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the quality of prevailing generally

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(epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population

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a superiority in numbers or amount

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GIS is used to mapping the geographical distributions of disease prevalence, and to analyze the disease transmission spatial trend and the spatial modeling of environmental aspects of disease occurrences (Liu and Chen, 2006, Lindsay et al.
In this group of patients with greater disease prevalence, the slightly higher specificity of Pap cytology can then be used to identify precancerous lesions and guide treatment.
We selected a 5-year period assuming it would provide the most accurate estimate of disease prevalence based on the chronic nature of pNTM disease.
Data bases are available for three steps in the conceptual model: 1) disease prevalence in the general population; 2) disease prevalence in donors, and 3) proportion of infected donors screened out through lab and history.
Only three varieties of 13 [+ or -]5 age group were available in surveyed location that indicates significant variation in disease prevalence.
First, the primary concern should not be with reducing disease prevalence, but rather disease burden - the health impact as measured by disability and premature mortality.
In another study, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B in June 2008, Thornhill and Fincher found that where disease prevalence has been historically high, cultures tend toward collectivist values such as ethnocentrism and conformity--because, they argue, these inward-looking cultural values inhibit the transmission of diseases.
Barnes and her associates set out to estimate what the impact of risk factor reduction strategies would be on Alzheimer's disease prevalence.
The theory works by establishing an initial-condition-independent positive lower bound for the long-term value of a component of a dynamical system, such as population size or disease prevalence.
The highest prevalence rates of the disease are noted in the Saharawi people of Africa in whom celiac disease prevalence is believed to be around 5 per cent (6).
The investigators point out that while the results will be reassuring to many women, the pill's risks and benefits may vary in different countries, depending on patterns of use and disease prevalence.
The statistics come from the World Health Organisation's global database of disease prevalence.
Subsequent angiography found a coronary disease prevalence of 17% in the low-risk group, 33% in the medium-risk group, and 60% in the high-risk group.
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The gamma test is most effective alongside the skin test in herds of high disease prevalence to help identify and remove infected cattle earlier.