For four of the six individual CVD risk factors, "the combination of depression and the risk factor was associated with a significantly worse event rate, compared with the risk factor alone," said Dr.
What does RF stand for?
RF stands for Risk Factor
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Maintaining a proper body weight is also important because being underweight is a risk factor.
Until then, pediatric healthcare providers will continue to have a key role in identifying children at risk for latent TB infection by using the AAP-endorsed risk-assessment questionnaire and should screen children with TST only when >1 risk factor is present.
The importance of the risk factors becomes clearer when considering their impact on retention: "According to a study of persistence in postsecondary education, 64 percent of beginning students with one risk factor persisted in their postsecondary program or completed a degree within 5 years, compared with 43 percent of those with three or more risk factors.
The regs are intended to lessen workers' exposure to ergonomic risk factors by preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
All 28 women had other risk factors for heart disease, such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
The defined risk factors for malignancy are tonsil asymmetry, a visible tonsillar lesion, a neck mass, a history of cancer, constitutional symptoms (unexplained weight loss, fatigue, fever, night sweats, loss of appetite), and a history of tobacco, paan leaf, or betel nut use.
Some risk factors vary with age, gender and ethnic group and may even change [Illegible Text] for suicide frequently occur in combination.