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About Incidence and Prevalence

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Title: About Incidence and Prevalence
Author: Matheson, Kelly
Abstract: Incidence refers to the calculated risk of acquiring a new state (e.g. becoming sick) within a certain timeframe, which is best represented as a rate with a denominator. Prevalence refers to a sum of instances of a particular disease within the given population at a certain point in time.
Date: 2008
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