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Definition of person years

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asked May 21, 2017 in BUS 3018F - Models by anonymous

Central exposure to risk can be measured in person years. What is person years?

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answered May 23, 2017 by asilmotala (2,610 points)
Person years is simply a unit of measurement for exposure to risk. It is simply a combination of the number of individuals and duration, as a measure of how much exposure to risk a population has experienced.