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Risk Factors

"Risk Factors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiological evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Risk Factors" by people in this website by year, and whether "Risk Factors" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 2488 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 187 publications in 2014
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