U.S. National Library of Medicine
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The numerical value of risk factors in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of risk factors in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In spite of having worse risk factors they tend to live longer than those with lower risk factors and higher socioeconomic standards.
And their provider may want to make sure their blood pressure is appropriately treated along with any other risk factors that may put them at future risk of stroke.
A screen for cardiovascular risk factors( e.g. diabetes, hypertension etc.) is crucial to pick up those which could be treated, to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke patients with psoriasis already carry a higher than average risk of cardiovascular disease, so they should strictly follow standard public health advice about maintaining a healthy body weight and exercise levels, stop smoking, and reduce alcohol intake.
This is a genetic test which essentially means that it measures genetic risk factors for type 1 diabetes and it measures very simply and cheaply in a way that's easy to do, and it means that when a patient presents with diabetes we could measure that genetic risk and if the genetic risk is higher for type 1 diabetes it means they're very likely to have autoimmune type-1 diabetes, and if the genetic risk is low for type 1 diabetes then they're much more likely to have type 2 diabetes, the kind of diabetes associated with obesity.
The risk factors seem to be focused on - none hit on all of the potential risks - that there may be an impact on the results of operations of the issuer, if, for example, they have a significant UK business that could be impacted by changes in exchange rates for the British pound, a couple of offering memorandums focus on the ability to access the capital markets and some risk factors call out that could not only impact the results of operations of the company, but may also impact the debt and equity capital markets and a company's ability to refinance.
Images & Illustrations of risk factors
Translations for risk factors
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for risk factors »
Find a translation for the risk factors definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these risk factors definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"risk factors." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 30 Apr. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/risk factors>.