Attributable risk

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In epidemiology, attributable risk or excess risk is a term synonymous to risk difference, that has also been used to denote attributable fraction among the exposed and attributable fraction for the population.[1]

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  1. ^ Porta M (ed.). Dictionary of Epidemiology (6th ed.). Oxford University Press. p. 14. doi:10.1093/acref/9780199976720.001.0001. ISBN 978-0-19-939006-9.