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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 Hudachko:

    What makes this case unique is the individual does not have any of the known risk factors we have seen with Zika virus.

  5. Daniel Lackland:

    Given the excess risks, it is critical for African-Americans to manage risk factors – in particular high blood pressure.

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