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CURRICULUM IN CARDIOLOGY - STATISTICAL PAGES
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 106-108

Number needed to treat


Division of Forensic Science, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Amitabh Biswas
Division of Forensic Science, School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Galgotias University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/jpcs.jpcs_31_17

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The Number Needed To Treat (NNT) is a measure used in epidemiology to convey the effectiveness of an intervention. It is the average number of patients who need to be treated to prevent one bad outcome. It is the reverse of the Absolute Risk Reduction. The lower the NNT, the more effective the intervention. In this article we discuss the concept and limitations of this measure.


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