population attributable risk


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population attributable risk

The proportion of cases of a disease that result from exposure to a specific risk factor.
See also: risk
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Appendices feature the committee's public hearings agendas, biographical sketches of committee members, the classification systems used in evidence reviews, a summary table of estimates of population attributable risk, glossary, and information available online about radiation exposure of the U.S.
This contrasts with earlier studies, where the population attributable risk of bladder cancer for tobacco smoking was estimated at 50 - 65% in men and 20 -30% in women.
Calculating population attributable risk, the fraction of subarachnoid haemorrhages that can be attributed to a particular trigger factor, the researchers identified the eight factors and their contribution to the risk.
Collectively, these nine risk factors accounted for 90 per cent of the population attributable risk (PAR) in men and 94 per cent in women.
The population attributable risk percentage (PAR%) for LBW resulting from ART was calculated for each 2-year period.
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