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Risk Factors MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Risk Factors
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.740.600.800.725
N05.715.350.200.700
N05.715.360.750.625.700.700
N06.850.490.625.750
N06.850.520.830.600.800.725
Unique ID
D012307
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012307
Annotation
human and animal; an epidemiologic concept for risk factors in disease, surgery, etc.: do not confuse with RISK, a statistical concept & aspect of probability; coordinate with specific disease or other concept; SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH is available
Scope Note
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, inborn or inherited characteristic, which, based on epidemiological evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Entry Term(s)
Health Correlates
Population at Risk
Populations at Risk
Risk Factor Scores
Risk Scores
Social Risk Factors
Previous Indexing
Risk (1975-1987)
See Also
Organs at Risk
Public MeSH Note
1988; for POPULATION AT RISK see POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS 1983-2016
History Note
1988; for POPULATION AT RISK use POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS 1983-2016
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/05/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30

No Qualifiers
Risk Factors Preferred
Social Risk Factors Narrower
Health Correlates Narrower
Population at Risk Narrower
Risk Scores Related
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