Talk:Odds ratio

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 Definition Ratio of the relative incidence (odds) of a target disorder in an experimental group relative to the relative incidence in a control group; reflects how the risk of having a particular disorder is influenced by the treatment (odds ratio of 1 means that there is no benefit of treatment compared to the control group). [d] [e]
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Will be a very useful article. In defining the Odds ratio I think it's necessary to explain A, B, C and DGareth Leng 13:53, 28 January 2011 (UTC)

I would say, essential! The article was started a long time ago and since then nothing happened, it seems. The last couple of days I made some additions to make it also useful to mathematical statisticians but still the basic presentation needs a lot of work, I think. Odds ratio, odds, Bayes' theorem, conditional probability are all very closely related, and are central topics in medical statistics and epidemiology, applied statistics in general, mathematical statistics, and theoretical probability. Richard D. Gill 20:53, 28 January 2011 (UTC)