Why are both absolute risk and relative risk important for community health planning?

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Estimating the risk of disease is an important role for epidemiologists, and within that role, it is important to distinguish between "absolute risk" and "relative risk." Discuss this distinction, and explain how epidemiologists estimate both of these types of risk. Why are both absolute risk and relative risk important for community health planning?


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