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relative risk

This term may have any of the following meanings depending upon context. Ratio of the risk of disease or death among the exposed to the risk among the unexposed: this usage is synonymous with "risk ratio"; Alternately, the ratio of the cumulative incidence rate in the exposed to the cumulative incidence rate in the unexposed, i.e. the cumulative incidence ratio; Sometimes used as a synonym for "odds ratio".

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