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Related to attributable risk: Relative risk
a danger or hazard; the probability of suffering harm.
attributable risk the amount or proportion of incidence of disease or death (or risk of disease or death) in individuals exposed to a specific risk factor that can be attributed to exposure to that factor; the difference in the risk for unexposed versus exposed individuals.
empiric risk the probability that a trait will occur or recur in a family based solely on experience rather than on knowledge of the causative mechanism. See also genetic risk.
genetic risk the probability that a trait will occur or recur in a family, based on knowledge of its genetic pattern of transmission. See also empiric risk.
relative risk for a disease, death, or other outcome, the ratio of the incidence rate among individuals with a given risk factor to the incidence rate among those without it.
the rate of a disease or other outcome in exposed individuals that can be attributed to the exposure.
attributable riskEpidemiology Any factor which ↑ the risk of suffering a particular condition. See Relative risk, Risk factor. Cf Nonattributable risk Statistics The rate of a disorder in exposed subjects that is attributable to the exposure derived from subtracting the rate–incidence or mortality of the disorder of a nonexposed population from the rate in an exposed population.
emanating from or pertaining to attribute.
see attributable risk (below).
a measure of the proportion of the total risk which can be attributed to the risk factor which is under consideration. Called also attributable proportion.