Definitions for risk factors

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Risk Factors

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of risk factors in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of risk factors in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo:

    ... risk factors that are more appropriate for the longer-term nature of most insurance liabilities.

  2. Miguel Toribio-Mateas:

    When you make IGF less active, it reduces risk factors linked to diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

  3. Suzanne Steinbaum:

    People who have multiple risk factors for heart disease or who do have heart disease have a tendency to be depressed.

  4. Tom Frieden:

    In spite of having worse risk factors they tend to live longer than those with lower risk factors and higher socioeconomic standards.

  5. Deborah Greenwood:

    Although there is a genetic component of diabetes, there are modifiable risk factors that can reduce risk of heart attack, stroke and death.

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