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Population Impact Number From Eliminating a Risk Factor (PIN-ER)

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The population impact number from eliminating a risk factor for a given period of time t (PIN-ER-t) can be used to help communicate the impact of removing a risk factor for a disease. This incorporates the population attributable risk (PAR) described in the previous section. Since a condition may have several risk factors, this helps describe the benefit of removing a single one.

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