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Odds Ratio MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Odds Ratio
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.740.600.600
G17.680.500
N05.715.360.750.625.590
N06.850.520.830.600.600
Unique ID
D016017
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016017
Annotation
usually NIM
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cross-Product Ratio
Relative Odds
Risk Ratio
Previous Indexing
Probability (1977-1989)
Risk (1977-1989)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under PROBABILITY 1990
History Note
91(90); was see under PROBABILITY 1990
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2008/07/08

No Qualifiers
Odds Ratio Preferred
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