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risk

 [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.

risk

(risk), In idiomatic English one is at risk of, not for, a disease, injury, or other untoward event. Avoid redundant phrases such a possible risk and potential risk; an element of uncertainty is inherent in the meaning of the word.
The probability that an event will occur.

risk

(rĭsk)
n.
The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.

risk′er n.

risk

EBM
In clinical trials, a term referring to the possibility of harm or discomfort for study participants.

risk

Epidemiology The chance or likelihood that an undesirable event or effect will occur, as a result of use or nonuse, incidence, or influence of a chemical, physical, or biologic agent, especially during a stated period; the probability of developing a given disease over a specified time period. See Minimal risk Managed care The chance or possibility of loss. See Risk sharing Occupational medicine A value determined by the potential severity of the hazard and the frequency of exposure to the 'risky' substance or activity, usually understood to mean the probability of suffering from a particular disease Risk assessment The probability that something will cause injury, combined with the potential severity of that injury. See Absolute risk, Acceptable risk, Assigned risk, Attributable risk, Cancer risk, Cardiac risk, Dread risk, Hazard risk rating, High risk/high impact, Incremental risk, Lifetime risk, No significant risk, Nonattributable risk, Thick conception of risk, Thin conception of risk, Unknown risk.
Risks of disease
Infection
HBV  1:63,000
HCV 1:103,000
HIV 1:493,000
HTLV I/II 1:641,000
HAV  1:1,000,000
Other morbid conditions
MVA 1:6,700
Flood 1:450,000
Earthquake 1:600,000
Lightning 1:1,000,000

risk

(risk)
1. The probability that an event will occur.
2. The possibility of adverse consequences.

risk

(risk)
Probability that an event will occur.
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In conclusion, the researchers suggested: "It may be that weekend insufficient sleep is a marker, rather than a predictor, of risky sexual behaviours, as perhaps adolescents who are staying out later on the weekends, presumably without parental supervision, are more likely to engage in risky behaviours, including sexual risk-taking."
Different risky behaviors are given different point values based on how likely they are to lead to a collision and those were organized geographically using the blocks they created.
While most identified such perils as drunk driving, speeding, racing and not wearing a seat belt, "only a few participants identified listening to the radio, driving on freeways or interstates or driving with more than one teen passenger as risky behaviors," researchers wrote.
'So this new policy mandates the alignment of the country's accounting practices with the more conservative rules of the central bank on recognizing risky assets,' the official said.
Cawile admitted that there are mothers with risky pregnancies in the province who do not heed or pay attention to the DOH advice to give birth in the hospital especially those in the hinterland areas.
Multiple logistic regression was used to predict risk of substance use using ADHD, depression and risky sexual behaviour scores as predictor variables.
Participants who made safe decisions after losing following risky decisions were considered as using negative feedback.
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In the present study, we expanded on this aspect of social support research by examining whether or not different styles of support are related to risky financial behaviors.
Papers released by the National Archives at Kew show how the prime minister repeatedly raised objections, warning that alerting teenagers to the dangers of "risky sex" could backfire and cause "immense harm".
MANY motorists attempt risky overtaking, with men the main menace on the roads, according to a survey.
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