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Descriptor in English: Odds Ratio
Descriptor in Spanish: Oportunidad Relativa
Descriptor in Portuguese: Razão de Chances
Descriptor in French: Odds ratio
Entry term(s): Cross Product Ratio
Cross-Product Ratio
Cross-Product Ratios
Odds Ratios
Odds, Relative
Ratio, Cross-Product
Ratio, Risk
Ratios, Cross-Product
Ratios, Risk
Relative Odds
Risk Ratio
Risk Ratios
Tree number(s): E05.318.740.600.600
G17.680.500
N05.715.360.750.625.590
N06.850.520.830.600.600
SP5.001.037.073.089
Scope note: The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Annotation: usually NIM
History Note: 91(90); was see under PROBABILITY 1990
DeCS UI: 24811
Descriptor UI: D016017
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/05/25
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Odds Ratio - Preferred
Concept UI M0024489
Scope note The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Preferred term Odds Ratio
Entry term(s) Cross Product Ratio
Cross-Product Ratio
Cross-Product Ratios
Odds Ratios
Odds, Relative
Ratio, Cross-Product
Ratio, Risk
Ratios, Cross-Product
Ratios, Risk
Relative Odds
Risk Ratio
Risk Ratios



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