FRCEM Primary - Sample Exam
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Question SBA: #13481
SBAQ: Evidence-Based Medicine
A study is carried out evaluating the relationship between omega 3 supplementation and myocardial infarction (MI) in men over the age of 65. The study examined the MI rate in 100 men taking omega 3 over a 2-year period and 100 men taking placebo over a 2-year period. Over the 2-year period 5 men in the omega 3 group suffered an MI, whereas 15 men in the placebo group suffered an MI.
What is the relative risk of suffering a myocardial infarction? Select ONE answer only.