absolute benefit

absolute benefit

The reduction in the probability of an undesired event occurring in a treated population under study.
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Absolute risk of the patient and amount of LDL-C reduction can be used to predict the absolute benefit of therapy and the cost effectiveness of therapy, he added.
The higher the estimated risk, the greater the absolute benefit.
Her brilliant campaigning has been to the absolute benefit of disabled people in her Yorkshire community, and disabled people across Britain.
The loss of absolute benefit for the sample, as a mean, was also calculated utilising the data from Boersma et al.
Furthermore, because of the low risk of breast cancer for women in their 40s, this relative benefit of 15% translates to a small absolute benefit of around 5 of 10,000 women likely to have a breast cancer death prevented by mammography.
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.
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).
When we will seriously take steps in this direction, we would not only face hindrances from the satanic powers and different mafias but also from that Muslim scholars, capitalists, businessmen and economists, as well, that are impressed by the western or secular thoughts or could not leave their benefits for the absolute benefit of the society.
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.