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Odds Ratio

"Odds Ratio" 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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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.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Odds Ratio" by people in this website by year, and whether "Odds Ratio" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 431 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 39 publications in 2015
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