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Mesh term Causality

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Epidemiologic Factors

Description

The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors.


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Precipitating Factors
Protective Factors
Risk Factors


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