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odds ratio

[′ädz ‚rā·shō]
(statistics)
The ratio of the probability of occurrence of an event to the probability of the event not occurring.
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When stratified by age, the odds ratio for new IBD diagnosis in adults was 1.
The ratio of exposed to nonexposed controls will estimate the exposure odds (b/d) of the noncases, and the odds ratio obtained in the prevalence case--control study will therefore estimate the POR in the source population (2.
The ability of the coronary calcium score to predict all cardiac events, or just heart attacks and deaths, was unprecedented - with odds ratios of 15.
The risk was highest with paroxetine (adjusted odds ratio, 6.
The odds ratio for suspected melanoma in people over 50 years of age was 1.
Although the other major complications occurred in less than 1% of both groups, bladder injury more than tripled in the VBAC cohort; it occurred in 27 VBACs and 7 repeat C-sections (adjusted odds ratio 3.
Women younger than 49 years had an odds ratio for venous thrombosis of 2.
Compared with the youngest women, those in this group were about half as likely to attempt VBAC (adjusted odds ratio 0.
The risk grew as the gap in treatment widened: 11-30 days resulted in an odds ratio of 2.
Compared with those who didn't take statins, subjects who took simvastatin had an odds ratio of 0.
Vegetables and protein sources, however, were associated with a decreased risk, with an odds ratio of 0.
After adjustment for age, smoking, alcohol intake, hypertension, diabetes, and a history of myocardial infarction or congestive heart failure, patients who had clinical depression had an odds ratio of 1.