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Descriptor English: Prevalence Ratio
Descriptor Spanish: Razón de Prevalencias
Descriptor razón de prevalencia
Scope note: Aproximación del riesgo relativo, dada por la prevalencia de la enfermedad (lesiones o muerte) entre los sujetos expuestos en comparación con la prevalencia entre los no expuestos al factor en estudio. Generalmente se estima en estudios transversales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Razão de Prevalências
Descriptor French: Ratio de Prévalence
Tree number(s): SP5.312.507.996
Scope note: Approximation of the relative risk, given by the prevalence of the disease (injury or death) among patients compared to the prevalence among unexposed people to the factor under study. It is usually estimated for cross-sectional studies.
DeCS ID: 50300
Unique ID: DDCS050300
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Prevalence Ratio - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061463
Scope note Approximation of the relative risk, given by the prevalence of the disease (injury or death) among patients compared to the prevalence among unexposed people to the factor under study. It is usually estimated for cross-sectional studies.
Preferred term Prevalence Ratio



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