Reference Entry

Number Needed To Harm (NNH)

Edited by Miquel Porta

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199976720
Published online July 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780199390069
Number Needed To Harm (NNH)

Show Summary Details


1. The number of persons needed to be treated, on average, to produce one more adverse event (e.g., occurrence

Reference Entry.  265 words. 

Subjects: Epidemiology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.