Associations to the word «Prevalence»
PREVALENCE, noun. The quality or condition of being prevalent; wide extension.
PREVALENCE, noun. (epidemiology) The total number of cases of a disease in a given statistical population at a given time, divided by the number of individuals in that population.
PREVALENCE, noun. The quality of prevailing generally; being widespread; "he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future".
PREVALENCE, noun. (epidemiology) the ratio (for a given time period) of the number of occurrences of a disease or event to the number of units at risk in the population.
PREVALENCE, noun. A superiority in numbers or amount; "a preponderance of evidence against the defendant".
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