RELATIVE RISK

Comparison of the ratio of occurrence of a specific disorder or condition between a group having specific risk factors as opposed to those not having those risk factors.

RELATIVE RISK: "The relative risk of cancer in the community was very high."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RELATIVE RISK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/relative-risk/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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