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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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In countries such as Finland, Estonia, and Denmark, characterized by low gluten consumption in infancy, celiac disease prevalence is much lower than in Sweden where gluten consumption is high in infancy.
In this manuscript, we illustrate the added value of small area heart disease prevalence estimates on health care delivery.
Childhood infectious disease prevalence was derived from symptoms reported at the 12 bimonthly visits.
That compared with a 56% coronary disease prevalence in those identified as high risk by the genomic test.
Using that number--along with data from the National Health Interview Survey and a series of articles on eye disease prevalence published in the April 2004 issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology--the CDC investigators projected that the number of people in the United States with diabetic retinopathy will increase from 5.
The report also identified gender and racial and ethnic differences in heart disease prevalence.
In March, the new partnership will conduct a workshop in London to gather the most up-to-date information on disease prevalence, control measures, and costs and benefits to the industry.
Environmental justice/community-based participatory research--This program area covers issues particular to subgroups of the population who may be disproportionately exposed, who may be disadvantaged, or who may experience disparities in disease prevalence.
ATLANTA -- The extent of tooth loss was significantly associated with heart disease prevalence in a large population-based study.
Comparison of sexually transmitted disease prevalence by reported level of condom use among patients attending an urban sexually transmitted disease clinic, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2004, 31(3):154-160.
The team discovered that 19 of the patients with a persistent cough had evidence of pertussis infection, translating into a disease prevalence of 12.
The report provides estimates and forecasts of Alzheimer's Disease prevalence, Alzheimer's Disease diagnosis rate, and Alzheimer's Disease treatment rate for the period 2012-2019.
It also incorporates the information on disease prevalence, available tests, and genes that cause a particular disease.
The National Tuberculosis Control Programme has collaborated with Airtel Ghana to execute a population based survey in assessing tuberculosis disease prevalence in Ghana.
Because nearly all pulmonary NTM disease occurred in persons [greater than or equal to] 50 years of age, we calculated age-adjusted disease prevalence rates (by using 95% Poisson exact confidence intervals) for patients [greater than or equal to] 50 years of age in the county census data.