absolute benefit

absolute benefit

The reduction in the probability of an undesired event occurring in a treated population under study.
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The fact is that cheaper oil is an absolute benefit to humanity but unfortunately, investors are falling for warnings from scaremongering pundits, who speak from a purely academic perspective, and are negatively reacting to what should be good news.
This study confirms that Oncotype DX can help better define who is at greatest risk for late recurrences and the potential to benefit from extended tamoxifen, as well as those who are at lower risk and will likely have less absolute benefit from extended tamoxifen and, thus, could be spared prolonged exposure and risk of long-term side effects.
The difference between the number-needed-to-invite and number-needed-to-screen is quite a critical difference in these estimates of absolute benefit.
In the first group, we present the absolute benefit (deficit).
Once again, it's about trying to quantify the absolute benefit against the side effects.
Here one should reconsider what it means for the opposition to become militarized, not just because of the imbalance of power to the absolute benefit of the regime, but also because it disregards the political battle which the opposition is still having difficulties launching, despite broad regional and international support for its demands, despite the regime's growing political isolation, and despite the perseverance of the protesters and their insistence on demonstrating regardless of the price they are paying for it.
6 to 996 per 1000 women, making the absolute benefit 0.
At present, until more compelling evidence becomes available, any decision to prescribe aspirin for primary prevention should be an individual clinical judgment that weighs the absolute benefit in reducing the risk of a first MI against the absolute risk of major bleeding.
The big news is that if one considers the long-term effects on breast cancer mortality, the absolute benefit of screening in terms of number of lives saved is considerably greater than previously thought," said lead author Stephen W.
In addition, the trials predated endoscopic screening for adenomas, which also reduces colorectal cancer incidence and mortality and might reduce the absolute benefit of aspirin.
The five trials we studied all predated endoscopic screening for adenomas, which also reduced colorectal cancer incidence and mortality, and might therefore reduce the absolute benefit of aspirin.
It will enable the academy to improve its estate to the absolute benefit of the students there.