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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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For disease prevalence adjustment, a method from the OECD was adopted, which was originally developed for the adjustment of Patient Safety Indicator rates by the number of secondary diagnoses (Drosler et al.
There was no indication that water depth played a significant role in increasing disease prevalence in four stony coral species (P = 0.31) (Table 1).
9 The relatively lower disease prevalence rate could be reflective of population cohort selection criterion in our study; over-weight/obese subjects experiencing hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, or hypertension.
study found little inflation in false-positive rates, but not in considerable false-negative rates under certain allele frequency, effect size, and disease prevalence parameters.
GIS has been used to mapping the geographical distributions of disease prevalence, the trend of the disease transmission and the spatial modeling of environmental aspects of disease occurrences (Liu and Chen, 2006, Palaniyandi 2013, and 2012, Srividya et al.
From 1986 to 2012, there has been a significant decline in dracunculiasis or Guinea worm disease prevalence worldwide.
It was reported yesterday that the project concentrates on non-valvular atrial fibrillation and will examine disease prevalence, treatment complications, such as hospital readmissions, and the use of evidence-based guidelines.
As a result, the main control-method for lowering disease prevalence in these regions is to eliminate the vector.
As disease prevalence decreases and screening intervals increase based on current guidelines, the positive predictive value of Pap cytology also will decline, resulting in more false-positive diagnoses and possibly unnecessary procedures and patient stress (Vaccine 2013;31:5495-9).
At a time when nations all across the world are multiplying their agriculture productivity, preventing disease prevalence and solving the problem of environmental pollution, Pakistan needs a national strategy and plan of action to use this revolutionary science for solving/preventing problems and for rapid development.
"Reducing Alzheimer's disease prevalence by focusing right now on vascular risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, even with our limited technology, is not a simple or easy task," Dr.
The research methods for this study involved the following six steps: (1) identify the disease prevalence in the general population, (2) isolate the disease prevalence in donors, (3) determine the percent of donors eliminated through medical history and laboratory screening, (4) ascertain the amount of infectious blood available for transfusion, (5) estimate the number of infected patients, and (6) adjust for recipients who have pre-existing infections.
The result with reference to mango sudden decline syndrome (MSDS) indicated that all varieties of different age groups from different locations significantly vary in disease prevalence. Two varieties, Siroli and Sufida which were cultivated at very low density showed the maximum disease prevalence (80 and 66.67%), if the intensity of trees increased than it may be possible that disease prevalence percentage will be decreased and might become near to other varieties.
Increasing overall disease prevalence has hidden decreasing prevalence of late-stage or complicated disease.
The crop estimates are based on different factors like germination, plant population, average number of bolls per plant, average boll weight data, correlated with pest outbreak data, pest and disease prevalence, weather data, fertilizer and pesticide availability and usage, water availability and flood damages.
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