Geographical variation

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Related to Geographical variation: individual variation
any variation of a species which is dependent on climate or other geographical conditions.

See also: Geographic

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"However, we continue to work to reduce geographical variation in response times and improve the resilience of local communities.
However, the analysed populations had significant sexual dimorphism in body shape--including mean head width, trunk length and tail length (Table 1, P < 0.001)--combined with geographical variation; however, there was no interaction between these two factors (MANCOVA: geographical area, [F.sub.1,51] = 0.689, P = 0.038; sex, [F.sub.151] = 0.076, P < 0.001; interaction, [F.sub.151] = 0.743, P = 0.127).
They address theory and methods, including the history of cultural psychology, cultural neuroscience, culture and ecology, and cultural evolution; aspects related to cognition, emotion, and motivation, including culture and intelligence, perception, language, well-being and health, and cultural-clinical psychology; acquisition and change of culture, with discussion of culture and development, moral development, food and eating, learning new cultures, acculturation, making meaning, and multiculturalism; culture and economic behavior, including work; and different forms of culture, such as ethnicity, personality, geographical variation in the Big Five personality domains, cultures of honor, transnational terrorism, and religious cultures and religious conflict.
Time trends and geographical variation in use of minimally invasive breast biopsy.
Geographical variation in susceptibility to spinosad in stored grain insect pests has been reported worldwide; however, there is a lack of information in Pakistan.
Bhatt et al., "Geographical variation in Plasmodium vivax relapse," Malaria Journal, vol.
In Second World War, dermatological conditions accounted for 15%-25% of outpatient consultations in temperate theatres of war, but up to 75% in the tropics reflecting geographical variation in pattern of skin affliction.1,2
Indeed, differences in countries' stages of develop- ment, which result from time lags in industrialisation and the uneven distribution of technology and global growth, closely reflect the geographical variation in the source and scale of carbon emissions.
Conclusion: Frequencies of various orbital malignancies show geographical variation in both paediatric and adult population.
[10] This geographical variation could be attributed to the increased awareness of physicians of the existence of Kounis syndrome, climate and environmental conditions that result in pollen cross-reactivities and hymenoptera exposures, overconsumption of medicines, or inadequacy of preventative measures.
One of the study's key findings is that while variation in the quantity of are provided is a key source of the geographical variation in Medicare spending, variation in the price of particular services is a much larger factor in explaining geographic differences in private health insurance spending.
These findings support the observation that there is geographical variation in the types of ovarian tumours.

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