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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

[risk]
(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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0) 12 months Table 2--Simple (n) and relative (%) frequency of children in the different quartiles of scores obtained according to the attributable risk of cariogenic feeding practices Combined attributable risk scores (sum of individual n (%) attributable risks) 1st quartile (<42) 89 27.
Meta-analysis including further studies and assessing publication bias are needed to provide more accurate results to estimate attributable risks.
The percentage of patients outside the guidelines, among those who died, was used to calculate the percent attributable risk.
However, the attributable risk of developing diabetes while being treated with drug Y is much lower when compared to the risk of developing diabetes attributable to family history, being overweight, or lack of exercise.
But add up all these attributable risk factors, and you still can't explain who gets breast cancer and who doesn't.
Major bleeding and re-infarction are both significantly associated with 30-day mortality, the attributable risk scores with major bleeding were linked to more deaths than re-infarction (20.
The projected lifetime attributable risk of developing solid cancers was higher for patients who underwent CT scans of the abdomen/pelvis or spine than for patients who underwent other types of CT scans.
Two thirds of this variability can be explained by single-nucleotide polymorphisms in a set of 6 genes; the total percent attributable risk estimated for this adverse outcome is 77% (26).
Attributable risk was defined as the incidence proportion in the exposed group minus the incidence proportion in the UNX group, which was adjusted for differences in the distribution of covariates between groups.
In order to calculate the attributable fraction (AF), RR' was used in the classic attributable risk calculation: (20)