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Synonyms

Relative risk (not truly equivalent terms, but often used interchangeably)

Definition

In survival analysis, it is an index of the effect of an explanatory variable (e.g., obesity) on the hazard or rate of an event (e.g., mortality).

Keywords

Public Health Relative Risk Explanatory Variable Survival Analysis Social Policy 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010

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