Medical Definition of Relative risk

1. The proportion of diseased people amongst those exposed to the relevant risk factor divided by the proportion of diseased people amongst those not exposed to the risk factor. This should be used in those cohort studies where those with and without disease are followed to observe which individuals become diseased. (05 Dec 1998)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Relative Risk

relative humidity
relative immunity
relative incidence
relative incompetence
relative key
relative keys
relative leukocytosis
relative majority
relative polycythemia
relative price
relative pronoun
relative pronouns
relative quantity
relative refractory period
relative risk (current term)
relative scotoma
relative sensitivity
relative specificity
relative superlative
relative superlatives
relative topology
relative value scales
relative viscosity
relatively
relatively prime
relativeness
relatives
relativisation
relativisations

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