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The word stochastic means: 

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random or based on probability 


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What is the definition of "stochastic effect'? 

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An effect whose probability of occurring is altered by radiation exposure. 


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What is the definition of a "nonstochastic effect?" 

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An effect which is definitely going to occur once a certain dosage has been reached. 


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Which type of effect (stochastic or nonstochastic) has no safe threshold? 

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Is a genetic mutation a stochastic or nonstochastic effect? 

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Is skin erythema a stochastic or nonstochastic effect? 

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Nonstochastic effects are also known by these two other names: 

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Deterministic effects and Certainty effects. 


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Are radiationinduced cancers stochastic or nonstochastic effects? 

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Is sterility a stochastic or nonstochastic effect? 

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In which type of effects (stochastic or nonstochastic) is the severity NOT affected by dose or type of radiation? 

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Only the chance of an effect occurring is affected by dose and type of radiation in **** (stochastic/nonstochastic) effects. 

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Late effects tend to be which type  stochastic or nonstochastic? 

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Late effects are those effects which appear at what time? 

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At least 6 months after exposure. 


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More than a normal occurrence. 


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Natural rate of occurrence. 


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What is an epidemiological study? 

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One which compares the endemic rate of something to the rate that occurs in a test group (i.e. a radiated group.) 

