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odds ratio
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
The ratio of two odds. The exposure-odds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The disease-odds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalence-odds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived cross-sectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137115.rdf
Source
Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137115
Used For
disease odds ratio
exposure odds ratio
prevalence odds ratio
Broader Term
probability
Related Term
basic reproduction number
epidemiological studies
prevalence
relative risk
research methods
Spanish
cociente de las probabilidades
Term Number
137115