General Retailers

As per the industry classification benchmark, this industry sector includes the following subsectors – Apparel Retailers – Retailers and wholesalers specializing mainly in clothing, shoes, jewellery, sunglasses and other accessories. Broadline Retailers – Retail outlets and wholesalers offering a wide variety of products including both hard goods and soft goods. See full story on

Left-Tailed And Right-Tailed Probabilities.

Hi, I tried solving the following problem using figures from Minitab and Excel: I get a different penalty for left-tailed and right-tailed probability using Minitab (ref: spreadsheet attached). Is the difference in penalty due to rounding error, or am I missing something? Is there a function to calculate right-tailed probability in Excel? Is using 1-NORMDIST […]

Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s Linked to Body Mass Index

Biomarkers for cerebral beta-amyloid and tau are associated with lower body mass index (BMI) in both those who are cognitively normal and those with mild cognitive impairment, researchers have found. See full story on

The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and 30-Day Mortality Risk, by Principal Surgical Procedure

Objective :To examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI; calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) and 30-day mortality risk among patients in the participant use data file database of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Obesity is a prevalent chronic disease in the United States, […]