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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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Because comparable methods are used from state to stae and from year to year, states can compare risk factor prevalences with other states and monitor the effects of interventions over time.
Heterogeneity in the region-specific slopes over time and in regional prevalences in specific years was measured using standard deviation.
These prevalences are the highest estimated prevalences in Saudi Arabia.
Same or different species of helminthes with variable prevalences have been reported infecting cattle and buffaloes in many parts of the world and Pakistan as well.
The DECODA study group, Age-and Sex-specific Prevalences of Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Regulation in 11 Asian Cohorts.
The birth prevalences of spina bifida, anencephaly, and both NTDs combined were estimated as the total number of cases divided by the total number of live births during the pre-fortification (1995-1996) and post-fortification periods (1999-2011).
In an intention-to-treat analysis, the prevalences of high risk HPV among the intervention and control groups were 14.
The point prevalences of panic and generalized anxiety (both about 6%) were two to four times the 12-month prevalences reported in the general population.
Site-specific prevalences (Figure) ranged from 5% (1 of 19) to 50% (1 of 2).
The point prevalences of panic and generalized anxiety (both about 6%) among the participants were two to four times the 12-month prevalences reported in the general population.
However, this "problem" with using the prevalence ratio is more imaginary than real because standard methods can be used to model prevalences, just as they can be used to model risks (both prevalence and risk are expressed as a proportion; Tables 1 and 2).
Table 1 summarizes the statewide prevalences of PCN-N, ESC-N, and LEV-N that were calculated using the MIC test result data reported by the laboratories.