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This data article presents a comprehensive data set about Wolaita Zone (Ethiopia), and the Woredas / Districts within it. The tables cover administrative, demographic, educational, agricultural, transport, and water aspects of the zone. The majority of the data is from 2013/2014, however, a few tables provide trend data over recent years. The evidence shows rapid population growth, significant educational challenges, limitations of health coverage, disparities of agricultural extension service provision and potable water. The data are otherwise not available to researchers and these data sets enable greater contextualization for any on-going or future research within the zone. The data were provided by the Zonal Administration in 2015, and were part of a research project that was approved by the Ethiopian Public Health Institute and supported by the Regional Health Bureau.

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The data in this paper are related to the research article entitled “Assessing the percentage of cork that a stopper should have from a mechanical perspective” (González and Terrazas, 2018). This data article contains data on the mechanical properties of different types of wine stoppers: 18 types of micro-agglomerated stoppers, three types of natural stoppers, and one type of co-extruded synthetic closure. Mechanical properties were evaluated with different analysis: Compression test for the maximum radial compression force, the young’s moduli and the diameter recovery, relaxation test for the relaxation force and the extraction test for the displacement force.

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This data article features supplementary figures and tables related to the article “Differential Multivariable risk prediction of appropriate shock vs. competing mortality - a prospective cohort study to estimate benefits from implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy” (Bergau et al., 2018) [1]. The figures show the clinical study CONSORT graph (data that show the number of patients not-analyzable as well as a distribution of patients by outcomes) and the correlation scatter plot for risk scores of appropriate shock vs. mortality (data that show the calculated score values of the two scores plotted against each other). The tables show the results for the univariate Cox regressions for prediction of mortality and appropriate shock. For further information, please see Bergau et al. (2018) [1].

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This data article reports de novo transcriptome analysis of resistant wild Asparagus kiusianus and susceptible A. officinalis plants 24 and 48 h post-inoculation (24 and 48 hpi) with Phomopsis asparagi. Differential gene expression (DGE) analysis demonstrated that several genes involved in secondary metabolites and plant-pathogen interactions are up-regulated in resistant wild A. kiusianus relative to susceptible A. officinalis. The assembled contig sequences generated in this study were used to search single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and insertion/deletion (InDel) distribution in A. kiusianus and A. officinalis plants. SNP and InDel data developed from this transcriptome analysis will be used to generate a high-density linkage map to facilitate further development of molecular marker-assisted selection in A. officinalis.

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The data illustrates the process of creation of dislocation quadrupoles in FCC Al. The density of dislocations in our data is 3.8 × 1013 m-2 which is the lowest published to date and is comparable to the density of dislocations in real crystals. The data set can be found at the following URL:https://data.mendeley.com/datasets/mvmychgk4j/1. The detailed research article is “A topologically correct method of dislocations construction for atomistic modeling” (K. Yu. Khromov et al., 2019).

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This article describes data related to the research article entitled “Carcinogenic activity of pentabrominated diphenyl ether mixture (DE-71) in rats and mice” (Dunnick et al., 2018). PBDE-induced hepatocellular tumors harbored Hras and Ctnnb1 mutations and the methods for these studies are provided. Tissue levels of PBDE congeners in rats and mice after oral exposure to PBDE mixture increased with increasing dose of PBDE. There was no correlation between AhR status and the incidence of hepatocellular tumors in female Wistar Han rats. This manuscript provides additional information on the methods for conducting mutational analysis, PBDE tissue level determinations, and AhR genotyping.

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The data presented in this article are produced as part of the original research article entitled “Working memory training involves learning new skills” (Gathercole, Dunning, Holmes & Norris, in press). This article presents a dataset of coded features for pairs of trained and untrained working memory (WM) tasks from randomized controlled trials of WM training with active control groups. Feature coding is provided for 113 untrained WM tasks each paired with the most similar task in the training program, taken from 23 training studies. A spreadsheet provides summary information for each task pair, its transfer effect size, and coding of the following features for each task: stimulus category, stimulus domain, stimulus modality, response modality, and recall paradigm.

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This data article presents a methodology and the corresponding code developed to perform and process stress relaxation tests where samples display superimposed (i) classical, continuous logarithmic relaxation together with (ii) sudden displacements manifest as abrupt stress decreases. The method extracts the activation area characteristic of the thermally activated mechanism that drives continuous plastic deformation in the material. We report stress relaxation data appertaining to as-cast (27) and annealed (2) aluminium microwires produced through a microcasting process. For an interpretation and discussion of the data on annealed microwires the reader is referred to “ The effect of size on the plastic deformation of annealed cast aluminium microwires” (Verheyden et al., In Press) [1]. For full descriptions of the production process of aluminium microwires or of the tensile testing equipment and procedure the reader is referred to Krebs et al. (2017) [2].

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Insect Odorant receptors (OrXs) can be used as the recognition element in a biosensor as they demonstrate high levels of sensitivity and selectivity towards volatile organic compounds. Herein, we describe a method to express and purify insect odorant receptors and reconstitute them into artificial lipid bilayers (liposomes). These OrX/liposomes were covalently attached to a gold surface and characterized using quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring (QCM-D). The interaction of OrX/liposomes immobilized on a gold surface to positive and negative odorants were studied by means of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) and QCM-D. The data presented in this article are related to the research article titled “An ultrasensitive electrochemical impedance-based biosensor using insect odorant receptors to detect odorants” [1].

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The nurse to patient ratio is one of the impressive nursing care features. Evaluation of patient satisfaction with nursing care according to the number of available agents can be a valuable tool for understanding the quality of service the patient receive it used to adjust appropriate strategies. This data article involved 402 patients who were ready for discharge, in East Gilan hospitals in Iran in 2013. Data were collected through questionnaires PSI. Its validity and internal consistency reliability (Cronbach׳s alpha) were 90%. The obtained data showed that there are differences in nurses to patients ratio in hospitals and mean satisfaction was 72.6 ± 17.8. However, no relationship was found between patient satisfaction and nurses to patients ratio. Patients' satisfaction with nursing care, regardless of the nurses to patients ratio indicates that nurses are trying to attract the patient׳s consent under any circumstances. In the intensive care unit was a decrease in the number of patients each nurse to provide more direct attention leads more satisfaction.