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prev·a·lence

 (prĕv′ə-ləns)
n.
1. The condition of being prevalent.
2. Medicine The total number of cases of a disease in a given population at a specific time.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prevalence - the quality of prevailing generally; being widespread; "he was surprised by the prevalence of optimism about the future"
generality - the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
currency - general acceptance or use; "the currency of ideas"
2.prevalence - (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
epidemiology - the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease
ratio - the relative magnitudes of two quantities (usually expressed as a quotient)
3.prevalence - a superiority in numbers or amount; "a preponderance of evidence against the defendant"
number, figure - the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals; "he had a number of chores to do"; "the number of parameters is small"; "the figure was about a thousand"
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prevalence

noun commonness, frequency, regularity, currency, universality, ubiquity, common occurrence, pervasiveness, extensiveness, widespread presence, rampancy, rifeness the prevalence of asthma in Britain and Western Europe
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prevalence

noun
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Translations
إنْتِشار، شُيوع
převaha
udbredelse
elterjedtség
útbreiîsla
geçerlilikyaygınlık

prevalence

[ˈprevələns] N
1. (= dominance) → predominio m
2. (= frequency) → frecuencia f
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prevalence

[ˈprɛvələns] n [illness, condition] → prévalence f
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prevalence

n (= widespread occurrence)Vorherrschen nt, → weite Verbreitung; (of crime, disease)Häufigkeit f; (of fashion, style)Beliebtheit f
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prevalence

[ˈprɛvələns] n (of crime, customs, attitude) → larga diffusione f; (of conditions) → prevalere m
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prevail

(priˈveil) verb
1. (with over or against) to win or succeed. With God's help we shall prevail over sin and wickedness; Truth must prevail in the end.
2. to be most usual or common. This mistaken belief still prevails in some parts of the country.
preˈvailing adjective
1. most frequent. The prevailing winds are from the west.
2. common or widespread at the present time. the prevailing mood of discontent among young people.
prevalent (ˈprevələnt) adjective
common; widespread. Lung diseases used to be prevalent among miners.
prevalence (ˈprevələns) noun
prevail on/upon
to persuade. Can I prevail on you to stay for supper?
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prev·a·lence

n. prevalencia, número de casos en una población afectados por la misma enfermedad en un tiempo determinado.
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prevalence

n prevalencia
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Their study modelled the spread of multiple honeybee diseases and found that crowding many colonies together was "unlikely to greatly increase disease prevalence".
Peripheral artery disease prevalence is further on the rise due to increasing prevalence of risk factors such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension and use of tobacco driving peripheral artery revascularization market.
On disease prevalence, she said that about 60,000 children were born with a heart problem/s every year in the country, while about 30,000 children were diagnosed with some acquired heart disease like rheumatic heart disease, myocarditis, etc.
Around 100,000 CHD cases were registered only in NICVD in 2018, which shows the disease prevalence in the country, she said.
He expressed these views during the inaugurating session of a seminar titled 'KP Spectrum of Disease Prevalence and Public Health' here in the Provincial Health Services Academy.
While medical costs, in aggregate, are growing, the analysis found that disease prevalence and general inflation account for a significant portion of cost increases.
As this was a Cross Sectional Study there were limitations regarding season, disease prevalence and associated factors.
Rising disease prevalence contributed about 50%, and population age (29.8%) and population size (29.5%) were nearly equal in their contribution, whereas service utilization (the number of visits and prescriptions) actually dropped almost 11%, the investigators said.
Over the study period, pharmaceutical spending increased by 327 percent, which can be attributed to changes in demography, increased disease prevalence, increased service utilization, and increases in spending per encounter.
We calculated overall and annual prevalence rates with 95% CIs as the number of patients with [greater than or equal to] 1 isolate (isolation prevalence) and the number of patients with pulmonary disease (disease prevalence), divided by the population, according to the official census of Catalonia (https://www.
When analyzing variation in ACSH, it is important to consider such factors as socioeconomic status and disease prevalence (Ansari 2007; Faisst and Sundmacher 2014).

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