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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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The distribution of MAF prevalences among all SNPs in the TMCC sample is seen in the following table:
Effect of male circumcision on the prevalence of high-risk human papillomavirus in young men: results of a randomised controlled trial conducted in Orange Farm, South Africa.
The prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in sub-Saharan African populations is an estimated 3%, with modest regional variation (1).
On the other hand, the point prevalence of major depression in this population was under 6%, about half the reported 12-month prevalence in the general population.
That was almost four times the 5% reported lifetime prevalence of PTSD in the general male population.
Similarly, the adjusted prevalences of high CRP among normal, overweight, and obese participants with a normal lipid profile were 14.
There is still considerable confusion and debate about the appropriate methods for analyzing prevalence studies, and a number of recent papers have argued that prevalence ratios are the preferred method and that prevalence odds ratios should not be used.
In 2000, the prevalences of PCN-N, ESC-N, and LEV-N did not vary significantly by level of urbanization.
Between January 1993 and December 1999, researchers investigated whether birthplace was associated with HIV prevalence among attendees at STD clinics at seven public health centers in Los Angeles County.
Unlike surveys that reported a lower prevalence of mental disorders (SN: 2/27/93, p.
The prevalence of SNV-reactive antibody in rural workers indicates that at least one hantavirus is endemic in rodents in northern Colombia and is frequently transmitted to rural residents.
multilocularis connected with farming activities was indirectly demonstrated by high prevalences of alveolar echinococcosis in sows kept indoors but fed with grass (7).