Risk Factor

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Risk Factor?

Characteristics (e.g., race, sex, age, obesity) or variables (e.g., smoking, occupational exposure level) associated with increased probability of a toxic effect.

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Comparative Risk Assessment   Cumulative Ecological Risk Assessment   Ecological Risk Assessment   Emission Factor   Environmental Risk   High-Risk Community   Human Health Risk   Limiting Factor   Population at Risk   Relative Risk Assessment   
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