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Epidemiology Lecture 4
Terms in this set (11)
How much disease (or risk) is associated with exposure?
What is the incidence of disease in the exposed portion of the population that is due to the exposure?
Attributable risk (same formula as the risk diff, but this implies causality)
Among exposed individuals, how much disease is due to exposure?
Attributable risk (difference) or attributable risk % (proportion)
In the population, how much disease is due to exposure?
Population attributable risk (difference) or population attributable risk % (proportion)
Attributable risk formula
incidence in exposed - incidence in unexposed
Attributable risk % formula
incidence in exposed - incidence in unexposed all over incidence in exposed
Population attributable risk formula
Incidence in population - incidence in unexposed
Population attributable risk % formula
Incidence in population - incidence in unexposed all over incidence in population
what is a relative risk of 1?
it indicates no association, it is considered weak
what is a relative risk of > 1?
indicates a positive association (noxious)
what is a relative risk of <1?
indicates a negative association (protective)
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