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Descriptor in English: Population Attributable Risk
Descriptor in Spanish: Riesgo Atribuible a la Población
Descriptor in Portuguese: Risco Atribuível à População
Descriptor in French: Risque attribuable à la population
Entry term(s): Attributable Risk
Tree number(s): SP5.001.037.073.079
Scope note: 1) Proportion of cases of illness, injury or death that may be attributed to exposure to the factor under study. 2) A measure of impact, based on the concept that inequality could be eliminated by all subgroups improving to the same level of health as the most advantaged or the best performing subgroup. Population attributable risk is a useful measure to show progress towards Universal Health Coverage. (From: http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001727)
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
PL policies
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2019
DeCS UI: 28422
Descriptor UI: DDCS028422
Population Attributable Risk - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060262
Scope note 1) Proportion of cases of illness, injury or death that may be attributed to exposure to the factor under study. 2) A measure of impact, based on the concept that inequality could be eliminated by all subgroups improving to the same level of health as the most advantaged or the best performing subgroup. Population attributable risk is a useful measure to show progress towards Universal Health Coverage. (From: http://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1001727)
Preferred term Population Attributable Risk
Entry term(s) Attributable Risk



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