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Descriptor English:   Incidence 
Descriptor Spanish:   Incidencia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   IncidÍncia 
Synonyms English:   Incidences  
Tree Number:   E05.318.308.985.525.375
Definition English:   The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time. 
Indexing Annotation English:   IM general only; coordinate NIM with disease /epidemiol; specify geographic term if pertinent
History Note English:   90; was see INCIDENCE STUDIES 1989 
Record Number:   28583 
Unique Identifier:   D015994 

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