TITLE

GLOSSARY

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2004, Vol. 140 Issue 3, pA-19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents a glossary to the May 2004 issue of the "ACP Journal Club." The term relative risk reduction or RRR, means the proportional reduction in rates of bad events between experimental and control event rate patients in a trial, and accompanied by a 95% confidence interval (CI). NNT stands for number needed to treat and is used to denote the number of patients who need to be treated to prevent 1 additional bad outcome; calculated as 1/ARR, rounded up to the next highest whole number, and accompanied by its 95% CI.
ACCESSION #
13221869

 

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