Table 1

Spearman correlations among absolute and comparative risks (10-year and lifetime risks)

Absolute risk (0–100)Comparative risk (1–5)
10-yearLifetime10-yearLifetime
Absolute risk (0–100)
10-year risk0.830.540.60
Lifetime risk0.530.64
Absolute risk (verbal 1–5)
10-year risk0.650.610.560.56
Lifetime risk0.690.770.590.67
  • The correlation between 10-year and lifetime verbal absolute risk is 0.75, and the correlation between 10-year and lifetime comparative risk is 0.86. All correlations are significant at P < 0.001.