Incidence

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Term Incidence
Description The number of new cases of a disease in a population over a period of time.
Definition [[Definition::Incidence

  The number of new cases of a disease in a population over a period of time. New cases of disease or injury occurring in a specified population in a given time period. The number of new cases of disease in a defined population over a specific time period [contrast with prevalence].]]

References http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/glossary.html#G-D-

http://sra.org/resources_glossary_g-i.php http://www.epa.gov/iris/help_gloss.htm#f http://rais.ornl.gov/home/glossary.html#C

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