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risk

at risk
a. Social welfare vulnerable to personal damage, to the extent that a welfare agency might take protective responsibility

Risk

A measure of the probability of an adverse effect on a population under a well-defined exposure scenario.

risk

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(engineering)
The potential realization of undesirable consequences from hazards arising from a possible event.

risk

The expectation of loss. It is a function of the probability and the consequences of harm. See risk assessment.
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In the unadjusted logistic regression models for males, most variables were found to be associated with early sexual debut at at least the 90% confidence level (Table 3): age, Muslim religion, school attendance, presence of a father figure, family supervision, religiosity, personal aspirations, sibling risk behavior, family dysfunction and social participation.
93) na *** Sibling risk behavior No smoking or sex 1.