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prevalence

[′prev·ə·ləns]
(genetics)
The frequency with which a medical condition is found in specific population at a specific time.
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Lifetime prevalence and age-of-onset distributions of DSM-IV disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication.
As shown in table 1, the lifetime prevalence of sexual relationship in males was significantly higher than females (32.
Lifetime prevalence of psychiatric disorders in South Africa.
Depression is a serious disorder in today's society, with estimates of lifetime prevalence as high as 21% of the general population in some developed countries.
He told 7DAYS: "For depression the lifetime prevalence is 17 per cent, which means that around one in five people in any country will suffer from depression at any given time.
More than 6 percent of the population is affected each year, with lifetime prevalence exceeding 15 percent.
We have found that lifetime prevalence of suicidal ideation among young adults was 11- 13 per cent while current prevalence was six per cent.
A third group of studies investigated lifetime prevalence of any alcohol consumption (Forman et al.
In the general US population lifetime prevalence of sexual assault is 17 percent and 3 percent for women and men, respectively.
In 2009, the lifetime prevalence of cannabis was reported at 11.
Ruth Lanius, chair of the clinical advisory board to the PTSD Association of Canada, the lifetime prevalence rate of PTSD in Canada is approximately eight per cent.
Lifetime prevalence of illicit substances other than marijuana were similar among US youth in 2006 (12.