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at risk

adverb at peril, capable of loss, involved, pooentially liable
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For every 100 woman-years at risk, there were roughly 38 infections when condoms were used by male partners for 100% of instances of vaginal intercourse in the preceding eight months, 62 infections when condoms were used 50-99% of the time, 160 when condoms were used 5-49% of the time and 89 when condoms were used less than 5% of the time.
Targeted testing is intended to prevent progression of TB by identifying persons at risk for TB infection or disease who would benefit from treatment for latent TB infection (LTBI).
Sixty-year-old runners are easier to test because to the extent they may be at risk for SCD, they almost certainly have CAD.
When you start to have penetrations into a network that change your information or data, it can lead to an unraveling of that trusted relationship with your customers and your peers, and it puts the whole enterprise at risk.
In the financial world, an investor is at risk every time an investment is chosen.
Because capitation rates are predicated upon the actual enrollment of a population with expected costs in a bell-shaped curve centering on a mean value, a capitated provider group is at risk if the actual population enrolled has a mean demand in excess of the assumed mean.
If I fail to make an appropriate risk assessment, I can lose the order that may keep my people working, or worse, maybe get the order that can place my whole operation at risk for its very survival.
Because of their impulsivity, hallucinations, lack of social skills, difficulty initiating contact or maintaining personal relationships, and problems with sexual aggression, these people are more at risk for AIDS than the general population (Brenda, 1991; Carmen & Brady, 1990; Susser, et al., 1994).
Had the company done further analysis, executives would have learned that the Taiwan Straits issue--while often addressed in regional media--is likely a "red herring." Chinese and Taiwanese leaders have too much at stake economically and politically to put the waterway at risk. Yet, the company delayed entry into China and, as a result, lost ground to its competitors.
One of the current debates in risk management concerns the "best" measure of risk.Value at risk, which is widely used, is measured by selecting a high probability p, such as 99%, and calculating the magnitude of the loss that would be exceeded 1-p percent (in this case 1%) of the time.Although there are solid technical grounds for preferring some alternative risk measures, value at risk is often more readily understood because it is similar to the familiar notion of a worst-case loss, which, since it will never be exceeded, is the 100% value at risk.