Odds Ratio
"Odds Ratio" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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The ratio of two odds. The exposureodds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The diseaseodds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalenceodds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived crosssectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Descriptor ID 
D016017

MeSH Number(s) 
E05.318.740.600.600 G17.680.500 N05.715.360.750.625.590 N06.850.520.830.600.600

Concept/Terms 
Odds Ratio Odds Ratio
 Odds Ratios
 Risk Ratio
 Ratio, Risk
 Ratios, Risk
 Risk Ratios
 Relative Odds
 Odds, Relative
 CrossProduct Ratio
 Cross Product Ratio
 CrossProduct Ratios
 Ratio, CrossProduct
 Ratios, CrossProduct

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Year  Major Topic  Minor Topic  Total 

1992  0  1  1 
1996  0  1  1 
1997  0  1  1 
1999  0  1  1 
2001  0  3  3 
2002  0  10  10 
2003  0  16  16 
2004  0  15  15 
2005  0  20  20 
2006  0  7  7 
2007  0  17  17 
2008  0  14  14 
2009  0  19  19 
2010  0  23  23 
2011  0  25  25 
2012  0  15  15 
2013  0  19  19 
2014  0  24  24 
2015  0  20  20 
2016  0  21  21 
2017  0  30  30 
2018  0  13  13 
2019  0  12  12 
2020  0  4  4 
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