Assessment of relative risk measurement comparing with odds ratio, attributable risk and number needed to treat


SÜT N., Senocak M.

TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, cilt.24, ss.213-221, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Dergi Adı: TRAKYA UNIVERSITESI TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.213-221

Özet

Objectives: It was aimed to clarify the theoretical aspects of relative risk (RR) and other risk measurements (odds ratio "OR", attributable risk "AR" and number needed to treat "NNT"), to examine the associations between RR and others, to refer the limitations of RR in medical decision making and to put forward some solution suggestions.