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incidence

noun amount, degree, embodiment, exposure, extent, frequency, measure, number, number of times occurred, prevalence, range of occurrence, rate, representative number, representative seleccion, sample, scope
Associated concepts: causation, incidence of a crime, inciience of drug abuse, incidence rate
See also: situation
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The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of the length of disease-free intervals on incidence estimation in three selected common diseases, namely diabetes mellitus, colorectal cancer, and heart failure.
In 23,320 men followed for up to 10 years in the Finnish Prostate Cancer Screening Trial, statin users had a 4% incidence of prostate cancer, whereas nonusers had an 8% incidence, a significant difference, wrote Mr.
The results of the 10 interventions designed to reduce the incidences of GNRB were less consistent.
Therefore, the incidence estimate of Meniere syndrome is likely to be somewhat biased toward underestimation of the disease and overestimation of the disease effect.
Thus, in our studies, rats and mice that received THC for 2 years exhibited body weight reductions, enhanced survival rates, and decreased tumor incidences in several sites, mainly organs under hormonal control.
We believe the data will be viewed by clinicians as clinically important in improving patient outcomes by reducing the overall incidence of adverse cardiovascular outcomes associated with bypass surgery, and this data formed the basis for our regulatory submissions to the authorities in the U.
Researchers found that administration of three doses of an investigational monovalent HPV 16 vaccine to women who had not been infected with HPV 16 prior to enrollment or during the early phase of the study (during which vaccine was being administered) reduced the incidence of the development of HPV 16 infections and HPV 16-related cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (pre-cancer of the cervix).
There is no mystery as to why California has witnessed a significant decline in the incidence of lung and bronchus cancers, while other regions nationwide have seen little or no change," said State Health Director Diana M.
1989); a third showed increased incidences of total malignant tumors, lymphomas and leukemias, and testicular interstitial-cell adenomas in male rats (Soffritti et al.
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.
A new aspect of the annual report is a focus on cancers in which the incidence is increasing.
The study showed higher-than-expected incidences of lung and bronchus cancer among residents living within five miles of the field lab.