Interpreting the Odds Ratio

The odds ratio for Lenny's bakery was 3.46. Which of the following would be the correct interpretation of this odds ratio?


3.46% of the people who ate food from Lenny's bakery developed hepatitis A.

The incidence of hepatitis among people who ate food from the bakery was 3.46/1,000.

The odds that a “case” ate at the bakery were 3.46 to 1.

People who ate food from the bakery had 3.46 times the risk of developing hepatitis      compared to people who did not eat food from the bakery.