Some articles on excess, excess fraction, fraction:
... However, some epidemiologists use "attributable risk" when referring to the excess risk, also called the risk difference or rate difference ... and Robins distinguished between excess fraction and etiologic fraction in 1988 ... Etiologic fraction is the proportion of the cases that the exposure had played a causal role in its development ...
Famous quotes containing the words fraction and/or excess:
“The mother as a social servant instead of a home servant will not lack in true mother duty.... From her work, loved and honored though it is, she will return to her home life, the child life, with an eager, ceaseless pleasure, cleansed of all the fret and fraction and weariness that so mar it now.”
—Charlotte Perkins Gilman (18601935)
“I would rather have a young fellow too much than too little dressed: the excess on that side will wear off, with a little age and reflection; but if he is negligent at twenty, he will be a sloven at forty, and stink at fifty years old.”
—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (16941773)