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how do I find the propability in biostatistics

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The probability can be defined as a measure of likelihood that an event will occur. The
probability will lie between 0 and 1, where 0 implies the impossibility of the occurrence of the
event and 1 implies that the event will certainly occur. Here, the outcomes of the random
experiment are considered as event.   

The general formula for obtaining probability is,

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P(Event) Number of favorable outcomes Total number of outcomes

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Consider the below hypothetical example of a study which consists of 10,000...

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No Diabetes 11988 (0.11988) 12076 87912 (0.87912) 87924 99900 Diabetes 88 (0.00088) 12 (0.00012) 100 Total Positive Negative Total 100000

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