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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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Point prevalence survey of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use in European acute care hospitals 2011-2012.
Point prevalence of psychiatric disorders during the second trimester of pregnancy: a population-based study.
English national point prevalence survey on healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial use, 2011: preliminary data.
The multivariate analyses presented here support findings from elsewhere which suggest that the degree of connectedness of the sexual network (here measured by point prevalence of concurrency) is playing a significant role in this regard.
Clinical and demographic information was collected as part of the overall point prevalence program.
Manchikanti et al (38) reported that LBP has an annual prevalence rate between 15% and 45% with a point prevalence of 30%.
Rather than for period prevalence estimates, a good calibration is particularly important in point prevalence estimates to avoid any systematic bias, for example, when all athletes participating in the same competition are tested at the same time.
The first point prevalence study of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in young male inmates in the UK.
Rapid fever and malaria parasitemia survey: A cross-sectional survey was carried out in March 2008 to estimate the point prevalence of fever and malaria among indigenous tribal population and migrant labourers.
What is the point prevalence and 12-month prevalence of lower limb pain in the rural villages of Shigatse Municipality?
The Access Block Point Prevalence Survey, carried out on 1 June, aimed to show a 'snapshot' of emergency departments in Australian training hospitals.