Byline: Greg Tindle Health Correspondent THE high rates of smoking among ethnic communities have been highlighted as cause for special concern in Cardiff.
What does HR stand for?
HR stands for High Rate (data taken at a rate of 50 observations per second)
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We have 67 other meanings of HR in our Acronym Attic
- Heavy Repair
- Heavy Rescue
- Heavy Rigid (vehicle definition)
- Hedge Ratio
- Helicopter Request
- Hereford (postcode, United Kingdom)
- Hertzsprung-Russell (Diagram)
- Hessischer Rundfunk (German Radio Station)
- Hidden Ridge (Trabuco Canyon, California)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Civil War veterans who had been wounded exhibited a high rate of psychological problems but relatively little physical disease, perhaps because only particularly hardy individuals survived battlefield injuries, Silver suggests.
We studied a cohort of patients requiring renal dialysis who had migrated to the United Kingdom from tuberculosis (TB)-endemic countries and found extremely high rates of TB (1,187 cases per 100,000 per year), partly associated with end-stage diabetic renal disease.
on a number of familiar cultural ills--high rates of smoking-related cancers and heart disease, high rates of violence and homicide, and the impact of HIV/AIDS on total life expectancy.
consumer watchdog, says many applicants come away surprised at the high rate of interest they're charged.