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1. Relative risk
This term may have any of the following meanings depending upon context. * Ratio of the risk of disease or death among the exposed to the risk among the unexposed: this usage is synonymous with "risk ratio"; * Alternately, the ratio of the cumulative incidence rate in the exposed to the cumulative incidence rate in the unexposed, i.e. the cumulative incidence ratio; * Sometimes used as a synonym for "odds ratio".