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the relative frequency of occurrence of something

the striking of a light beam on a surface

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In addition, indoor exposures to allergens and to other biologics have been implicated in the increased incidence of asthma because more time is spent indoors and indoor environments have been made more airtight to improve energy efficiency (Bush 2001; Zeldin et al.
There is emerging consensus that validated laboratory based tests are the method of choice to estimate national HIV incidence and assess the impact of national prevention programmes.
One needs to ask: Is there truly common ground on reducing the incidence of abortion if even moderate anti-abortion groups cannot step up to the plate and work for access to contraception?
The mean annual incidence in Amerindians there is 48.
Global trends in breast cancer incidence and mortality 1973-1997.
This Australian/Dutch study looked at the association between serum concentrations of antioxidant nutrients and incidence (person based and tumor based) of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the skin among a random subsample of 485 adults from an Australian community.
The culling raised TB incidence in each overall area (SN: 11/29/03, p.
The key point to keep in mind in understanding this study is that throughout the entire study period, the incidence of new HIV infections was relatively stable, mostly under 1.
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma incidence and death rates are increasing for both men and women (at less than two per cent annually);
The race categories for national data were expanded this year to include cancer incidence for Asians/Pacific Islanders in addition to whites and blacks.
Chan PG, Sung H-Y and Sawaya GF, Changes in cervical cancer incidence after three decades of screening US women less than 30 years old, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2003, 102(4): 765-773.
As early as October 1986, the cumulative incidence of AIDS among blacks and Latinos registered at more than three times the incidence rate for whites.
A key element of the Tempur-Medical [R] Ultimate Skin Management Program [TM] (TUSMaP[TM]), the Tempur-Med[TM] mattress has been shown effective in reducing the incidence of pressure ulcers in long-term care to levels not thought possible.
Professor Harvey White, principal investigator in the trial, reported to the European Society of Cardiology meeting in Stockholm, that in the trial ANGIOMAX reduced the combined incidence of death or investigator-reported second myocardial infarction compared to heparin at 30 days by 1.
The overall incidence and mortality from cancer in the United States are decreasing.