RISK FACTOR

Any behavioral, hereditary, environmental, or other consideration which increases the likelihood of developing a disease or disorder, or becoming involved in dangerous situations.

RISK FACTOR: "Unprotected sex is a risk factor in sexually transmitted diseases."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "RISK FACTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/risk-factor/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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