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Descriptor in English: Risk
Descriptor in Spanish: Riesgo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Risco
Descriptor in 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
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
Online Note: search PROBABILITY 1973-74
History Note: 88(75); was see under PROBABILITY 1973-87
See also the descriptors: Harm Reduction MeSH
Risk Reduction Behavior MeSH
DeCS UI: 28567
Descriptor UI: D012306
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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