Concept information
Preferred term
odds ratio
Type

Topic
Definition

The ratio of two odds. The exposureodds ratio for case control data is the ratio of the odds in favor of exposure among cases to the odds in favor of exposure among noncases. The diseaseodds ratio for a cohort or cross section is the ratio of the odds in favor of disease among the exposed to the odds in favor of disease among the unexposed. The prevalenceodds ratio refers to an odds ratio derived crosssectionally from studies of prevalent cases.
Source: Medical Subject Headings
Type: Concept definition
Broader concept
Synonyms
 disease odds ratio
 exposure odds ratio
 prevalence odds ratio
Source
 Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)
In other languages

Spanish
URI
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/137115
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