Attributable risk

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Term Attributable risk
Description The rate of a disease in exposed individuals that can be attributed to the exposure.
Definition Attributable risk

The rate of a disease in exposed individuals that can be attributed to the exposure. This measure is derived by subtracting the rate (usually incidence or mortality) of the disease among nonexposed persons from the corresponding rate among exposed individuals.

References http://sra.org/resources_glossary_a-c.php
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