lifetime risk


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lifetime risk

Epidemiology The likelihood of suffering a particular condition during the lifespan of an average person, X
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For example, the combination of 0.3 mmol/L (14 mg/dL) lower LDL-C and 5 mmHg lower SBP was associated with a 50% lower lifetime risk of cardiovascular disease.
"The results of this study build on prior research from the Cardiovascular Disease Lifetime Risk Pooling Project highlighting marked differences in lifetime risks of CVD and further highlight the importance of consideration of BMI as a risk factor for diminished healthy longevity and greater overall CVD morbidity and mortality.
For men, drinking a bottle of wine a week increases the absolute lifetime risk of cancer equivalent to smoking five cigarettes.
Women also had a significantly greater lifetime risk of developing more than one neurologic disease, compared with men (4% vs.
Their lifetime risk was 6.6 per cent higher than long-term quitters.
familial hypercholesterolaemia).14 The current study was planned to estimate 10-year and lifetime risk in non-ASCVD subjects with diverse ethnic backgrounds.
1 in 23 (4.4%) is the lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer for women.
He cites the lifetime risk for colon cancer, which is about one in 21, and for this reason everyone over the age of 50 in the US (in Ireland it's 60) is encouraged to have a bowel cancer test.
3% (P less than .001) and the lifetime risk was 35% vs.
The study, which was presented in February at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, is the first comprehensive national estimate of the lifetime risk of HIV infection for at-risk populations in every state.
Its research paper, which is published in the open access journal BMC Medicine, looked at the both the lifetime risk of being diagnosed as well as dying from the disease for every major ethnic group.
Women with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome have a 65%-74% lifetime risk of breast cancer and 39%-46% (BRCAl) or 12%-20% (BRCA2) risk of ovarian cancer.