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Synonyms for incidence

the relative frequency of occurrence of something

the striking of a light beam on a surface

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86%) newborns with single deformity, the incidence was 6.
Belas in behalf of Francisco D, Rostata, OIC Provincial Statistical Officer of PSA-BPSA, Biliran province posted poverty incidence among population of 18.
Using incidences (1995-2011) reported by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, the ACS projected that 73,870 new cases of melanoma will be diagnosed in the United States this year--meaning an overall incidence of 23.
The National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) includes interviews with tens of thousands of patients annually to estimate the incidence of various diseases.
They concluded that, while other factors may also have contributed to the decline in breast cancer incidence, the available evidence suggests that much of this decrease is due to the fall in HRT use.
LOS ANGELES -- The use of statins--but not other lipid-lowering drugs--was associated with a substantial decrease in the incidence of prostate cancer in a large study of Finnish men, according to a poster presentation by Teemu Murtola at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Furthermore, Clostridium difficile--associated diarrhea (CDAD) is a hospital-acquired infection associated with use of antimicrobial drugs (6-8) and reducing the incidences of CDAD is an additional potential benefit of improving hospital antimicrobial drug prescribing.
In female mice, there was a dose-related increase in the incidences of combined forestomach squamous-cell papillomas and carcinomas (mainly papillomas).
But one organization, the New York City-based public policy advocacy group, Housing Works, used the Centers for Disease Control data and local New York state statistics to show how a funding disparity toward HIV/AIDS groups was just as much to blame for the high incidence rates in communities of color.
The regression model was used to estimate combined incidences of the four diseases covered by specific national health objectives and for all seven bacterial pathogens.
A new aspect of the annual report is a focus on cancers in which the incidence is increasing.
Moderately higher than normal incidences of lung and other cancers were found among people living around Rocketdyne's Santa Susana Field Lab, according to a report compiled in 1997 but withheld until Thursday.
This group served as a control group, because it was assumed to represent typical incidences of utilization and quality problems that occur in large group practices.
Incidences of breast, thyroid and skin cancers also were higher.
Incidences of nerve pain, bruising and bleeding to the muscle in a hemophiliac patient, and hematomas have been reported with use of the Biojector 2000 needle-free device for administration of FUZEON.