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What does AR stand for?

AR stands for Attributable Risk

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Appendices feature the committee's public hearings agendas, biographical sketches of committee members, the classification systems used in evidence reviews, a summary table of estimates of population attributable risk, glossary, and information available online about radiation exposure of the U.
Compared with other major risk factors for CVD, type 2 diabetes carries a low attributable risk because it is not as highly prevalent; however, an explosive increase in the prevalence of adiposity, which promotes insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome, has assigned "prediabetes" a major role in preventive cardiology.
Formula 1a PAF = Attributable risk (AR) * Risk factor exposure prevalence * 100%/Total asthma incidence Formula 1b PAF = (OR--1/OR) * Proportion exposed of those with incident asthma * 100% OR AR was calculated from the odds ratio (OR), an estimate of relative risk (RR) among studies with stable exposure distribution.
Cost consequences of induced abortion as an attributable risk for preterm birth and informed consent.