unusually high proportion

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  • Open vessel forms are also at an unusually high proportion versus closed vessels.
  • The town is also a very popular retirement location, with an unusually high proportion of elderly.
  • When outbreaks cause an unusually high proportion of cases in a population, community, or region, they are called epidemics.
  • Michael Park has had an unusually high proportion of students representing New Zealand in sport, particularly lacrosse.
  • Over the years an unusually high proportion of the students are children of university faculty members or relatives of politicians and other island notables.
  • Observers noted that there had been an unusually high proportion of bets taken on the penalty goal option for the game.
  • The validity of the election may be questioned if there is an unusually high proportion of spoilt votes.
  • The Imagists had an unusually high proportion of female artists.
  • Over half of LSE's students are postgraduates, an unusually high proportion in comparison with other British institutions.
  • An unusually high proportion of individuals in Suruga Bay are hermaphrodites, with both male and female characteristics.
  • They fired an unusually high proportion of tracer rounds.
  • For a town, Putbus has an unusually high proportion of agricultural land and forest that covers 89% of the territory in the borough.
  • It is thus likely that cataphracts were about a third of Julian's cavalry at Strasbourg, an unusually high proportion.
  • This was particularly marked in Hutchinson Camp, where there was an unusually high proportion of Jewish and anti-Nazi internees.
  • It is a classic Mississippi Valley type lead/zinc deposit in Cambrian carbonate rocks though it contains an unusually high proportion of lead.
  • That is probably an unusually high proportion, and in Eichholz's cases it seems to have been associated with very unusually large families, but the infant mortality is always very high. Cited from The Task of Social Hygiene, by Havelock Ellis
  • The timber-framed gable is described as being "plain and simple" with "an unusually high proportion of white plaster to dark timber".
  • In pursuit of its inclusive vision, The Double Dealer published African-American authors, and an unusually high proportion of its writers were women.
  • The department had an unusually high proportion of women amongst its researchers (15 per cent), but it was still very rare for a woman to be offered a University appointment.
  • It takes a variety of fish prey but an unusually high proportion (nearly 30% by weight on average, and up to 80% in some individuals) of crustaceans.
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