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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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4, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has increased significantly during the past 10 to 20 years and will continue to increase among all race and ethnicity groups in the coming years, according to a study published online Aug.
Although, several research studies have been performed to investigate the prevalence of diabetes and its associated risk factors, but estimates of the prevalence of diabetes vary widely from study to study.
Statistical analysis: The data thus collected were subjected to statistical analysis through Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) version 20.0 program (2016) to establish associations between prevalence of Cryptosporidium and the risk factors at 95% level of confidence.
From 1980 to 2013, the prevalence of combined OW/OB among children and adolescents in developed countries has risen from 16.9% to 23.8% in boys and from 16.2% to 22.6% in girls.
The increasing prevalence of obesity across the world will result in increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome.
47.4 percent is the highest prevalence of anemia, found in preschool-age children.
Its high prevalence was observed in a recent study conducted in various regions of Pakistan (Abid et al., 2017).
Key words: Anaplasmosis, Prevalence, Cattle and Buffaloes, Nili-Ravi, Mirpur, Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the caries prevalence, severity and pattern in female schoolchildren in Dhahran and Al-Khobar (Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia).
In this issue of JNN, authors from Denmark report on the prevalence of nurse-sensitive indicators among patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) over a 5-year period.
In the report "Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years--Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2014," on page 12, the first sentence of the second paragraph of the Discussion section should have read "Among the six ADDM sites completing both the 2012 and 2014 studies for the same geographic area, all six showed higher ASD prevalence estimates for 2014 compared to 2012, with a nearly 10% higher prevalence in Georgia (p = 0.06) and Maryland (p = 0.35), 19% in New Jersey (p<0.01), 22% in Missouri (p = 0.01), 29% in Colorado (p<0.01), and 31% in Wisconsin (p<0.01)."