"Risk Factors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
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- Factor, Risk
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Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Risk Factors".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Risk Factors".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Risk Factors" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Risk Factors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.