primitive races, he developed an intelligible picture of the growth of the marriage relation and of systems of kinship (see Family) according to natural laws.

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  • The general characteristic of the flora is the prevalence of herbaceous over forest growths; the high veld is covered by short sweet grasses of excellent quality for pasturage; grass is mingled with protea scrub in the middle veld; the banken veld has a richer flora, the valley levels are well wooded, scattered timber trees clothe their sides and the hills are covered with aloe, euphorbia, protea and other scrub growths.

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  • Marcion's reaction, too, against the Judaic temper in the Church as a whole, in the interests of an extravagant Paulinism, while it suggests that Paul's doctrines of grace generally were inadequately realized in the sub-apostolic age, points also to the prevalence of such moralism in particular.

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  • In both classes, accepted tradition (written or oral) was reinterpreted in order to justify or to deduce new teaching (in its widest sense), to connect the present with a hallowed past, and to be a guide for the future; and the prevalence of this process, the innumerable different examples of its working, and the particular application of the term Midrash to an important section of Rabbinical literature complicates both the study of the subject and any attempt to treat it concisely.'

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  • Indeed Caesar himself seems to have regarded the prevalence of the military spirit as the chief hindrance to the development of agriculture.

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  • The most characteristic feature of this region is the prevalence of coniferous trees, which, where they have not been artificially kept down, form vast forests that cover a large part of the surface.

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  • It is impossible to give more than approximately accurate statistics of the resultant depopulation of Portugal; but it seems probable that the inhabitants of the kingdom decreased from about 1,800,000 or 2,000,000 in 1500 to The Slave thus discredited; the peasants sold their farms and p emigrated or flocked to the towns; and small holdings were merged into vast estates, unscientifically cultivated by slaves and comparable with the latifundia which caused so many agrarian evils during the last two centuries of the Roman republic. The decadence of agriculture partly explains the prevalence of famine at a time when Portuguese maritime commerce was most prosperous.

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  • But the climate, generally hot and moist in summer, is everywhere capricious and liable to sudden changes of temperature, whence the prevalence of rheumatism, dropsy and especially ophthalmia, noticed by all travellers.

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  • Yet this number, although it represents a portentous expenditure of labour, is insignificant compared with the multitude of the stellar throng; nor had any general tendency been discerned to regulate what seemed casual flittings until Professor Kapteyn, in 1904, adverted to the prevalence among all the brighter stars of opposite streamflows towards two " vertices " situated in the Milky Way (see Star).

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  • The prevalence of rabies in bats in the UK may well be on the increase.

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  • However, the prevalence of the Barclays scam emails is something slightly out of the ordinary.

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  • The prevalence of peptic ulcer was 21% in seropositive patients.

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  • In some African countries, HIV prevalence appears to have stabilized at a very high level.

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  • There was little variation in the prevalence of smoking among those aged 16 to 19 years.

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  • Given that the cuisine of Italy developed before world travel was common, the prevalence of regional cuisine based on locally grown, seasonal products makes complete sense.

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  • With the prevalence of sex and violence broadcast on television and the radio all the time, parents can sometimes feel at a loss as to how to help their children navigate today's society without falling victim to the pressure.

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  • The breeder should be knowledgeable about the breed's health problems, and be able to give you an idea of his breeding practices to lessen the prevalence of these conditions.

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  • Despite the prevalence of the infection, there are many ways that dog owners can prevent and treat the condition to avoid additional or more serious complications.

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  • The trend in gothic trench coats that began with punk music continues to thrive, thanks not only to the goth scene but also the current prevalence of vampires in popular culture - and those vampires tend to dress really well.

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  • Readers should take note of the prevalence of online gaming in the tech-savvy nation.

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  • This involved not only the increased prevalence of motion controls, but also the advent of Mii creation.

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  • Part of the reason why TracFone Wireless has grown to become one of the biggest Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) in the United States is because of the prevalence of these promotional codes.

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  • Along with the prevalence of cell phones comes a prevalence of cell phone repair problems.

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  • For example, as children, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have the lowest prevalence of being overweight, but once they reach adolescence, the reverse is true.

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  • As teens, they have the highest prevalence of being overweight-more than four times that of non-Hispanic white teenagers.

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  • The prevalence of diabetes in African Americans is about 70 percent higher than Caucasians.

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  • As such, their prevalence is not precisely known.

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  • Thus, accurate data regarding the prevalence of fevers are not available.

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  • Some diseases have a higher prevalence in specific populations.

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  • A renewed interest in whole foods may help to alter the prevalence of high cholesterol and vascular disease.

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  • The prevalence of current alcohol use among adolescents in 2003 increased with increasing age, from 2.9 percent at age 12 to a peak of about 70 percent for persons 21 to 22 years old.

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  • The highest prevalence of both binge and heavy drinking was for young adults aged 18 to 25, with the peak rate of both measures occurring at age 21.

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  • The condition occurs in one out of every 10,000 births, and its prevalence increases with the age of the parents, especially the father.

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  • The prevalence of Turner syndrome is widely reported as being approximately one per 2,500 live female births.

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  • Spina bifida occurs worldwide, but there has been a steady downward trend in occurrence rates since about 1940, particularly in regions of high prevalence.

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  • The highest prevalence rates, about one in 200 pregnancies, have been reported from certain northern provinces in China.

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  • Intermediate prevalence rates, about one in 1000 pregnancies, have been found in Central and South America.

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  • The lowest prevalence rates, less than one in 2,000 pregnancies, have been found in European countries.

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  • The highest regional prevalence in the United States of about one in 500 pregnancies has occurred in the Southeast.

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  • The prevalence of bedwetting gradually declines throughout childhood.

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  • Stepfamilies, which are increasing in prevalence, are excellent candidates for family therapy.

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  • Given the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents, it is important for parents to encourage regular exercise and also serve as role models by exercising themselves.

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  • From 1980 to 2004, the prevalence of obesity among children quadrupled, and the prevalence of obesity in adolescents more than doubled.

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  • The prevalence of high blood pressure among African-Americans and whites in the southeastern United States is greater, and death rates from stroke are higher than among those in other regions.

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  • One study of American volunteers for military service reported a prevalence of 0.5 cases of TS per 1000 for males and 0.3 cases per 1000 for females.

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  • Little is known as of 2004 about the prevalence of tic disorders across racial or ethnic groups.

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  • Because abuse is often hidden from view and its victims too young or fearful to speak out, however, experts suggest that its true prevalence is possibly much greater than the official data indicate.

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  • Tooth decay is a common health problem, second in prevalence only to the common cold.

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  • Determining the prevalence for alpha thalassemia is difficult due to limitations in diagnostic testing.

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  • Prevalence of alpha thalassemia disease is significantly lower in the United States owing primarily to immigration patterns.

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  • It is difficult to obtain accurate prevalence figures for various types of thalassemia within different populations.

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  • Two studies reflect prevalence figures that can be helpful counseling families and determining who to screen for beta thalassemia.

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  • Approximately one in 114,000 infants had beta thalassemia major, with prevalence rates being highest among Asian Indians (about one in 4,000), Southeast Asians (about one in 10,000), and Middle Easterners (about one in 7,000).

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  • Because of the prevalence of HSV-1, the primary cause of Bell's palsy, it is extremely difficult to prevent children from coming in contact with it.

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  • The prevalence of celiac disease seems to be different from one European country to another and between Europe and the United States.

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  • The prevalence of Turner syndrome is widely reported as being approximately one per 2,500 live female births, although researchers have reported prevalence rates that range from one in 3,125 to one in 5,000 live female births.

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  • The prevalence seems to be at least six times greater than would be expected if the two conditions were only randomly associated.

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  • Girls with Turner syndrome have an elevated prevalence rate of dental caries and such other periodontal conditions as gum disease and plaque.

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  • Many people with suspected LGMD have probably been misdiagnosed in the past; therefore, the prevalence of the disease is difficult to estimate.

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  • The prevalence of hemophilia is estimated to be 13.4 cases per 100,000 U.S. males (10.5 hemophilia A and 2.9 hemophilia B).

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  • By race/ethnicity, the prevalence is 13.2 cases in 100,000 among white males, 11.0 among African-American males, and 11.5 among Hispanic males.

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  • In the United States, the prevalence of AP is approximately 14 to 15 cases per 100,000 population.

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  • Approximately 75 percent of cases occur in children between the ages of two and 11, with peak prevalence in children aged five years.

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  • The prevalence of youth gangs throughout the United States, and the increase in violence associated with gang membership are serious issues of concern for any parent.

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  • Kawsar, M., et al. "Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Infections and Mental Health Needs of Female Child and Adolescent Survivors of Rape and Sexual Assault Attending a Specialist Clinic."

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  • As hives is not a reportable event, no accurate prevalence statistics are available.

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  • The exact incidence and prevalence of EC and ED are not known, but these diseases are occurring or being diagnosed with increasing frequency and are especially prominent in children.

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  • The prevalence of amblyopia is difficult to assess, with estimates ranging from 1.0 to 3.5 percent in healthy children to 4.0 to 5.3 percent in children with other vision problems.

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  • Some congenital brain defects, such as those associated with spina bifida have a higher prevalence, affecting as many as two to three per 1,000 live births.

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  • The prevalence of nystagmus in the pediatric population is .015 percent.

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  • However, little data exists regarding the prevalence of bullying in preschool.

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  • Numerous prevalence studies for chlamydia have shown rates to be highest among adolescents and young adults under 25 years of age, many of whom are minorities.

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  • Prevalence of HSV-2 in adolescents and young adults varies by the demographic and behavioral characteristics of the populations studied as well as the diagnostic methods used.

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  • Although these epidemiological statistics on AIDS in the United States provide a descriptive overview of the prevalence and patterns of HIV exposure in adolescents, the extent of asymptomatic HIV infection remains largely unknown.

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  • Moreover, since behavior is the common means by which STDs occur, an important first step in fighting STDs is to understand the prevalence and patterns of risk behaviors as well as the psychosocial context in which these behaviors occur.

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  • Prevalence rates of sexual experience differed by race/ethnicity and gender.

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  • The prevalence data on STDs, HIV, and AIDS in adolescents indicate that younger women, gay and bisexual teens, and poor, urban and racial/ethnic minority young people have higher rates of STDs and HIV relative to their peers.

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  • Prevalence rates are not clear; some studies suggest that between 6 and 27 percent of the population have scabies at any one time.

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  • Because the prevalence of depression in BED patients is high, treatment with antidepressants may also be prescribed.

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  • Between five and 18 of every 100,000 children develop juvenile rheumatoid arthritis each year; the overall prevalence is approximately 30-150 per 100,000.

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  • The National Co-morbidity Survey results were also indicative of a lifetime prevalence of social anxiety of 13.3 percent, making it the third most prevalent psychiatric disorder in the United States.

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  • This prevalence gives adoption agencies a more open-minded approach toward single parent adoptions.

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  • The prevalence of DiGeorge syndrome, is debated; estimates have ranged from one in 4,000 to one in 6,395.

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  • In cases involving bites from domestic animals in which the animal is not available for examination, the decision for vaccination is made based on the prevalence of rabies within the region where the bite occurred.

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  • State or county health departments should be consulted for information about the prevalence of rabies in an area.

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  • Travelers should ask about the prevalence of the disease in countries they plan to visit.

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  • Prevalence in the United States is about 10 percent.

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  • Overall prevalence is approximately one to two percent of the general population.

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  • However, the prevalence in boys may be cited because often girls are not diagnosed until later in age.

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  • This rise in prevalence is true of all developed countries, not just the United States and Canada.

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  • The prevalence of trichotillomania has been estimated to be as high as 2 percent of the general population.

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  • It is quite rare and has equal prevalence in males and females.

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  • Researchers studying red/green color blindness in the United Kingdom reported an average prevalence of only 4.7 percent in one group.

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  • Pre-term infants exhibit an increased prevalence of blue color blindness.

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  • Achromatopsia has a prevalence of about one in 33,000 in the United States and affects males and females equally.

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  • Many people do not get enough calcium in their diets despite the prevalence of fortified foods which add calcium and vitamins.

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  • The popularity of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies has led to a surge in the prevalence of pirate costumes, and few are more fun than Captain Jack Sparrow Halloween costumes.

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  • The weight of the iron sheath varies greatly according to the depth of the water, the nature of the sea bottom, the prevalence of currents, and so on.

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  • In'the birds, the Ethiopian type is shown by the prevalence of larks and' ",stone-chats, and by the complete absence of the many peculiar genera of the Indian region.

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  • Ohio is known as the "Buckeye State" on account of the prevalence of the buckeye (Aesculus glabra).

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  • In 1186 he attacked a caravan in which the sister of Saladin was travelling, thus violating a four years' truce, which, after some two years' skirmishing, Saladin and Raymund of Tripoli had made in the previous year owing to the general prevalence of famine.

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  • One classification makes three divisions for the epoch, characterized respectively by the existence of the cavebear, the mammoth and reindeer; another, two, marked by the prevalence of the mammoth and reindeer respectively.

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  • The climate is cold, dry and healthy, despite the prevalence of the famous "Aleppo button," a swelling which appears either on the face or on the hands, and breaks into an ulcer which lasts a year and leaves a permanent scar.

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  • For some of these, as redwater (pyrosoma), antidotes are already found; for others, as for Texas fever - of which the parasite is unknown, but the mode of its transmission, by the mosquito, discovered (Finlay-Reed) - preventive measures are reducing the prevalence.

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  • In France, Great Britain and the United States the prevalence is not so great.

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  • Even in northern and westcentral Greece, all vestige of any former prevalence has been obliterated by the spread of " Aeolic " dialects akin to those of Thessaly and Boeotia; even the northern Doris, for example, spoke "Aeolic" in historic times.

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  • But notwithstanding its general prevalence in the East for many centuries, authors using it differ much with regard to their manner of expressing dates, in consequence of the different epochs adopted for the beginning of the year.

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  • Indeed, it is not improbable that from a very early date the title was assigned to the Abyssinian king, though for a time this identification was overshadowed by the prevalence of the Asiatic legend.

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  • Owing to the prevalence of malaria there, few Europeans live at the town, and trade is almost entirely in the hands of Banyans.

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  • Thus for example the scholia on Jarir furnished him with a remarkable notice of the prevalence of Buddhist doctrine and asceticism in `Irak under the Omayyads.

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  • The earliest record of their presence there is the condemnation of ten canons of Orleans as Manichees in 102 2, and soon after this we find complaints of the prevalence of heresy in northern Italy and in Germany.

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  • The southern terraces of the plateau have no high mountain barriers between them and the moist winds of the Caribbean, and they too receive an abundant rainfall in the wet season, especially during the prevalence of heavy " northers " on the Gulf coast.

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  • His spies were naturally doubtful characters, because the profession does not attract honest men; morality of methods can no more be expected from counterplotters than from plotters; and the prevalence of political or religious assassination made counterplot a necessity in the interests of the state.

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  • Two leading features, from which many others follow, are the intermediate value of the mean annual temperatures and the prevalence of westerly winds, with which drift the areas of high and low pressurecyclonic and anticyclonic areascontrolling the short-lived, non-periodic weather changes.

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  • The prevalence of the co-operative principle, it may be observed, was doubtless due in large measure to the fact that the greater part of England, especially towards the east, was settled not in scattered farms or hamlets but in compact villages with the cultivated lands lying round them.

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  • The prevalence of famine among the Swedes was attributed to the king's remissness in performing sacrificial functions; and on more than one occasion kings are said to have been put to death for this reason.

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  • In modern times it is often There may be further evidence of the prevalence of the interpretation "amid" if the difficult bainath athrawatha of Cureton, Anc. Syr.

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  • The mean depth of the sea is estimated at 133 fathoms. The bora (north-east wind), and the prevalence of sudden squalls from this quarter or the south-east, are dangers to navigation in winter.

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  • It differs considerably from the other members of the Sundanese group both in the direction of its main axis and in the prevalence of old rocks and slighter volcanic character.

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  • Dante refers to the shadowless spectre of Virgil, and the folklore of many European countries affords examples of the prevalence of the superstition that a man must be as careful of his shadow as of his body.

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  • In his youth he occupied the painful position of an heir apparent who was carefully excluded from all share in government by the jealousy of his parents, and the prevalence of a royal favourite.

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  • But there is a wide prevalence of free-thinking, especially among the younger and educated classes of the community.

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  • Grass walks were common in English gardens during the prevalence of the Dutch taste, but, owing to the frequent humidity of the climate, they have in a great measure been discarded.

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  • In intimate relationship with the mountain-building orogenic crustal movements was the prevalence of volcanic activity during the earlier part of this period.

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  • Here, too, the prevailing rainfall is brought by the north-west monsoon, but in this belt its prevalence is not so pronounced, Padang getting 94 in.

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  • The prevalence of south-west winds during nine months of the year and of north-west during three (April - June) has a strong influence on the temperature and rainfall, tides, river mouths and outlets, and also, geologically, on dunes and sand drifts, and on fens and the accumulation of clay on the coast.

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  • The classification of the Mucorini depends on the prevalence and characters of the conidia, and of the sporangia and zygospores - e.g.

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  • There is no country in Europe destitute of more or less abundant proofs of the almost universal prevalence of barrow-burial in early times.

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  • The economic importance of salt is further indicated by the almost universal prevalence in ancient and medieval times, and indeed in most countries down to the present day, of salt taxes or of government monopolies, which have not often been directed, as they were in ancient Rome, to enable every one to procure so necessary a condiment at a moderate price.

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  • This uniformity of aspect is doubtless traceable to the prevalence of the same kind of rocks and the same geological structure.

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  • These are the summer and winter portions of the year, and an important result of the prevalence of these winds, with their accompanying rains, which are coincident with the annual extremes of temperature, is to imprint a more strictly insular character on the climate, by moderating the heat of summer and the cold of winter.

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  • The prevalence of elephantiasis and the occurrence of leprosy, for instance, in Hawaii, would seem to point at least in some places to a racial taint, due perhaps to the unbridled licentiousness of past generations.

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  • In 1674 hostility between Holland and England ceased, but the position was radically unsatisfactory owing to the prevalence of piracy, from which both England and other nations suffered heavily.

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  • The discovery at Gezer of Assyrian contracttablets (651 and 648 B.C.) - one relating to the sale of land by a certain Nethaniah - at least suggests the prevalence of Assyrian custom, and this is confirmed by the technical business methods illustrated in Jer.

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  • Owing to this, as well as to the entire lack of proper sanitary customs among the people, the horrible condition of sewerage and the prevalence of yellow fever (first brought to Havana, it is thought, in 1761, from Vera Cruz), the reputation of the city as regards health was long very bad.

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  • On the north, the Himalaya range and the plateau of Afghanistan shut it off from the climate of central Asia, and give it a continental climate, the characteristics of which are the prevalence of land winds, great dryness of the air, large diurnal range of temperature, and little or no precipitation.

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  • In respect to positive affinities, Sir Joseph Hooker pointed out some relations with the flora of tropical Africa as evidenced by the prevalence of such genera as Grewia and Impatiens, and the absence, common to both countries, of oaks and pines which abound in the Malayan archipelago.

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  • From all these it finally disappeared about 1680, at the close of a period of pandemic prevalence.

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  • They seem, at any rate, to have harboured it since its disappearance from Europe, and probably further investigation would disclose a still wider prevalence.

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  • Very mild cases occurring in the course of an outbreak of typical plague may be explained by greater power of resistance in individuals, but the epidemic prevalence of a mild illness preceding the appearance of undoubted plague suggests some difference or modification of the exciting cause.

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  • Epidemic outbreaks of other diseases - for instance, cholera, diphtheria and typhoid fever - are often preceded and followed by the prevalence of mild illness of an allied type; and t he true significance of this fact is one of the most important problems in epidemiology.

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  • The susceptibility of rats has been noted from remote times and in many countries, particularly in China, but it has never attracted so much attention as during the recent prevalence of plague.

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  • Very little light has been thrown on the conditions which favour the prevalence of plague.

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  • Owing to the prevalence of earthquakes, private houses are usually of one storey only, and are built of sun-dried bricks, white-washed.

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  • This' popular idea has no foundation in fact, for continued observations have failed to show any unusual prevalence of gales at this season.

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  • This explanation of the decline is supported by the almost unanimous opinion of the medical profession in the countries in question, and substantial evidence can be found everywhere of the extensive prevalence of the doctrine and practice of what has been termed, in further derogation of the repute of the "much misrepresented Malthus," Neomalthusianism.

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  • Whether we regard Spain, the Netherlands, or Germany at this epoch, we find a national impress stamped upon the products of the plastic and the decorative arts, notwithstanding the prevalence of certain forms derived from the antique and Italy.

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  • During the prevalence of the north and north-west winds the surface level of the northern part of the Red Sea is depressed by as much as 2 ft.

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  • Owing to the prevalence of moist west and south-west winds the climate of Finland is less severe than it is farther east in corresponding latitudes.

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  • A striking peculiarity of the Principality is the prevalence of Scriptural place-names; a circumstance due undoubtedly to the popular religious movements of the 19th century.

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  • Jordanes's statement regarding the prevalence of trade with Sweden is corroborated by the fact that many coins and bracteates of the period have been found in the country.

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  • Here the prevalence of mud is one of the chief obstacles, and for this reason the tile-collectors are usually fastened together by wire and suspended to posts (tuiles en bouquets).

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  • The fauna of the Persian plateau he described as Palaearctic, with a great prevalence of desert forms; or, perhaps more correctly, Aug.

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  • This event, and the prevalence of plague and cholera at Teheran, marked somewhat gloomily the new monarchs first year.

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  • The connexion with Europe on the north-west, with China on the north-east, with Africa on the south-west, and with the Malayan region on the south-east is manifest; and the greater or less prevalence of the European and Eastern forms varies according to more western or eastern position on the chain.

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  • The beginning, the prevalence and duration of the Bronze Age in each country would have been ordered by the accessibility of the metals which form the alloy.

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  • Calcutta and Bombay have long contested the position of the premier city of India in population and trade; but during the decade 1891-1901 the prevalence of plague in Bombay gave a considerable advantage to Calcutta, which was comparatively free from that disease.

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  • Owing to the shallowness of the harbour large vessels cannot enter, but there is an important coasting trade, despite the dangerous character of the coast-line and the prevalence of fogs and gales.

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  • Cattle-grazing is the chief farm industry in the west, sheep and horse-rearing in the east; the prevalence of the prefix " Market " in the names of the rural towns is noticeable in this respect.

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  • On the lower Congo the prevailing winds are from the west and the southwest, but this prevalence becomes less and less marked towards the interior, until on the upper river they come from the south-east.

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  • During the spring and summer months the prevalence of fierce cutting winds, which are shaped by the conformation of the valleys into blasts as through a funnel, following the strike of the valleys either up or down, makes travelling painful and existence in camp most unpleasant.

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  • However, this case is also not a conclusive answer for the prevalence of autism.

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  • The online newspaper covers other topics relating to the prevalence of autism as it may relate to environmental factors.

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  • Before delving into what is studied at bat mitzvah lessons, it is worth noting that the prevalence of these kinds of ceremonies and the activities that the young girl has to perform are at the center of a debate within the Jewish community.

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  • Luckily, one of the things that has not changed about the internet is the prevalence of free website hosting.

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  • John Crawfurd, in the Dissertation to his Dictionary of the Malay Language, published in 1840, noted the prevalence of Malayan terms in the Polynesian languages, and attributed the fact to the casting away of ships manned by Malays upon the islands of the Polynesian Archipelago.

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  • Owing to its high altitude, north-western Mongolia is very cold, and the severity of the winter is intensified by the prevalence of cold but dry north-western winds.

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  • We see it exemplified in plant life in circumstances which are unnatural to the life of the plant, and the prevalence of certain constitutional tendencies among the inhabitants of crowded cities bears evidence to the same law.

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  • Some continental writers, in dealing with the origin of municipal government throughout western Europe, have, however, ascribed too much importance to the Anglo-Saxon gilds, exaggerating their prevalence and contending that they form the germ of medieval municipal government.

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  • Augustine's City of God, published in 426, was an apologetic, not an historical work, but it had great influence in our field, for in it he undertook to answer the common heathen accusation that the growing misfortunes of the empire were due to the prevalence of Christianity and the forsaking of the gods of Rome.

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  • Boo to loon attest the former prevalence of strong Hindu influence.

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  • The prevalence of the dark English elms, first introduced into the country and planted here by order of Philip II.

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  • Sir Charles Cameron attributes the prevalence of typhoid in certain areas in Dublin to the soil becoming saturated with faecal matter and specifically infected.

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  • By his eminent labours in cellular pathology, Virchow, and Metchnikoff later, gave the last blow to the mere humoral pathology which, after an almost unchallenged prevalence for some two thousand years, now finds a resting-place only in our nurseries.

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  • The wet season, lasting during the prevalence of the south-west monsoon, from April to December, is clearly defined on the Pacific slope.

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  • Corfu is generally considered the most beautiful of all the Greek isles, but the prevalence of the olive gives some monotony to its colouring.

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  • He could defend many institutions better than any philosopher, because, in describing them as they concerned him, he gave the true reason for their prevalence, and speculation had not suggested to him any other.

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  • In Montpellier, where he lived from 1303 to 1306, he was much distressed by the prevalence of Aristotelian rationalism, which, through the medium of the works of Maimonides, threatened the authority of the Old Testament, obedience to the law, and the belief in miracles and revelation.

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  • Its use was obviously continued by the Buddhists during the prevalence of their religion in India, for it is still used by them in Nepal, Tibet, Ceylon, Burma, China and Japan.

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