Indian Journal of Rheumatology

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Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 136--140

A look at the various ratios in medicine e risk ratio, odds ratio and likelihood ratio


Sourabh Dutta 
 Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India

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Sourabh Dutta
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, PGIMER, Chandigarh
India

This article focuses on 3 kinds of ratios commonly used in biostatistics and research: risk ratio, odds ratio and likelihood ratio. It clarifies the meaning of risk and odds and then delves into the respective ratios.


How to cite this article:
Dutta S. A look at the various ratios in medicine e risk ratio, odds ratio and likelihood ratio.Indian J Rheumatol 2014;9:136-140


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Dutta S. A look at the various ratios in medicine e risk ratio, odds ratio and likelihood ratio. Indian J Rheumatol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2019 Nov 21 ];9:136-140
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