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Absolute Risk

Edited by Miquel Porta

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195314496
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780199338931
Absolute Risk

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The probability of an event (usually adverse, but it may also be beneficial) in the population under study. Contrast with

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Subjects: Epidemiology

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