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Descriptor English: Risk
Descriptor Spanish: Riesgo
Descriptor Portuguese: Risco
Descriptor French: Risque
Entry term(s): Relative Risk
Relative Risk (Public Health)
Relative Risks
Risk, Relative
Risks
Risks, Relative
Tree number(s): E05.318.740.600.800
G17.680.750
N05.715.360.750.625.700
N06.850.520.830.600.800
SP5.001.037.073.074
SP8.473
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012306
Scope note: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Annotation: IM GEN only; for risk as a statis concept; note other risk terms in MeSH
Public MeSH Note: 88; was see under PROBABILITY 1973-87
Online Note: search PROBABILITY 1973-74
History Note: 88(75); was see under PROBABILITY 1973-87
Related: Harm Reduction MeSH
Risk Reduction Behavior MeSH
DeCS ID: 28567
Unique ID: D012306
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Risk - Preferred
Concept UI M0019126
Scope note The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
Preferred term Risk
Entry term(s) Risks
Relative Risk - Narrower
Concept UI M0019128
Scope note Ratio between the probability of becoming ill or dying, as the coefficient of incidence, compared to individuals exposed and not exposed to the factor under study.
Preferred term Relative Risk
Entry term(s) Relative Risk (Public Health)
Relative Risks
Risk, Relative
Risks, Relative



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