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Title

Ratio, rate, or risk?

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In epidemiology, the terms ratio, rate, and risk have clear definitions. In the emerging publications related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the phrase case fatality rate is being used instead of case fatality ratio.

Date

2020-05-27

Citation

Mantha, Srinivas. 2020. "Ratio, rate, or risk?" The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

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Free online on Lancet site.

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