Absolute Risk Reduction versus Relative Risk Reduction: Is One Better for COVID vaccines?

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Roger Seheult, MD of MedCram explains absolute risk reduction versus relative risk reduction.

See all Dr. Seheult’s videos at: https://www.medcram.com (This video was recorded on October 12, 2022)

Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.


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Importance of understanding relative vs. absolute risk reduction regarding COVID-19 vaccines (Peter Attia MD) | https://youtu.be/u1wEruG4jys

Incidence and relative risk of stroke in the diabetic and the non-diabetic population between 1998 and 2014: A community-based stroke register (PLOS) | https://journals.plos.org/plosone/art…

Relative Risk Reduction vs. Absolute Risk Reduction – Dr Malhotra – A CNM Talk Highlight (College of Naturopathic Medicine) | https://youtu.be/hb_oQox1YqE

Another Bit of Pandemic Fallout: The Weaponization of Absolute Risk Statistics (Absolutely Maybe) | https://absolutelymaybe.plos.org/2022…

Safety and Efficacy of Single-Dose Ad26.COV2.S Vaccine against Covid-19 (NEJM) | https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056…

Fact Check-Why Relative Risk Reduction, not Absolute Risk Reduction, is most often used in calculating vaccine efficacy (Reuters) | https://www.reuters.com/article/factc…

Safety and Efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine (NEJM) | https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases (Our World in Data) | https://ourworldindata.org/covid-cases

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