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Definition
: The probability that an event will occur. It encompasses a variety of measures of the probability of a generally unfavorable outcome.
IM GEN only; for risk as a statis concept; note other risk terms in MeSH
See Also
Harm Reduction
;
Risk Reduction Behavior
Examples
Logistic Models
;
Risk Assessment
;
Risk Factors
Other names
Relative Risk; Risks; Risks, Relative; Risk, Relative; Relative Risks