assessment
Appraisal.
- health risk a. (h.r.a.) method of describing an individual's chance of falling ill or dying of a specified condition, based on actuarial calculations that compare chance of acquiring condition with that of general population expressed as expected age at which death or disease will occur, and intended as a way of drawing an individual's attention to the probable health consequences of risk behavior.

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as·sess·ment (ə-sesґmənt) an evaluation or appraisal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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