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01-26-2012
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Calculate Penetrance and Recurrence Risk

how to calculate penetrance and recurrence risk..
Pz somebody can elaborate this calculation...pz

#2
01-26-2012
 USMLE Forums Addict Steps History: Step 1 Only Posts: 177 Threads: 33 Thanked 85 Times in 16 Posts

Here is the ans guys...
Penetrance=actual cases reported in real life/documented rate given for a disease

recurrence risk=penetrance×probability

Probability of different diseases is diffrent based on inheritance pattern.its ggiven in one of post which was answered by the forum member.do have a look at it too.hope it helps

 Tags Biostatistics-Epidemiology

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