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Risk factor

In arbitrage pricing theory or the multibeta capital asset pricing model, the set of common factors that impact returns, e.g., market return, interest rates, inflation, or industrial production.

Risk Factor

In arbitrage pricing theory, any risk, especially a macroeconomic situation, that may affect an asset or investment. Examples of risk factors include inflation and interest rates.
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Epidemiologic data analysis revealed that predisposing factors of nontoxigenic C.
7) One of the predisposing factors for volvulus is the presence of a diaphragmatic defect; in adults, organoaxial volvulus occurs commonly in the setting of a post-traumatic diaphragmatic defect or a para-oesophageal hernia.
Clavicular fracture, listed by some investigators as a predisposing factor, is more likely an associated lesion and the consequence of a shift in the direction of the vector of the stretching force toward a lower cosine value in relation to the brachial plexus nerve bundles.
One predisposing factor for thoracic aneurysm was the type of AAA, Dr.
Overall, 94 patients (59%) had an underlying predisposing factor (Table 2).
It is also the most common predisposing factor for M.
Additionally, in humans, altered CCL5 expression may be a predisposing factor leading to TB disease progression.
4-8,17) Few cases have been reported in patients who did not have a predisposing factor.
Aging is a significant predisposing factor for many diseases such as cancer, dementia, type 2 diabetes, kidney disease and cardiovascular disease, and such pharmaceuticals promise global benefit to human health, productivity and quality of life.
In humans, increasing age is considered a significant predisposing factor for more severe clinical disease in WNV infection (13).
Prof Sheikh, who advises the Government on allergy issues, said: "These findings provide strong supporting evidence that, at least in a subset of those with allergic problems, the filaggrin gene defect may be the fundamental predisposing factor not only for the development of eczema but also for initial sensitisation and progression of allergic disease.
At the onset of candidemia, all cases in the study hospital had at least one predisposing factor.