Hazard

Inherent capability of an agent or a situation to have an adverse effect. A factor or exposure that may adversely affect health. Loosely, in lay speech a synonym for RISK; in epidemiology, a similar concept to RISK FACTOR

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Authors John M. Last
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PublicationTitle A Dictionary of Epidemiology
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PublicationYear 2001
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Website http://pestcontrol.ru/assets/files/biblioteka/file/19-john_m_last-a_dictionary_of_epidemiology_4th_edition-oxford_university_press_usa_2000.pdf
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Category Epidemiology
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Sector Public Health
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Last Updated 28 April 2020, 01:34 (CEST)
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