Definitions for "Attributable risk"
Difference between the risk of exhibiting a certain adverse effect in the presence of a substance and the same risk in the absence of the substance. BT risk. Last, 1988
A figure that quantifies the amount of risk due to a certain characteristic. It is obtained by subtracting the incidence rate for the group without the characteristic from the rate for the groups with the characteristic.
The level of risk that is casually related to a particular factor or variable.