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Relative Risk for Diseases: Formula & Calculation

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question 1 of 3

What is the definition of relative risk?

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Use the provided material to answer questions 1-3.

You are a scientist who wants to know how smoking affects the risk of developing breast cancer. You determine the following risks for developing breast cancer:

Smokers: 0.21

Non-smokers: 0.12

1. What is the primary group of interest in this example?

2. What is the comparison group in this example?

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