Difference Between Odds Ratio And Relative Risk Pdf

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Common pitfalls in statistical analysis: Odds versus risk

The key to epidemiologic analysis is comparison. Occasionally you might observe an incidence rate among a population that seems high and wonder whether it is actually higher than what should be expected based on, say, the incidence rates in other communities. Or, you might observe that, among a group of case-patients in an outbreak, several report having eaten at a particular restaurant. Is the restaurant just a popular one, or have more case-patients eaten there than would be expected? The way to address that concern is by comparing the observed group with another group that represents the expected level. A measure of association quantifies the relationship between exposure and disease among the two groups.

Lesson 3: Measures of Risk

What are relative risk, number needed to treat and odds ratio? Risk difference RD is the difference in risk of the outcome event between control and experimental group. Control group is not exposed to the intervention, whereas experimental group is the one that is exposed to intervention. The risk of outcome event in the control group is also called baseline risk. The NNT is the inverse of the risk difference and indicates the number of patients required to be treated to avoid one additional outcome event. Risk difference and NNT are absolute measures of effect.

The relative risk RR or risk ratio is the ratio of the probability of an outcome in an exposed group to the probability of an outcome in an unexposed group. Together with risk difference and odds ratio , relative risk measures the association between the exposure and the outcome. Relative risk is used in the statistical analysis of the data of ecological , cohort , medical and intervention studies, to estimate the strength of the association between exposures treatments or risk factors and outcomes. For example, in a study examining the effect of the drug apixaban on the occurrence of thromboembolism, 8. Assuming the causal effect between the exposure and the outcome, values of RR can be interpreted as follows: [2]. Relative risk is commonly used to present the results of randomized controlled trials. Equivalently, in cases where the base rate of the outcome is high, values of the relative risk close to 1 may still result in a significant effect, and their effects can be underestimated.

Well, both measure association between a binary outcome variable and a continuous or binary predictor variable. And unfortunately, the names are sometimes used interchangeably. The relative risk is also called the risk ratio. Suppose you have a school that wants to test out a new tutoring program. At the start of the school year they impose the new tutoring program treatment for a group of students randomly selected from those who are failing at least 1 subject at the end of the 1st quarter. The remaining students receive the customary academic support control group. At the end of the school year the number of students in each group who fail any of their classes is measured.

The Difference Between Relative Risk and Odds Ratios

In biomedical research, we are often interested in quantifying the relationship between an exposure and an outcome. In this article, which is the fourth in the series of common pitfalls in statistical analysis, we explain the meaning of risk and odds and the difference between the two. Researchers are often interested in evaluating the association between an exposure and an outcome.

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Lesson 3: Measures of Risk

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