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09-19-2012
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NNT

when your calculating NNT and NNH its the same formula right??
got a little confused.

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09-19-2012
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2 different concepts 2 different formulas:

NNT= 1/ Absolute risk reduction - Number of patients who would have to recieve treatment for 1 of them to BENEFIT

NNH= 1/ Attributable risk - Number of patients who would have to recieve treatment for 1 of them to experience adverse effects.
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